Travel Blogs from Alaska, United States

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Icy Stait / Hoonah, Hoonah, United States travel blog

Icy Stait / Hoonah

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Boat, sweet Boat, Juneau, United States travel blog

Boat, sweet Boat

A travel blog entry by bethverde

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... divorced, away. Some of her answers amaze me, others just seem funny. And, as always when coming back to the United States from abroad, there's that funny reverse culture shock: Souvenir shopping for Alaskan prices on Chinese salaries was a bit ...

First Nation History & Ketchican, Ketchikan, United States travel blog

First Nation History & Ketchican

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Gold Rush & Yukon Pass, Skagway, United States travel blog

Gold Rush & Yukon Pass

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We took a train ride through the beautiful countryside of Alaska.  Red Onion Saloon. Walking tour . Fudge.  More to Come.   ...

Sitka - A Russian Settlement, Sitka, United States travel blog

Sitka - A Russian Settlement

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... to the port we walked up to the top of castle hill to learn about some suprising Historical facts about the country. Alaska was originally settled by Russians but fearing invasion and finding the territory too unprofitable to protect, they offered to sell ...

Alaska: The Final Frontier, Anchorage, United States travel blog

Alaska: The Final Frontier

A travel blog entry by benleah

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... . Ben Reporting: We finally arrive in Seward, about 11 a.m. after a wonderfully scenic ride through the powder white countryside of Alaska. The four-hour train trip between Anchorage and Seward must be one of the great rail trips of the world, with an ...

Departure time, Seward, United States travel blog

Departure time

A travel blog entry by jeroenandlinda

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... shopping in the Mall and we made our way back to the Marriott to catch the bus to the train station where we boarded our Alaska Express train to Seward. On the train we were seated with two fellow cruise guests, which happened to work for a travel ...

Swimming in the ice water....., Ketchikan, United States travel blog

Swimming in the ice water.....

A travel blog entry by jeroenandlinda

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We woke up in Ketchikan Alaska. Our useless broadband Internet connection from ReadyBroadband is still not working, so we bought an hour of Internet from one of the shore based hot-spots. After reading our facebook and emails we headed out to the buffet ...

Walk on ice cubes.., Juneau, United States travel blog

Walk on ice cubes..

A travel blog entry by jeroenandlinda

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... back at the airport. We had lunch at the 'Hangar' at the waterfront of Juneau. The blue building used to be the Air Alaska head quarters. Now they serve pub food and local beers, but outside, the tourist charter float planes still dock at the piers in ...

July 4th juneau alaska disaster and swift ..., Juneau, United States travel blog

July 4th juneau alaska disaster and swift ...

A travel blog entry by shawna

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... them between Ottawa and Juneau, we were in fact supposed to pick them up and put them through U.S. customs in Vancouver enroute to Alaska. In our defense, we did specifically ask if we had to pick them up for customs and we checked our claim tags which ...

July 5th skagway rising at dawn (which ..., Skaguay (Skagway), United States travel blog

July 5th skagway rising at dawn (which ...

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... out at the area we were passing through. The only real outward difference I noticed between buildings in Ontario versus buildings in Alaska was that they all seem to be covered with siding here. Even the small malls we passed, which would have been ...

Wind from the North, Skagway, United States travel blog

Wind from the North

A travel blog entry by jeroenandlinda

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... is named after the wind from the North, that normally soars through the valley. But not today, another beautiful sunny day in Alaska. After our late breakfast at the buffet we headed out at noon to catch the legendary White Pass & Yukon Railroad. We ...

Anchorage, Anchorage, United States travel blog

Anchorage

A travel blog entry by alexndean

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Alex: 1st day in Alaska. We walked the Tony Knowles Coastal trail which starts downtown. Really beautiful - mountains to all sides, the photos don't do it justice. Our aim was to get to earthquake park but our thirst got the better of us and we turned ...

Up North in Anchorage Alaska, Anchorage, United States travel blog

Up North in Anchorage Alaska

A travel blog entry by jeroenandlinda

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After a long day of traveling we arrived in Anchorage, the biggest city of Alaska with around 400,000 “Anchoranians”. Life must be harsh down here in winter surrounded by snow covered mountains, and a muddy bay in front of it. We arrived ...

Chicago and Anchorage, Anchorage, United States travel blog

Chicago and Anchorage

A travel blog entry by sunnysean

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... an Irishman, John G Henry who is quoted "Give me whiskey and dynamite I will build you a road to hell", he sounds familiar :-) Alaska has abundant wildlife and is full of nature. While there I saw hawk, moose with a calf, sea otters, deer, salmon jumping ...

Travel to Talkeetna, Talkeetna, United States travel blog

Travel to Talkeetna

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Alex: Travel to Talkeetna (tal-keet-na) today. We had to go back up from Seward to Anchorage, had an hour in Anchorage and wandered around a market, and then on to Talkeetna. Another stunning journey, saw a grizzly bear a couple of meters from the bus ...

