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On Day 3 of our cruise, as we approached Glacier Bay, we caught this beautiful full rainbow, which we viewed off our balcony. This was a good omen, as we were to have a spectacular viewing and photo day today.
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As we approach the inlet to Glacier Bay, we can see the landscape as the fog has lifted, and the clouds have somewhat cleared.
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Cathy brings out the binoculars to view the gorgeous landscape from our balcony.
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The beautiful blue waters of the bay lapping against the shores of the spruce forests, and the mountains poking up into the clouds - the beauty of nature at its best!
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The verdant spruce covered mountain as we sail into Glacier Bay.
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The small waves created by the wake of our ship mimic the forms of the mountains in the landscape.
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Approaching the inlet to Glacier Bay, we begin to see Valley Glaciers up in the mountains.
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A close up shot of the Valley Glaciers in the mountains ahead.
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THe blue sky, the clouds, the mountains, the glaciers, the green trees, and the deep blue water - it doesn't get any better than this!
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Cathy enjoying the beautiful views from our balcony.
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As we are sailing up Glacier Bay, the clouds seem to be gathering again, but that just adds to the drama.
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A shaft of sunlight peeks through the clouds to light up the water.
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More Valley Glaciers in the mountains as we cruise deeper into Glacier Bay.
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Snow covered mountains with Valley Glaciers partially covered by a blanket of clouds. Look towards the right, between the clouds and the dark green peaks, and you can see the snow covered peaks in the distance.
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A telephoto shot reveals the snow covered peaks in the distance.
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More streams of sunlight through the clouds illuminating the water and the mountains.
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More streams of sunlight through the clouds illuminating the water and the mountains.
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Just a hint of blue sky and the sunlight reveals the Valley Glaciers in the cirques of the mountains.
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A telephoto view of the Valley Glaciers in the cirques of the mountain peaks.
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Notice the huge Valley Glacier on the right.
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Just a beautiful mountain scene (We would have liked some blue sky, though).
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Some spectacular snow covered peaks!
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Here is Joe taking pictures with the telephoto lens.
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The snow lays up in the cirques in this mountain scene.

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