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Old 01-14-2014, 09:14 AM   #421
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That is a great way to preserve the memories of your trip Great job!
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What a great report - everything looks so professional.
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What a great blog. Such beautiful pictures. It looks so professional.
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I just your photos! Your pictorial blog does a wonderful job of recounting your trip through both words and pictures. for sharing this with us. I'm not ready again for a trip to Alaska.
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Thanks, everyone. It took a lot of effort to do, but it will be a good keepsake.

Note - it's not that difficult to do a blog. I've been using Wordpress for a few years for our little family blog. This one was tricky because I needed to reverse the order of the posts, and because of all the photo galleries.

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Oh my goodness, now that I can't wait to see! I do that all the time and I adore doing them.
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8 months later, and I finally got a chance to read this absolutely fabulous TR! What an amazing trip you went on! My jaw was constantly dropping at the gorgeous scenery and wonderful wildlife! The whale soup was absolutely phenomenal, especially seeing the orcas! Thanks so much for sharing!
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I've spent the last 2 days reading your TR during my lunch! Love the pictures & stories to go with them! I've recently booked a cruise to Alaska for July 2015 & I'm reading all the TR's I can find here & on Cruise Critic. We're doing a DIY land trip prior to the cruise, then cruising on a "Big" ship. Would love to cruise on a smaller ship someday after the kids are grown & gone. Great Job!

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