Travel Blogs from Hoonah, United States

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Icy Stait / Hoonah, Hoonah, United States travel blog

Icy Stait / Hoonah

A travel blog entry by shaeh

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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 ...

Day 3 - Icy Strait Point, Hoonah, United States travel blog

Day 3 - Icy Strait Point

A travel blog entry by travelingdame

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Our first landing in Alaska! Actually, we didn't exactly land directly but were tendered over to shore. There was another Celebrity ship already anchored so we pulled in behind and had extra fun with a longer haul over to shore in the tender. It was an ...

Icy strait Point, Hoonah, United States travel blog

Icy strait Point

A travel blog entry by wcattell

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... a wonder through the shops which were there solely for the benefit of the cruise ship passengers before heading into the small town of Hoonah, which has a population of about 800 people. After checking out the down we worked our way down to the docks and ...

A Relaxed day at a very small port of call, Hoonah, United States travel blog

A Relaxed day at a very small port of call

A travel blog entry by whk2006

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Another glorious day in Alaska, Hoonah, United States travel blog

Another glorious day in Alaska

A travel blog entry by petkatravels

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... in the day even coming near the town.   Walked into town-a small community. There are about 700 in the community at Hoonah. 93 attend the K-Year12 school. This is a town run by and for the Tlingit community. President Nixon evidently gave them ...

Are you ugly or double ugly?, Icy Strait Point, United States travel blog

Are you ugly or double ugly?

A travel blog entry by ljandbev

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... anything beyond sitting on the top of a pole, but we were entertained! Margie picked us up and we were off to the dock. The town of Hoonah is very small and this is the newest port we've been to. Ships have only been coming here for about 5 years, it was ...

Icy Strait Pt, Alaska, Hoonah, United States travel blog

Icy Strait Pt, Alaska

A travel blog entry by ktcruiser

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Today a stop at a cruise ship specialty port called Icy Strait Point. It is situated near a native Alaskan village called Hoonah. Most cruise ship passengers go on tours at this site because there is NOTHING ELSE TO DO!! This port has been created ...

Dag 9 Cruise - Icy Strait Point & Hoonah, Hoonah, United States travel blog

Dag 9 Cruise - Icy Strait Point & Hoonah

A travel blog entry by trudyopreis

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... – 16.00 uur rijdt er ieder half uur de Hoonah Express. Een hop on en hop off bus met 7 stop plekken tot in Hoonah. Deze bus hadden we geboekt. Ook hier konden we weer zo aan wal zonder tenderboten. Het was prachtig weer vandaag. We troffen het weer ...

Icy Strait Point, Hoonah, United States travel blog

Icy Strait Point

A travel blog entry by karenpgh

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In Icy Strait, my husband and son did the ziprider excursion via Royal Caribbean, and then the whole family went out with F.I.S.H.E.S. Another couple was also with us on this excursion. This was our one truly rainy day. Besides whales, we saw two ...

Glacier Bay, Skagway-Hoonah-Angoon, United States travel blog

Glacier Bay

A travel blog entry by robntrish

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Glacier Bay. There is no place quite like this, over 3.3 million acres of forest, inlet and shore, mountain peaks rising over 15000 feet, and of course the glaciers. Great rivers of ice that stretch over and between mountain ridges until they meet the ...

Glacier Bay, Hoonah-Angoon, United States travel blog

Glacier Bay

A travel blog entry by mrswilliams

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Julie saw the doctor today and is on same medication as Cheryl. Not as feeling as bad as Cheryl has. Cheryl finally was freed from quarantine status today. Breakfast in Horizon court was a treat for her. We were able to view the magnificence of the ...

Whale watching and Bear seek, Hoonah, United States travel blog

Whale watching and Bear seek

A travel blog entry by keithandialaska

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... able to to pour ouselves hot chocolate whenever we felt the need to warm up. Delicious. After the whale watch we disembarked at Hoonah at the  old cannery. Whilst waiting we were feeling peckinsh so some quick snacking on a bol of salmon and crab ...

WhoooHooooo!, Hoonah, United States travel blog

WhoooHooooo!

A travel blog entry by oppenheimers

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... .  We then made our way onto the tender to the pier, where we would meet our Zipline adventure guide.  Hoonah was once a bustling and flourishing community...but it outlived it's usefulness...kind of reminded me of the Atherton CalTrain stop. ...

Day 3  Icy Strait, Hoonah, United States travel blog

Day 3 Icy Strait

A travel blog entry by jennyusa

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... in Icy Strait. To disembark we needed to take the tender. We booked a shore excursion to see the local Tlingit people of Hoonah present a tribal dance and cultural legends. It was very well done and not as touristy as could be expected. The dock area ...

