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A 6AM flight is no problem -- said nobody on vacation, ever! I'm sure it was probably my idea, because of the lure of available frequent flyer tickets. We were warned that Seattle's Alaska Air terminal on Saturday morning could look like Hartsfield-Jackson on a Monday. It did not, but we were up at 3AM just in case..... Flying from Seattle to …
... tour with us having a drive through the town then onto the Community Centre where the Tijinit put on a stage show singing and dancing. This also included women, older men, teenagers and toddlers and infants. It shows that they love what they do and the community involvement they want to foster.
After the show we continued onto the Sitka jetty where we took our time to look at the jetty and shed where the locals were fixing a drag net for fishing and some photographs ...
... 8217;re out at 4:30 to go to the airport—we’re off to Glacier Bay, and the last leg of the trip.
Addendum: I would have to agree with Gushing Gert that Ludwig’s Bistro is the best restaurant in town—and by now we have eaten at most of them. Excellent food, but the Tapas plates are HUGE, so order fewer than you usually do. Service slow, but not nearly so bad as the lunch lady. Bring your checkbook—'t ain’t ...
Denny and I said our good-byes to Juneau and boarded the
fast ferry for Sitka. The Fairweather travels about 35 knots an
hour as opposed to the other Alaska ferries we have been on that travel between
12 and 18 knots. This baby can
move. It delivered us to Sitka in just four
and a half hours.
Charles Wohlforth, a lifelong Alaskan living in Anchorage,
wrote the travel book for ...
... seal fur feel coarse. Russians could do one hunting season, sell the furs and set themselves up for a wealthy lifetime. Thankfully conservation laws now mean numbers have recovered and there are 300,000 now in Alaska. [Otters need to have such thick fur because they don’t have any blubber layers to rely on, so undercoat of fur needs to trap air bubbles to keep them well insulated from the cold water, must be pretty efficient given they spend their whole lives at ...