Glacier Bay
College Fjord

On the morning of September 3ed, Labor Day, we flew from San Francisco to Vancouver, BC. We arrived at the Vancouver International Airport and, after clearing customs, had to wait for our bus to the Cruise ship terminal in downtown Vancouver.

Terminal at Vancouver AirportOur ship along side the Ferry Terminal

Our ship was the Sun Princess. It was 157.2 feet long and 105.8 feet wide and drew 26' 7.5". It had 1950 passengers and 900 crew. It's cruising speed was 20.0 knots and it could make a top speed of 22.5 knots.

The Sun PrincessSun Princess at the terminal

The BowThe Stern






View from our CabinThe Party DeckRadar

After getting situated in our stateroom, we went ashore to explore GasTown, the old part of downtown Vancouver...

Gas TownGasTown

Courtyard in GastownGasTown StreetA touristShip from Gastown

Back aboard the Sun Princess, we took in gorgeous views of the Vancouver Harbor including watching seaplanes come and go...Vancouver HarborFerry

Float PlaneHarbor

We set sail at approximately 5:30pm and passed out through the Lion's Gate Bridge at 6:13pm.

Bon VoyageSailing

Skyline at duskToward the Bridge, Stanley Park on Left
Bridge at SunsetLions Gate
Under the BridgeCityScapethe Lifeboat drill

We sailed away from the city and through the Canadian Inside Passage on the 4th of September. The weather was rainy and overcast so there was nothing particularly photogenic until we reached Ketchikan on the morning of September 5th.

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