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August 14th, 2023
Hi, Marjy So nice to hear from you. Needless to say, we had a fabulous time in Alaska. Everything, including the weather, cooperated. We changed up our itineray a little on the way to Denali. The weather was looking pretty good driving up from Anchorage so we stopped at the Talkeetna Air Taxi and asked if we could take our ride that day instead of waiting until Wednesday. There was no problem at all. They were very accommodating and we had a wonderful flight over the Alaska Range and saw everything in it's sunny glory! Including landing on the glacier and throwing a few snow balls. All our accommodations were fine. We also loved the Hotel Juneau, but the only problem we had was getting a taxi from there to the Uncruise office. Our suitcases were just to heavy to try to trek it, and we called all 5 taxi services and none picked up. There was no shuttle service from the hotel, but we were fortunate that the driver was a really nice guy and he was taking another guest to the ferry so we hitched a ride. The cruise was spectacular in every way. We had adventures every day and saw lots of wildlife. The crew was excellent. They knew so much about the wildlife and the waters we were in. It was a terrific group of people and everyone got along really well. We definitely have the travel bug now. I came home with a mild case of Covid that I picked up the last night of the cruise, but all good now. Am attaching a couple of pictures of us in a separate email. Thanks again for all your help and hard work. It made our trip. A&L
August 4th, 2023
My dear Marj, I just want to thank you so very very much for all that you did to put me on that spectacular cruise. (Hurtigruten Roald Amundsen, Nome Alaska to Vancouver BC) It really was the trip of a lifetime! Everything about it - the ship, my room, the food, the lecture, the zodiac trips - were all just incredibly wonderful. And it was so good to finally be able to spend some time with you. But most wonderful of all was the crew. I fell in love with, and bonded with, all of them. They are all very special people who clearly love their jobs and are there just to make sure you have a good trip. I would travel with this company again anytime, and as you know, hope to do so again to Antarctica, probably about next year. If you haven't done so already, please go ahead and cancel the Norway trip. I will keep it on my bucket list, but want to go South first. Big Hugs!!!!!! (ED NOTE .. AND SHE DID " go south" because she was referring to Antarctica! I booked her to Antarctica and she went November of 2023) CH

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small ship cruises in Alaska
Small Ship Cruises

There are many great itineraries available for these versatile small ship cruises in 2025!

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Midsize Luxury Cruises

Relax on board luxurious ships and savor exquisite cuisine as you travel to a spectacular array of diverse and exotic destinations.

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Expedition Ships

Expedition cruises can focus on the natural setting, the nature, the history, and the culture of unique destinations.

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Yacht Charters

A prefect option for families and groups of 6 or less, the full yacht charter! Often at less cost than 3 cabins on a traditional small ship cruise!

At Alaska Cruises & Vacations, small ship cruising is our passion! These are the cruises that get you up close to what we think you are coming to Alaska to see, the real Alaska! Scenic wonders, marine wildlife, outdoor adventure all can be had from the comfort of your ship and give you more of an Alaska experience than just a trip!

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