Eddystone Inn

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

Hubbard Glacier and Sitka

A travel blog entry by jackwcummings on Sep 17, 2015

9 comments, 12 photos

... which had docked earlier that morning near the Alaska Ferry terminal. Barbara and I parted because she wanted to visit the Bishops House and other cultural exhibits in town, while I opted to grab a beer and some tacos at a local eatery and catch the next shuttle back to the ship.

As we returned to King Neptune’s domain that evening, he and his gang decided to give us a gentle shove on our way down the coast with a following sea. As I write this we are ...

Day 36 Light rain in Sitka?

A travel blog entry by jennieanddavid on Aug 17, 2015

1 photo

... Original totem poles to see, with extensive information about design, painting and preservation. David says he is First Nation-ed out.....he's got the gist. The Sheldon Jackson Museum was our next stop....I have to confess David found a comfortable chair and was soon asleep, while I explored. I was very taken with the way that the First Nation people use every part of an animal, such as using the gut for purses. It strikes me our western life-style could learn a lesson ...

The beginning of an exciting cruise

A travel blog entry by goweregypt on Jun 28, 2015

9 photos

... so much of the construction uses their traditional techniques. This includes the walls using a locking scarf joint which joined two timbers to make one longer piece. These joins remained tight but also allowed for shrinking & swelling enabling them to remain solid despite the deteriorating stone foundations. The floors downstairs were wooden beams with sand & gravel between for insulation & then floorboards on top. Upstairs was a beautiful chapel ...

Totemic art and Totem Poles

A travel blog entry by pamvndrw on Jun 16, 2015

31 photos

... of Alaska in 1903, wanted to encourage tourism and the settlement of Alaska and so decided to participate in the Louisiana Purchase Exposition in St. Louis in 1904. He collected 17 totem poles mostly from the Haida tribe/clans south of Sitka, plus a canoe and some house posts. The totem poles were a big hit at the Exposition, and then they were displayed at the Lewis and Clark Exposition in 1905. Finally all the poles were brought ...

Counting Stars and Eagles

A travel blog entry by dave-sue-rv on Aug 10, 2014

3 photos

... 8217;t open until noon. We thought it strange that an electronics store would open before the coffee store on Sunday morning.

After a box lunch, we boarded the bus for the airport. We arrived in Seattle at 5PM and had dinner in the hotel. Tomorrow we fly home.

My next and last blog entry will summarize highlights of the trip I haven't discussed. It will also contain links to more ...