Travel Blogs from Homer, United States

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Sep 09, 2009, Homer, United States travel blog

Sep 09, 2009

A travel blog entry by brianburkhardt

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Homer Spit, Homer, United States travel blog

Homer Spit

A travel blog entry by ldambrosio1

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... , I carry with me a deeper awareness of how connected we all are and how much we can matter to another. The night before I left Homer, I walked over to spot on the spit that people fish. Homer is the Halibut capitol of the world and I did enjoy a ...

Kayak time, Homer, United States travel blog

Kayak time

A travel blog entry by sueonthego

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We drove from Seward to Homer, across the Kenai Peninsula, in about 4 hours.  Just one gas stop.   Walked around the old Russian Orthodox Church in the village of Ninilchik.  The weather was cool and the sky mostly hazy ...

Warmups: Kenai, Homer, Kachemak Bay, Homer, United States travel blog

Warmups: Kenai, Homer, Kachemak Bay

A travel blog entry by fitzpatl

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... low for reasons other than cloud cover. We encountered more activity in Montana and South Dakota, too. Before landing at Homer, we flew across Kachemak Bay up to the entrance of the Grewingk Glacier. Several glaciers cut across the southern branch ...

Oceaniew RV Park, Homer, United States travel blog

Oceaniew RV Park

A travel blog entry by rayandchrista

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Aug 9 2008 19 out of the crew sign up for halibut fishing so at 6:30am we were off to a spot 40 miles out to the halibut grounds for a day of great fishing. I teamed up with Ken, I would catch the fish and pull it up the first 50 feet and Ken would ...

Homer, Homer, United States travel blog

Homer

A travel blog entry by bgiarelli

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Just when we thought we saw the most beautiful scenery in Alaska, we arrived in Homer.  WOW!  So spectacular.  We had a nice day roaming around town which seems to be the arts capital of Alaska.  Our RV stay was right on a cliff ...

Holiday in Seward and Homer, Seward/Homer (Kenai Peninsula), United States travel blog

Holiday in Seward and Homer

A travel blog entry by matthewpaul44

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... starfish and other small creatures clinging to the beach as the tide went out.  After returning for the hike we headed for Homer, AK where we were able to take a water taxi to Kachemak Bay State Park and hike down to Gweningk Glacier Lake.  ...

Homer, Homer, United States travel blog

Homer

A travel blog entry by 2jgstl

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... is rather normal in this part of Alaska. The traffic is quite heavy on both the Sterling and Seward Highways, between Anchorage, Homer, and Seward.  The Kenai Peninsula is a very popular part of Alaska for Salmon and Halibut fishing.  We spent ...

Another Big Adventure -- Bear Viewing, Homer, United States travel blog

Another Big Adventure -- Bear Viewing

A travel blog entry by 2jgstl

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... rubber boots (actually fisherman hip waders). Our destination was Hallo Bay, in Katmai National Park, southwest across Cook Inlet from Homer.  On the one hour flight we saw Mount Redoubt, Mount Iliamna, and Mount Augustine, all active volcanoes in ...

On Kachemak Bay and the Homer Spit, Homer, United States travel blog

On Kachemak Bay and the Homer Spit

A travel blog entry by 10sandy

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... site.  They had much better weather and calm seas - I was so happy for them that they didn't have our weather here in Homer.  They can each catch 2 halibut and then they are done.  All twenty caught there limit by 10:00 a.m.!  The ...

Homer, photo day, Homer, United States travel blog

Homer, photo day

A travel blog entry by ross11

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This is a continuation of the Anchorage Ninilchik trip. These photos were taken later in the day after the Russian Orthodox Church and mountains.... This is Homer, Alaska, one of the most beautiful places in ...

Homer, Alaska, United States - Day 1 of 3, Homer, United States travel blog

Homer, Alaska, United States - Day 1 of 3

A travel blog entry by nocknock

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... Salty Dawg Saloon.  The locals say that if you haven't at least walked through the Dawg, you haven't experienced Homer.  Several buildings were spliced together to create this landmark.  The lighthouse tower was once a water tower.  ...

The End of the Road, Homer, United States travel blog

The End of the Road

A travel blog entry by jackies-world

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... me of a pirate ship.    Inscription: This Bell Tolls For All The Souls Set Free Upon The Sea My favorite subject anywhere . . . the wildflowers .  .  . The drive to Homer was fabulous and colorful.       ...

Homer, Homer, United States travel blog

Homer

A travel blog entry by timdabunny

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Poppy: The day after rafting we headed south to Homer and finally arrived 6 1/2 hours later (very glad that we had done the 2 1/2 hrs to Talkeetna the previous day, damn the stupid American speed limits, its amazing how much longer it takes when you have ...

Staying on The Spit!, Homer, United States travel blog

Staying on The Spit!

A travel blog entry by travelingval

Camped overnight on the spit for early departure tomorrow. Stopped in to The Salty Dog for a beer and then to Happy's (only place still open) for dinner. Literally on the beach on The Spit! Great views -  a little windy, but what a view, and ...

