On a side note, if you have an online backup service that you're very happy with, please let me know.
Now, back to our regularly-scheduled programming--I have some eagles and mountains to show you!
Our day in Haines began with, yes, indeed, another breakfast so large that it required a second plate:
And then it was off to adventures!
|We actually tendered from the ship on this morning, since the tide was high and the dock was too low.|
|Haines was a VERY sleepy little town, and we did not find many humans other than those from our cruise ship when we went out and about to explore.|
|Our bus driver, however, did point out this totem pole to us. It's a modern creation, and includes something very relevant both to us and, it seems, to Haines.|
|It's a tourist! See him getting off of a boat, with a camera around his neck, and his blue jeans and his shirt with "ALASKA" on it? That's basically me, although my shirt had a squid on it.|
|Our organized excursion was a raft float through an eagle preserve with Chilkat Guides. We were required to wear not only life jackets, but also those knee-high boots. Doesn't Matt look cute?|
|Remember how I'm kind of afraid of the water? Wonder why all of our excursions took place on the water? Me, too! I thought that I was about to die most of the time, but the fact that I didn't was probably good for me.|
|And we. Saw. EAGLES!!!!!!11!!!!!!!|
|And pretty scenery.|
|Sometimes with eagles.|
|I was the first one to spot this eagle's nest.|