2017

This years cruise will be to the north of Bella Bella and south of Prince Rupert...

But first a trip to the Panama Canal!





On our way, Miami at sunset

              
 
Welcome to Aruba!



Entering the Canal  from the
Atlantic side

 

The new Bridge of the
Americas
 

Amazing construction
scale

 


The new lock for the
Pana-Class ships
 


The first lock and its
towing rail cars

 

first step of the 85'
elevation rise

 


An oil tanker next to us
in the locks

 

A look back to the
Atlantic side
 


A look forward to
Lake Gatun


 

A Pana-Class
container ship

 

Worlds largest mobile
crane

 

and a prison!


 

Lori "swimming"
The Panama Canal!



 



 


The Pacific side locks with
the new locks to the right,

Last Lock set


 


Bridge of the Americas
 


The Port of Panama

 

Panama City


 

The beautiful city of
Manzanillo Mexico,
 

 


 Crazy cool fish
at the dock

3/10/17


The Bella and 
ready to continue north
from Victoria.



SeaNile in tow, note the
 new 3/8" Amsteel
19,000# tow line.

5/19/17


The Bella and a host
of white sided
Dolphins as we head
north up Johnstone Straight




The Dolphins spent
over an hour in our wake!




And happy to get a 15
mile free ride north!




Kwatsi Bay shore line
guarded by an enormous
Black bear.





He spent most of the day
dining on the new grass
crop on a sunny day.
5/20/17



He didn't seem to mind
the company...as long as
we were on the boat!



The Bella and Blue C's
at the Kwatsi dock




Kwatsi Bay Prawns
For dinner!




A wonderful 100' Wide
waterfall as we leave
Kwatsi Bay
5/22/17


Lots of crab in
Port McNeill!



The Ketchikan rain gage
is almost over the top...
IN JUNE???



Ocean Falls had crab
to spare. Fishing made easy
on the SeaNile!




Dry pass has a new channel
marker and we have a
scookum 40 year marker!





A beautiful day in
Port Protection rafted to the
Blue C's




The Port Protection General
Store mascot!



Black bears waiting for
the salmon.













The Totem grave yard
just outside Craig







The carving shed recreating
the decaying totems



waiting to be recreated

 









Finally a Spirit Bear!!
Unbelievable luck as we
pass Princess Royal Island.





The only place in the world
one can see a Kermode or
Spirit Bear.


A humpback wave
in Rosco Inlet





The Bella rounding
Cape Caution on
her way back home





The Bella NOT on the rocks
in Dry Pass on our way
to Craig




Another load of crab
from Ocean Falls



400 shrimp in 4 pots
in Tuwartz Inlet!



4 nice halibut just
outside Nichols Bay Alaska




Fishin was EZ at
McCreight Point.




The Falls at Kynoch Inlet




4 Coho before lunch
at Tuwartz!
 
A great Blue Heron mid
flight in Victoria Harbor



 

         

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2016

2015

2014

2012- 2013

February 2011 to August 2011

July  2010 to August 2010

May 2010 to June 2010

July 2009 to October 2009

May 28 2009 to July 7 2009

May 22 2007 to December 22 2008

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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