Category Archives: Wilderness

Slow boat to Natales

Monday 28th November. By Jodie. On a ferry for 3 whole days! With scores of other tourists, sleeping in bunk beds, and notoriously bad weather. This could be awesome or awful. It’s awesome!! When it’s clear the scenery is wonderful. … Continue reading

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The mother ship

Tuesday 22nd November. By Jodie. This weather is not kayaking friendly, so we’re traveling in the support boat again. This boat is a blessing and a curse. We’re not getting far by kayak so it’s good to have the friendly … Continue reading

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Very natural hot springs

Sunday 20th November. By Jodie. It’s raining, cold, and I’m wearing my bathers, raincoat and neoprene booties. Looking good! I’m shivering with cold as I shrug off the raincoat and ease myself into the hot springs. Mmmnn. Nice and warm. … Continue reading

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A warm welcome

Tuesday 9th August. By Jodie. We’ve finished 18 days of paddling in Glacier Bay National Park. For the first 12 of those days we didn’t speak to any other people. We’re waiting at the pickup beach for the tour boat … Continue reading

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Johns and Margerie

Thursday 4th August. By Jodie. Our 18 day kayaking excursion has been very much about the glaciers, each one unique and amazing. Some can be both intimidating and beautiful. We are camping right up in Tarr Inlet opposite Margerie glacier. … Continue reading

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Cruise ship in my wilderness

Monday 1st August. By Jodie. We’re on a small cove on Composite Island for a paddling break. Suddenly, from around the point, a cruise ship emerges into our view. We scramble to haul our kayaks further up the beach before … Continue reading

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Glacier Bay wildlife

Sunday 31st July. By Jodie. We’re paddling around in Bartlett Cove for the day because of the humpback whales. They are particularly active in the cove at the moment. Researchers have identified over 70 individual whales in the area so … Continue reading

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