Paris Layover Photo Gallery

This was my second time in Paris, and I shared my deep thoughts on Paris back in 2007. This time I was visiting after a passport fiasco in the US and some flight re-routing, Amanda and I found ourselves in Paris with 10 hours to kill.

After showering at the Air France lounge and making sure our travel arrangements were in order, we took a train into the city to explore a few monuments before heading to Mauritius

The day was cloudy, but that didn’t deter us from having some fun for a few hours.

Read a full recap of our Layover in Paris at Jeffsetter.

Skagway and Yukon Train Ride – Alaska Day 4

Day 4 of the trip was Tuesday, and our port of call was Skagway. We actually pulled into port some time during the early morning, so by the time we woke up, we were already docked.

After getting ready, we left the ship to go on a hike that was an “unpublished” free excursion that took us a few miles out of Skagway. My dad had received an article about this potential excursion from his neighbor, who had ready about it in AARP magazine. Sounds like quite the workout if it comes from AARP (American Association for Retired People). That was sarcasm; it didn’t really sound like it would be too strenuous at all.

So we took off walking and looked for the trail just outside of town. We found it pretty easily and crossed a very cool foot bridge that overlooked a flowing river. From there, we started on a path to Yakutania Point, our intended destination. It was about a half a mile hike to the point, and we ended up getting there pretty easily.

The point was pretty cool, and I was able to get some good landscape shots from that point of view. There were several very smooth rocks that we had to climb over in order to get an unobstructed view of the water and the harbor where our ship was docked.

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