Friday, August 17, 2007

Day Two: Sitka, Alaska

We are well into our honeymoon and have opted to purchase a plan that will allow us internet access for fifty-five cents a minute. I am brought back to the old days of AOL when we were to log our times (and I would fudge mine a little) in order to pay for our allotted instant messaging.

Yesterday was a sea day, which meant we spent a lot of time lounging about, eating way too much food, reading in the corridors, discovering strange little spaces on the ship. We have a room with a balcony, so we could lazily watch the striking mountains slide by, enshrouded in mist. I've written a great deal, but mostly taken notes to see what will spring up after.

Today was our first port day, and we signed up for sea kayaking, which was really just paddling around an inlet. But the wildlife was breathtaking--a sea lion, several bald eagles, thousands of spawning salmon close enough to touch. We wandered around, found some local art (wood prints) to bring back with us, eventually made our way back here.

I wanted to just check in, let everyone know things are going well, that the effects of the "divorce boat" haven't come to fruition, and that we have a new purchase--an underwater point and shoot digital camera, which allowed us to be voyeurs with the salmon!

1 comment:

KeLL said...

I can't wait to see your pictures!