In May 2005, Michelle & I visited Alaska. Michelle had a conference to attend in Seward, Alaska. 126 miles south of Anchorage, Seward is at the head of Resurrection Bay on the Kenai Penninsula and is the gateway to the Kenai Fjord National Park, home to the 'Exit Glacier' which is a part of the Harding Icefield.
We travelled from Anchorage to Seward via the Alaska Railroad on the only full service train running in the USA today.
Another eyeye opener was that the sun never really set (it did get dark for about 2 hours between 3am and 5am). This made it a little interesting and challenging. Coming out of the pub at 1am and it being daylight was always a little odd and it helped greatly having thick black curtains in our hotel room to cut the light.
It's also a great place to go beluga whale watching and there are plenty of otters. While not documented some of the photos were taken around midnight and the ones of the glacier were all done around 9 or 10pm at night.
In 1964, much of Seward was levelled during an earthquake that caused a tsunami of around 30 feet high. We were reminded of the need to have Tsunami signs around when we were part of an small earthquake while we were there. Luckily nothing happened though.
It was a great trip though.

Seward

Seward

Alaska Railroad

Alaska Railroad

Glacier & Miscellaneous

Glacier & Miscellaneous