Wild Rose Cottages

Address: Homer, Alaska, 99603, United States | B&B
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Travel Blogs from Homer

Day 22, 23, 24, 25 Homer

A travel blog entry by tbasler on Jul 25, 2014

12 photos

... the local area have made him a famous Alaskan artist. We shopped at the Saturday farmers market for all the local produce, beautiful lettuces, root vegies, and peonies of all colors. A local fisherman had king crab legs and halibut cheeks which we couldn't pass up. What a treat! Because of all the fresh fish we have eaten out more here. Wonderful restaurants and the prices weren't any worse than Incline. Last night we walked on the beach with ...

Finally beautiful weather

A travel blog entry by travelswithduke on Jun 03, 2014

61 photos

... from this road and we enjoyed the beautiful scenery. The Carl Wynn Nature Center along Skyline Drive was only partly open. There were some very nice homes up on the ridge. We visited the Pratt Museum back in town which was the usual Athbascan natives, fish and homesteading but nicely done. We had a great dinner at Captain Patties Fish House and had seen everything there was to see of ...

Of Halibut and Bears

A travel blog entry by rodk on Aug 17, 2013

6 comments, 71 photos

... and local cars are readily distinguished by their adornments of enormous (2m diameter) dip nets designed to scoop up salmon as they migrate upriver in large schools. Last year some 34 000 permit holders took over 527 000 sockeye salmon from the Kenai River alone and the 'salmon rodeo’ is truly a sight. Stocking up for winter is a time honoured Alaskan traditional and even urban Anchorage-dwellers take pride in stocking their fridge with fish, berries and ...

Hope, Homer and Land's End

A travel blog entry by beemerdave on Jul 16, 2013

3 comments, 19 photos

... we had excellent visibility and warm sunny skies as we headed out to the Spit again after breakfast to see more of the area. At Land’s End Resort, we sat out on the deck, enjoying the sunshine over coffee and the awesome views across the water. Later we took a ride along the East End Road and took more photos of the mountains and the Grewingk, Portlock, and Dixon glaciers along Kachemak Bay.


Halibut Fishing in the Gulf of Alaska

A travel blog entry by kellyhanson on Jul 07, 2013

6 photos

Deep sea fishing!! Yeah! Looking forward to catching halibut to take home. We sleep in the motor home overnight in the dock parking lot because we had to be here at 6 AM. It was cold, rainy and foggy. We were prepared with rain gear and boots. We all started getting bites ...