Articles with tag: island princess

Island Princess from Lions Gate bridge © SilentObserver/Flickr/CC BY 2.0
Island Princess is seen mainly as a comfortable mid-sized ship, complete with exciting facilities and services. This vessel has a huge variety of food and amenities for both children and adults. Island Princess belongs to the Coral-class of the Princess Cruise line . Built in France, she is...
Boarding starts from the noon, and today morning can be dedicated to walks on Vancouver streets, that is the third part of my acquaintance with the city philosophy. The weather is very gray and rainy, but it is not a trouble for such enthusiast as I am. Center of Vancouver is not that big and...
Vancouver from the side is partly seen already (tomorrow we will see it from the board of the ship). Now we'll see Vancouver from above. But day was cloudy (it rains very often in this region, as well as on the south-east of Alaska , in a so called handle of a Alaskan pan). But I'd rather...
Finally the outlines of  Skagway  appeared in the distance with cruise ships moored at its berth - today our " Island Princess " met with "Seven Seas Navigator" of the "Regent Seven Seas Cruises" - of the luxury US cruise company based in Florida, which...
Though the cruise from Vancouver to Alaska is relatively short, it can be easily divided into three logical parts: the first one is a departure from Vancouver, the passage through its surrounding area, and a day at sea following after this: the second part are three stops in...
So, we continue. And now let's walk further… A pleasant local fellow accompanying us in taiga tells about the herbs growing in  Alaska . The aviation part of our trip begins. We got quite far, Hoonah is situated 31 miles (50 kilometers) from  Juneau  and is separated from...
What amazing watercolor paints! Here is the cockpit: The nearby plane starts to run - it's time for us to follow it! We return back to  Ketchikan , and as you can see in the photo, two other seaplanes are flying from the opposite direction. We are going to the runway of the...
The ship bristled with the camera lenses: There is a movement on decks. " Island Princess " stopped not far from the glaciers - in this photo, it seems that you only need to bent a little over the side to touch the ice. However, we are not in "Titanic", and such touches were not included in...
The most interesting part of the cruise is left "for dessert." Today the ship will sail along amazingly beautiful bays of " Glacier Bay National Park ". Because of this occasion we had to wake up early - around 7 am the ship crossed the border of the national park and took on board a...