Hi everybody... I just don't even know where to begin... This cruise was monderful... Just gorgeous and breathtaking! And the FE was truly one the highlight of these incredible hollidays! Making the gift before the departure, bringing them in secret to your rooms (often at 4 a.m, because of the jet lag^^) and finding all these precious surpises in our own FE wast just too much fun! I can't believe that's it's already over :'( Alaska is just marvelous... I want to go back!!! For me this is the most beautiful place I've ever seen because of the truly enchanted scenery. Aimshna, I'm so glad you had an amazing time! Thank you so much for your kindness before and during the cruise! Wachnicki, my dog sledding on Mendenhall has been cancelled too (it will be a good reason to come back, hoping that I'll be luckier next time). What were you supposed to do? ortunately for us we booked (almost at the last minute) the Enchanted Taku Lodge Tour and it was truly gorgeous! The place is amazing and the food is so yummy! ore of that, I saw a bear! In fact, I saw too much animals on this cruise, I was so thrilled! We saw several bears (among them was even a cub on the Ketchikan day), whales (but only the tails) on tracy arm day and on the first sea day, eagles (ketchikan), salmons, and the seals on Tracy Arm! At first I was so disappointed bcause they were very far and I couldn't see them. I saw only several black points and wanted to check with my camera zoom. And when I did that, I was so excited to see them for real! Truly wonderful... Nananeliz, it was so good to meet you, and beeing able to meet several times after that! I hope you had a fantastic time,your daughters are so cute and your husband seems to be very kind! We loved meeting you all! And thank you all for the time and the love you put in your FE gift, you made our trip even more magical! I hope that nobody was disappointed with their gifts and I wish you all a good return from hollidays (we arrived at home yesterday after a few fantastics days in Vancouver). For me, I've already the sadly famous post cruise blues!