Alaska Journals

Alaska on Celebrity Infinity

A July 2003 trip to Alaska by DanCinOC

Mendenhall Glacier Photo, Juneau, Alaska More Photos
Quote: We were a gay group of more than 40 people on a non-gay cruise.

Mendenhall Glacier


Mendenhall Glacier Photo, Juneau, Alaska
Juneau was our first port. We took a tour to the Mendenhall Glacier. It rained that day, so we got a view from under the eaves of the museum at the entry. It was a wonderful sight for someone who had only read about glaciers. During a break in the rain, we walked down to the water to get a better look. A strong waterfall was in view. Despite the poor weather, it was still a sight to see.

Celebrity Infinity

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Infinity Photo, Alaska, United States
The Infinity was voted, in some poll, the "best". I am not sure that I would consider this ship the best I have ever been on. It was certainly luxury, but at times, it felt as if not much attention was given to the guests. Boarding became quite a bad experience. We arrived at 1pm, as directed by the preboarding information. We had not eaten, since lunch would be provided up to 3:30pm. There were problems with boarding, and we did not get on board the ship until closer to 4pm. Lunch was no longer being served. What made that experience worse was that there was inadequate seating in the waiting area. Many people ended up standing or sitting on the floor. This included many older guests. I...Read More