Post office at Hyder, Alaska
A sign left by the owner of Seafood Express, a bus converted to a lunch counter. Not open on Sundays though.
I love Alaska! A converted bus eatery!
Great little town - Hyder, Alaska
A run to Endicott Arm and Dawes Glacier - whales!
Waterfall at Ford's Terror
South Sawyer Glacier
calving at South Sawyer Glacier - June 2012
calving at South Sawyer Glacier
Hanging glacier inside Tracy Arm near South Sawyer Glacier
One of the many waterfalls in Tracy Arm
Juvenile eagle on an iceberg just inside the Tracy Arm bar
Brown bear just outside Tracy Arm
Waterfalls inside Tracy Arm
Icebergs near South Sawyer Glacier
Harbor seal mom and pup
Small calving event at South Sawyer Glacier
Lots of bits of ice calving off
Harbor seal checking our boat out.
One of the waterfalls along the way to South Sawyer Glacier
More falls and bergs
The approach to South Sawyer Glacier, passing Sawyer Island. The cruise ships cannot get past the island.
More calving on South Sawyer Glacier - this day, we saw six events!
Calving is often referred to as "white thunder". The cracking sounds like thunder and it is loud when it gives way and slides into the water. The boat is a safe distance away but we still experience a bit of gentle rocking from the wave.