Whole & Unleashed

Travel: Alaska

Went to a lovely family trip with my parents and Erica during the last week of July. We took a tour bus from Toronto to Vancouver which lasted 9 days. We decided for a relaxing end to our trip: cruising with Holland America from Vancouver to Seward, Alaska. I’ve always been a fan of Royal Caribbean cruises so I was nervous about going on a different cruise line. But I was sure I’ll love it anyways, I’ll take any chance to be close to the sea. Needless to say, it turned out to be a relaxing, quite pleasant trip. We took the 7-Day Glacier Discovery Zaandam ship and stopped by Ketchikan, Juneau, Skagway, Glacier bay and finally arriving to Seward, Alaska.

It was exactly what I needed to disconnect and reset. No work emails, no social media, no noise. Just me, the sea and my family.

 Day 2: Ketchikan, Alaska Day 2: Ketchikan, Alaska

We joined some shore excursions, one of them was snorkeling in -6 ˚C waters in Ketchikan. The water was pretty murky so we didn’t see much. Some starfish, sea cucumbers, crabs and fish.

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Gorgeous sunrise and sunset views all around. The sea has such a calming invigorating effect.

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