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After a 2 hour wait at the ferry terminal, in the rain, we are ready to weave thru islands and mist to the island. Wow. It is charming. You see forested, mountainous islands but mostly not their tops. The high speed ferry takes 4.5 hr. I passed the time journalling and chatting with a fellow biker who works the ferry line. He had helped me get my …
A little rain must fall. It was raining at 4AM but by the time I walked out and up to the Raptor Center, it was just mist. They rescue 100 birds or so each year and out of that 40 are rehabilitated and released. The cages meld into the forest and the residents look pretty content - red tails, swainsons, kestrel, peregrine, great horned and screech …
... in part, according to a book I read—because the cedar they prefer grows further south. Still, the territorial governor in 1901 rued the disappearing native arts, and he set out to talk some of the local chiefs into donating poles for a park that he would make to preserve and display them. No one quite knows how he did it, but he did. He collected roughly 15 poles, a canoe, and two complete houses, which he promptly shipped to the 1904 Louisiana ...
July 19. Arrived in Sitka at 11:30 PM. One half hour stop and a long ways from town. No way to see anything. Spent the nite curled up on a bench in the cafeteria. Next stop Kake.
Sitka was the site of the signing of the Alaska purchase and where the transfer of power took place on October 18, 1867. Russia was going through economic ...
Where’s Chuck Today? Sitka
Departed: Still Here
Temperature: 75 Conditions:
Another beautiful day
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Record Cabbage = 127
Because we are leaving today at 2:00pm, we decided to make a run out to an attraction Bear Fortress. The bear fortress was ...
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