Thursday, May 21, 2009

Tell me Thursday - A Ride to the Glacier and Ice Field


When my hubby told me we were going on an Alaskan cruise for Mother's Day (our anniversary, and my birthday) I was super excited. We hadn't been on a cruise since our daughter was born and they were all quick weekend ones. I was looking forward to not cooking, not cleaning, and letting the boat rock me to sleep (really they don't rock all that much, but it sounds nice.) So when he told me he booked an excursion (we normally skip them) that would take us in a helicopter up to an glacier and that we would get to dog sled I was truly blown away.
So my Wordless Wed. photo was taken in the helicopter as we flew above a glacier. You can see the helicopter's shadow at the bottom and its propeller(?) at the top.
And it was amazing!!!! The photos don't even compare and I have a ton more to share. (even some of the dogs, which were so nice.) I will slowly be putting them up on my ljdesignphoto Flickr pages as I go though them. But for those who can't wait here are some taken in the helicopter and once we landed the first time. Enjoy!





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3 comments:

Momma J said...

Simply stunning!

Allie said...

Beautiful, incredible photos, Lorissa! And what a trip - such a wonderful gift for your whole family!

I have given you a Lemonade award - stop by to check it out when you have a minute!
http://allieart4children.blogspot.com/2009/06/playing-catch-up.html

Walk in the Woods said...

Wow - beautiful. What else can I possibly add?

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