Another off-road trip, Hoonah, United States travel blog

Another off-road trip

A travel blog entry by abhatnagar

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Hoonah was such a small island that it did not even have a dock large enough to handle the cruise ship. The ship had to drop anchor off the coast and use lifeboats to shuttle people across. Kind of fun, ain't it? The view of the ship from the life boats ...

Jul 26, 2011, Hoonah, United States travel blog

Jul 26, 2011

A travel blog entry by mjsadventures

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Ice, Again, Hoonah-Angoon, United States travel blog

Ice, Again

A travel blog entry by hikerdad51

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Chichagof Dream edges into Endicott Arm as our day begins, heading for Dawes Glacier. We are surrounded by ribbons of snow melt cascading down steep granite faces, ice thrown off the glacier drifting slowly by, and the cold wind-driven fog and mist. I ...

Taku Bay, Hoonah-Angoon, United States travel blog

Taku Bay

A travel blog entry by hikerdad51

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Today begins warmer than yesterday, far removed from any glacial influence. A light rain falls from overcast skies, so light as to be barely noticeable, continuing our string of really decent weather days. As promised, we climb back into the ...

Icy Strait Point, Alaska, Hoonah, United States travel blog

Icy Strait Point, Alaska

A travel blog entry by pianoman2112

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Oh my aching... everything!, Icy Strait Point, United States travel blog

Oh my aching... everything!

A travel blog entry by ljandbev

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... buys hunts from him to sell for their clients which was an interesting tidbit.  He was born in Ketchikan but has been living in Hoonah (Icy Strait Point) for many years.  His wife also went out with us today and his boat was huge!  It had ...

First Nations, Hoonah, United States travel blog

First Nations

A travel blog entry by franziskahirzel

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Schön. Ässe. Bädele. Läse. Trinke. Sünnele. Spaziere. Um 16 Uhr gehts wieder aufs Meer hinaus. ...

Ziplines and Whales and Knitters...Oh My!, Hoonah, United States travel blog

Ziplines and Whales and Knitters...Oh My!

A travel blog entry by kfnmarshall

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... a rickety old school bus (there seem to be a lot of these in Alaska) that would take us 45 minutes through the village of Hoonah and up 1,300 feet to where the zipline awaited us.  Once at the top, we were fastened into seated harnesses, and off we ...

Hoonah, Hoonah, United States travel blog

Hoonah

A travel blog entry by reddwhine

... on the zip line. It looks like a real rush but at $85.00 for 30 seconds I´d rather do it vicariously. Before we went to Hoonah Cal and I both had appointments for massages. Mine a facial and massage. Him just a massage. I don´t know why I do this. I ...

Actually Icy Strait Point, Hoonah, United States travel blog

Actually Icy Strait Point

A travel blog entry by seznz

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... Icy Strait Point so the 3 of them went off on the Forest & Tram tour.  I was thinking of maybe getting the bus into Hoonah - about 1 mile or so away but by the time my tender number was called it was raining (Icy Strait Point don't have a dock as ...

Icy Strait Point, Hoonah, United States travel blog

Icy Strait Point

A travel blog entry by ozray

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... it turned out all the tours available were connected to the cruise ships, so we thought we'd take the shuttle into the township of Hoonah and there a couple of tour options but nothing of interest to us at this stage of the tour, as some of the things on ...

Hoonah Sightseeing and Tribal Dance, Hoonah, United States travel blog

Hoonah Sightseeing and Tribal Dance

A travel blog entry by vicki.alfone

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... Indian workers in traditional style.   Our tour was like traveling back in time exploring the fishing village of Hoonah.  A local guide described the heritage of this close knit cultural group and their long journey from their ancestral home in ...

Icy Strait Point at Hoonah, Hoonah, United States travel blog

Icy Strait Point at Hoonah

A travel blog entry by pbauer

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Spent the day at a true native village which for a long time was an active salmon cannery village. We had to tender from the ship to shore. Very scenic, very interesting. A good area for whale watching and now has the longest zip line ride in the ...

Icy Strait Point Chill Time, Hoonah, United States travel blog

Icy Strait Point Chill Time

A travel blog entry by tendashseven

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Icy Strait Point awaits us. This is our only destination where I did not arrange a specific excursion.  Before leaving our cabin for breakfast, Casey suggests we should go whale watching.  I hear a strange sound outside the porthole as our ship ...

Glacier Bay, Alaska, Skagway-Hoonah-Angoon, United States travel blog

Glacier Bay, Alaska

A travel blog entry by afletcher990

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Today was the day we cruised into beautiful Glacier Bay. They opened the doors at the front of the ship giving access to the bow, so that people could get the best views of the Glaciers. What it did cause however was a gale force wind to blow down the ...

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