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Statue of Liberty
New York

Statue of Liberty – A Photo Gallery

The Statue of Liberty is such an iconic landmark, it really does not need any introduction.  We took a ferry to both Liberty Island and Ellis Island to visit. The Statue of Liberty stands on Liberty Island in New York Harbour. The copper statue was designed by Frederic Auguste Bartholdi, a French sculptor and was built by Gustave Eiffel. It was a gift to the United States from the people of France.  A smaller version of the statue stands on a small island on the River Seine in Paris. The statue is of a Libert[...]
Sailing Glacier Bay, Alaska
Glacier Bay

Visiting Glacier Bay, Alaska

Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve is a must for anyone’s bucket list.  It is truly stunning.  It is located along the south eastern Alaska coastline.  The inside passage cruises usually spend a day sailing into, around and out of the bay. We sailed into Glacier Bay on a rather rainy and windy morning in July aboard the Holland America Line ship, MS Noordam.  It was a really cold morning so we rugged up with lots of layers. I was also up early to grab a great spot at the bow of the ship where I set up my tri[...]