Homer, AK on the Spit, Homer, United States travel blog

Homer, AK on the Spit

A travel blog entry by cincy

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... room).     It's rather cold and rainy this morning as we headed out on the road to our next destination of Homer, AK, the halibut fishing capital of the world.  Our first stop, mentioned in our "bible" The Milepost, which has proven ...

Homer, Alaska, United States, Homer, United States travel blog

Homer, Alaska, United States

A travel blog entry by nocknock

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... ; I guess we'll just have to wait until we get nearer a larger city. With two strikes against us, we headed to Homer Spit to purchase a Halibut Fishing Derby ticket for Art. The Homer Jackpot Halibut Derby is an annual event, running from May 1 ...

Beautiful Setting, Homer  Alaska, United States travel blog

Beautiful Setting

A travel blog entry by thriftydrifters

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Homer is lovely. You have mountains all around . Beaches everywhere, A long spit where tourist flock. Views that never stop. Moose in town limits. A bird sanctuary, Museums, Farm Market. Endless possibilites to have fun. Went there for a few hours two ...

Homer, Homer, United States travel blog

Homer

A travel blog entry by lisapwin

After a delightful visit, we left the Mizes' house to travel to our most southern Alaskan destination, Homer. This port city on Kamechak Bay is famous as the "Halibut Capital of the World." It also has the interesting Homer Spit, a narrow gravel bar ...

Our second day in Homer, AK, Homer, United States travel blog

Our second day in Homer, AK

A travel blog entry by cincy

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... .  Maybe we'll see that elusive Moose and Bear there.  We are still on that hunt, if you remember.   Good night and sleep tight from your family and friends from Homer, AK, the largest halibut capital of the world!!!   ...

Alive & Well in Homer Alaska, Homer, United States travel blog

Alive & Well in Homer Alaska

A travel blog entry by lotz-deeken2013

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... July 6th...our drive from Kenai was not as exciting as we had hoped, it was rainy & overcast. However, our site in Homer is spectacular. We are on the "Spit" which is a peninsula connected to the mainland overlooking Kachemak Bay. It is a town ...

Homer - June 22-23, Homer, United States travel blog

Homer - June 22-23

A travel blog entry by ranlo

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... time we went to Homer it was still cloudy and cold with a high of 49.   The pullout by the "Welcome to Homer" sign is a magnificent view.   At the Homer Spit, the views of the Cook Inlet, the glaciers, and mountains are absolutely ...

Homer, Alaska, United States, Homer, United States travel blog

Homer, Alaska, United States

A travel blog entry by nocknock

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... was drinking the dark beer, brewed locally, at the Dawg and said that it was good. The fish are at a packing company in Homer Spit being frozen...except for the portion that we will consume at the fish fry/potluck we have planned at our next campground ...

Things to do in Homer around July 4th, Homer, United States travel blog

Things to do in Homer around July 4th

A travel blog entry by brosiousbustour

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... ...... pretty sorry, the best entry was the local firetruck honking his horn!  Luckily, there are other things to do around Homer during the week of the 4th, like fishing for halibut, ferrying over to Seldovia for lunch & the afternoon, dropping ...

GOING ON A BEAR HUNT IN HOMER ALASKA, Homer, United States travel blog

GOING ON A BEAR HUNT IN HOMER ALASKA

A travel blog entry by 10sandy

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SATURDAY, AUGUST 10TH Bear viewing.  We leave Beluga Lake here in Homer for the hour flight across the Cook Inlet.  Along the way we pass Cape Douglas, a group of volcanic mountains which protrude into the mouth of the Cook Inlet.  This is ...

We got crabs in Homer... doh!, Homer, United States travel blog

We got crabs in Homer... doh!

A travel blog entry by travelmounties

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Friday 15th May, 2009. Consult Mountford travel itinerary. Get Crabs in Homer. Right-o. Today's 'Amazing Race challenge' didn't appear too difficult. Unlike Tokyo, there was no 'Yen limit'. We're in a country that (kind of) speaks English. Homer ...

We made it to Homer - and it is BEAUTIFUL!, Homer, United States travel blog

We made it to Homer - and it is BEAUTIFUL!

A travel blog entry by brosiousbustour

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... have a huge grassy area to romp in.  But the weather needs to improve a bit before we get too excited about life in Homer.  So far, the temps haven't been much above 55 in the afternoons, and when the wind blows off the water it feels really ...

Red Deer to Alaska 03, Homer, United States travel blog

Red Deer to Alaska 03

A travel blog entry by guruzers

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Across Kachemak Bay, Homer, United States travel blog

Across Kachemak Bay

A travel blog entry by scoonpooh

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... China Poot Bay. Very odd name. Did a guy from China come here and have gas problems? No. There was actually a guy in Homer that everyone liked that was half Chinese and half native. The people of Homer just called him China and his last name was Poot. ...

fishing in the snow, Homer, United States travel blog

fishing in the snow

A travel blog entry by jimmyenroute

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... and no running water. There is a small russian-Orthodox church & cemetery overlooking this fishing town (see photo). Although Homer is closed outside of the summer season, there is always one guy who is willing to take die-hard fishers and the ...

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