There is a loud crack followed by a low rumble. The Marjerie glacier is calving – large pieces of glacial ice cascades into the icy water below. In that instant they become growlers bobbing up and down in the water as they slowly become accustomed to their new environment... Hear journalist and photographer Mogens Johansen recount some of the most exciting moments in his recent 7-day cruise from Vancouver along the scenic inside passage to Alaska, as we look at some of his spectacular photographs. You can read the full story in this Saturday's Weekend West travel liftout.
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