Eddystone Inn

Sawmill Creek Road, Sitka, Alaska, United States | B&B
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Travel Blogs from Sitka

Sitka Day #2

A travel blog entry by sggriffin

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... fishing, canning fish, University of Alaska South Campus, Alaska police training academy, numerous government offices, air national guard offices, and of course, tourism. Prior to WWII, there were only about 3000 people, but with the war raging on, there was a naval base and army post here ; the population grew to 13,000. There are now about 9000 people since both bases are now closed. ...

Quant and Gorgeous SItka

A travel blog entry by sandyllew

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This morning we arrived in Sitka in time for me to have a leisurely breakfast overlooking the beautiful little islands around Sitka (from my cabin)!!
Again we had spectacular weather which we have been blessed to have since I arrived in Canada on 16 May!! Unheard of really it is like we have brought the sunshine and blue skies with us. Even though the forecast might have said otherwise.

The ship docked off Sitka so we had to catch a Tender over to this ...

Thanksgiving in Alaska

A travel blog entry by frawldog

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... in town. It was at a hotel in town and put together a great meal. Claire's English charms worked great. She had her Turkey with stuffing and mentioned working for the airlines and somehow her meal was free! We contemplated renting a car, but it was $59/daily and taxis were $1/minute. You can not drive all the way around the island. The road only goes about 10 miles north of town and 10 miles south of town, then the ...

Sightsteeing in Sitka

A travel blog entry by cphenly

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... Birds of the day were probably the Saw-Whet Owl (possibly the cutest creature on earth) and the Great Gray Owl, at the other end of the size spectrum.

We saw a good number of Bald Eagles while we were walking along the Totem trail—and we heard a good many more. There were also eagles out on a sandbar in the middle of the salmon stream, taking advantage of easy lunch. I posted photos of the eagles, and also of the salmon, who, despite the drought, ...

Transfer Day

A travel blog entry by cphenly

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... up at the golf course (primarily because they run a free shuttle since they are five miles out of town), and had an interesting chat with the driver. He has been here since 1973, and obviously loves it. He says that global warming is very clear from here--the lake, which used to freeze, no longer does. Where they used to get many feet of snow in winter, they now get 2-3 feet for the whole season. One ...

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