Category Archives: Alaska

A tug at the ‘ole heart strings

I was driving through Destruction Bay, Yukon this afternoon when I saw an example of government keeping it’s promise to a local community.  Many years ago, the Royal Canadian Mounted Police made a promise to the people of Destruction Bay … Continue reading

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The Ferry’s and other things/Sat. July 23

Good morning! One of my readers suggested I put the date on my posts and I thought that was a good idea.  Sorry I hadn’t thought of it earlier. As I’ve said, I boarded the ferry from Skagway and took … Continue reading

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Juneau and the Tracy Arm cruise-July 24 posting

After leaving Sitka last Sunday on the fast ferry Fairweather back to Juneau, Mike and I had dinner downtown and then he dropped me at Juneau hostel.  I’ve never stayed in a hostel before but for $10 per night, showers, … Continue reading

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Juneau cont’d and more-July 25 posting

My last day in Juneau was last Wednesday and it was sunny.  The high was forecast to be in the high 70’s. When cruise passengers disembark they are greeted by numerous booths offering a variety of sightseeing options if they … Continue reading

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More drive to Anchorage…July 25, part 2

I ran out of space on my last post so I’ll continue.  I’m trying to get up to date.  Between finding time to download  pictures from my disks to resizing and adjusting them and then finding a wi-fi location, I’ve … Continue reading

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The price of tea in China….July 26

Actually, it’s more accurate to ask…What’s the price of gas in Alaska?  I feel a little like a radio talk show host, “Lee in Atlanta ask, ‘How much are you paying for gas’.” Well, since leaving three weeks ago today.  … Continue reading

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Seward and Anchorage…July 26, part 2

Originally, I had considered camping on the beach at the end of the Homer Spit on Saturday night but it was a windy, chilly, wet day and well, I decided I would head toward Seward.  Ron and Marilyn had graciously … Continue reading

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