Hubbard Glacier, Mother Nature at work., Glacier Bay National Monument, United States travel blog

Hubbard Glacier, Mother Nature at work.

A travel blog entry by jeroenandlinda

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When we woke the next morning the ship was rocking vigorously, the sea was quite rough and there were strong wind gusts. We did not expect a ship of this size to be to influenced by the oceans movement. We went to the Gym for our daily exercise routine. ...

Talkeetna, Talkeetna, United States travel blog

Talkeetna

A travel blog entry by alexndean

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Alex: Just spent the day in Talkeetna, had a little wander round, very nice pretty place but not an awful lot to do. Its really a setting off place to climb McKinley (as our hostel shows, most people have just returned or are just about to leave!) but we ...

Changes in lattitude, Anchorage, Fairbanks and Seward, United States travel blog

Changes in lattitude

A travel blog entry by dazzla

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... at the Kenai river for a short float and fish before getting to Seward in time for attending Jeff's rehersal dinner at the Alaska SeaLife Center. Built with money from the Exxon Valdez disaster relief fund it's a great insight into Alaskan sea life and a ...

Denali National Park, Denali, United States travel blog

Denali National Park

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Dean: Tuesday - 1 week in, it seems so much longer :-) We travelled up to Denali National Park from Talkeetna on the Alaskan Railway. The train runs all the way from Steward to Fairbanks, but the Talkeetna-Denali stretch is meant to be one of the best ...

Sled Dogs and a Gutsy Lifestyle, Fairbanks, United States travel blog

Sled Dogs and a Gutsy Lifestyle

A travel blog entry by burtonll

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I never, ever considered going to Alaska in the wintertime. Until I stopped in Fairbanks. The sun was setting after 10 PM and rising about 3 AM when I was there on June 19, and yes, everyone was enjoying all that daylight. But, get them started talking, ...

Anchorage - day 2, Anchorage, United States travel blog

Anchorage - day 2

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Alex: Spent the day sorting out the rest of our stay in Alaska and spending stupid amounts of money on tours and buses getting us around. Then realised how much money we had spent while drinking a pint in Humpy's so went back to the hostel and had a soup ...

MISSION ACCOMPLISHED - WE'RE HERE -ALASKA, North Pole, United States travel blog

MISSION ACCOMPLISHED - WE'RE HERE -ALASKA

A travel blog entry by jennykelly

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... Border, so we all just rode on through. Twenty of so kilometers down the road, we came to the USA Border  crossing into Alaska. The Immigration officer asked if I’d purchased anything in Canada, if I had more than $10,000 on me, and if I was ...

Travelling - Arrival in Anchorage, Anchorage, United States travel blog

Travelling - Arrival in Anchorage

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We are here! Alex: After 26 hours of travelling we are here! Quite odd really we left home at 5.30 am and it is still only 20.00ish here and (because of the extended daylight) bright sunshine! Grabbed a bagel and to bed. Dean: As Alex says, we ...

Doing some boating ourselves., Hoonah, United States travel blog

Doing some boating ourselves.

A travel blog entry by jeroenandlinda

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Now this is in the middle of nowhere, there are around 800 people living in Hoonah (Icy Strait), and the ships can't even dock there. They have to anchor in the bay and bring the shuttle boats (live boats) out to bring the guests to shore. They can only ...

The end of an adventure, Anchorage, United States travel blog

The end of an adventure

A travel blog entry by jennykelly

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26.5.2010 As we only had a hundred miles or so to ride to Anchorage, we were all a bit tardy about getting out of bed. The day presented itself calmly and beautifully, and the 19 or 20 hour daylight was bright and beckoning us up. I had put blankets ...

Fairbanks - on the longest day of the year!, Fairbanks, United States travel blog

Fairbanks - on the longest day of the year!

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Dean: Thursday - We got a minibus up to Fairbanks today. It was an ok trip up - the views were good but the driver was a bit erratic! We finally got to see a moose close up - it ran out in front of the bus and crossed the road in front of us! They are ...

Travel to Seward, Seward, United States travel blog

Travel to Seward

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Alex: Travelled to Seward (pronounced SOO-ard) today. Stunning journey, I saw a bald eagle. Seward is nice - a bit like Scarbough - with Fish and Chip shops on the front. The only real difference is the HUGE cruise ship in the port and the Mountains on ...

Prudhoe Bay, top of the world, Prudhoe Bay, United States travel blog

Prudhoe Bay, top of the world

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21.05.2010 Lou and Des had decided to ride to Prudhoe bay, which is about as far north as one can go in Alaska. Lynn and I had no wish to tempt fate and ride the gravel road all that distance, so we packed the boys a lunch and muffins and sent them on ...

Rocky and Bullwinkle, Called On Account of Rain, Healy, United States travel blog

Rocky and Bullwinkle, Called On Account of Rain

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... to raise me. :) We chatted and then my Dad got on the phone. Happy Father's Day! I love you Pop! I didn't tell him I was in Alaska. Even though I've driven all over the US of A by myself, he still worries about his little daughter. I'd tell him when I got ...

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