Ferry from Bellingham to Haines, Alaska

Take the Alaska Marine Highway (Alaska’s ferry system) from Bellingham up the Inside Passage to Haines and then drive the last 750 miles to Anchorage. That’s the plan. We left Bellingham Friday night. Saturday was spent entirely at sea cruising through Canada and yesterday (Sunday) morning we arrived at our first stop: Ketchikan. Mike and I had spent quite a bit of time here, nearly 10 years ago, when we were working for NOAA aboard the Fairweather and it was a sort of homecoming. If it hadn’t been for the clear, sunny skies it might have felt more familiar. It’s...
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And we’re off!

We’re on our way to Bellingham to hop on the ferry to Alaska! This is mostly just a test post to try out the the new camera and blogging from the iPad. The photo below was sent to the iPad from the camera via wifi and the post was created on the iPad. A first for me!