Travel Blogs from Juneau, United States

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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 ...

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

Walk on ice cubes..

A travel blog entry by jeroenandlinda

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... than he would normally do. The helicopter elevated to almost 10,000 foot from where we had an awesome view of the Juneau ice fields and surrounding mountain ranges. The glacier was beautiful and had unexpected complexity to it. Our hiking guide explained ...

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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... who had had the same fate befall his bags, though I don't know what the reason was since he was originating in the States. Apparently it's very common for luggage to be delayed into Juneau. Juneau's population is bigger than I thought based on its ...

NOT Seeing College Fjord., Juneau, United States travel blog

NOT Seeing College Fjord.

A travel blog entry by heatheravan

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... finally on Thursday after being on the boat for 4 nights and 3 days we headed down the gang plank onto terra firma and discovered Juneau. Whilst Anchorage is a bigger city, Juneau (only 30,000 people) is the capital of the state of Alaska. It has a bit ...

Zip Zip and Away, Juneau, United States travel blog

Zip Zip and Away

A travel blog entry by robdidcoe

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... and the staff (Sarah and Joe) were great, especially with those people a little afraid of heights. We had a beautiful sunny day In Juneau so being under the tree canopy was much more pleasant and included a view nice views. We did 9 lines of varying ...

Alaskan Sojourn - The Inside Passage, Seattle, Ketchikan, Sitka, Juneau, Skagway, Whitehorse, United States travel blog

Alaskan Sojourn - The Inside Passage

A travel blog entry by hweeyen

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There is something romantic about going to Alaska, and it has nothing to do with a cruise (which I did not take anyway). Be it gold and riches in the past, or the grandeur and power of nature and wildlife today, the lure of the Final Frontier remains ...

Juneau, Juneau, United States travel blog

Juneau

A travel blog entry by karenandbobby

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Do you know Juneau?, Juneau, United States travel blog

Do you know Juneau?

A travel blog entry by bandersnatch07

... during the winter, and a bustling surge of tourists during the summer. There were four ships anchored in the channel near Juneau today where they deposited countless thousands of camera-toting tourists in full-bore spending mode. It felt like we were ...

Juneau and the Whales, Juneau, United States travel blog

Juneau and the Whales

A travel blog entry by neil.gent

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... dropped by drunken prospectors) or so we were told. As we travelled on to the harbour we were told other interesting facts about Juneau, on arrival we walked down a gangway onto our double deck boat the lower deck inside with an open top deck, the boat ...

A snippet of Juneau, Juneau, United States travel blog

A snippet of Juneau

A travel blog entry by middlemoss

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We arrived in Juneau in time for a huge crab fest for dinner-yum! (Subway for the kids - they didn't show a sufficient appreciation of crab). 3 giant cruise ships in town so it was buzzing. One more early ferry until we are nearly in the ...

Ships ahoy - MS Ryndam, Juneau, United States travel blog

Ships ahoy - MS Ryndam

A travel blog entry by christine.stone

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This morning we headed back to Vancouver where we dropped people at the Airport and at the Hotel we started from, there was about 34 of us who were doing the Inside Passage Cruise of Alaska.  We were dropped at the ship terminal at about 3pm and ...

Wonderful Alaska, Juneau, United States travel blog

Wonderful Alaska

A travel blog entry by annejohn

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... inaccessible to the big cruise ships and we did a walking tour of the town and visited the hammer museum. Thursday - we arrived in Juneau where we disembarked from the boat.   This was very sad as we had really enjoyed the boat and also made ...

Day 4 Juneau, Juneau, United States travel blog

Day 4 Juneau

A travel blog entry by turnerwode

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... out that it is like soda stream and is made from coffee concentrate (WTF!!! No more coffee for me) Back to a regular update Juneau is an interesting town,. It is only accessible by boat or plane with no roads into town as it boarders a large icefield, ...

Scenic cruising to Juneau, Juneau, United States travel blog

Scenic cruising to Juneau

A travel blog entry by christine.stone

Ships log;- 3.00am Transiting Seymour Narrows 12.00nn Cloudy, gentle breeze: 12 degrees C 3.30pm Transiting Granville channel 8.30pm Dropped off our pilots at Triple Island A relaxing day cruising and exploring the ship, duty free shops wow and ...

Juneau and Dog Sledding, Juneau, United States travel blog

Juneau and Dog Sledding

A travel blog entry by musictechqueen

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... downtown to get him to leave. We went into the main centre of town and had ice cream/gelato at a famous coffee place in Juneau and then headed to the Alaskan brewery for some beer tasting and a brewery tour. The beer was pretty good plus they had ...

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

Red Deer to Alaska 03

A travel blog entry by guruzers

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Juneau, Juneau, United States travel blog

Juneau

A travel blog entry by christine.stone

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... ; 7.45am Picked up our first Alaskan pilot 12.00nn Partly cloudy skies, light breeze; 10 degrees C 1.45pm Safely docked in Juneau 10.05pm Unmoored 10.35pm Commenced voyage to Skagway Berthed at Juneau, the capital of Alaska, at 1.45pm and we ...

Juneau, Juneau, United States travel blog

Juneau

A travel blog entry by kenped

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... Judy and Gene on this tour of a Gold smelting plant in Lead, South Dakota.  It was fascinating.  When this tour in Juneau offered a tour down into a Gold mine, despite my dislike of being in caves, but never being in an actual mine of any sort, ...

Arriving in Juneau with the Ferry, Juneau, United States travel blog

Arriving in Juneau with the Ferry

A travel blog entry by langleydude

... 's bustling capital and gateway to Glacier Bay, nestles between towering mountains and the Gastineau Channel. Although a modern city, Juneau wears its romantic Gold Rush past proudly. Exhibits, museums, and enchanting performances are waiting to entertain ...

Alaska Inside Passage Cruise Day 9 to 15, Juneau, United States travel blog

Alaska Inside Passage Cruise Day 9 to 15

A travel blog entry by musictechqueen

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... for our last dinner and they went all out with this amazing rack of beef and crème brule dessert. Day 15 Juneau – Disembark We bid adieu to our new-found friends over breakfast before disembarking and exchanged some more email addresses. We ...

Cruising to Juneau Capital of Alaska, Juneau, United States travel blog

Cruising to Juneau Capital of Alaska

A travel blog entry by murphy1171

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Day 14  22/6/09  Juneau Alaska      Please click Titles below photo's for the story ...

Juneau, whale watching and Endicott Arm, Juneau, United States travel blog

Juneau, whale watching and Endicott Arm

A travel blog entry by jowhiting

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... however there is a saying "the odds are good but the goods are odd". We were going on a whale watching boat trip. In Juneau whales are virtually guaranteed so I was pretty sure we wouldn't be disappointed. The trip was organised by the same company as ...

A Week in the Wild, Juneau, United States travel blog

A Week in the Wild

A travel blog entry by steven_faulkner

  When we arrive, it will by plane to Anchorage, from there we will take a scenic train ride down to Juneau. From Juneau we are going to take a small charter boat to a secluded island where we will rest our heads. We are ...

The Medenhall glacier et al, Juneau, United States travel blog

The Medenhall glacier et al

A travel blog entry by il_chambero

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... , there's been talk even while we were here about a 90 mile section of road being completed between here and Skagway. There by connecting Juneau to the outside world by something other that sea and sky. Along the road to the "end of the road" we passed ...

In search of Moby Dick, Juneau, United States travel blog

In search of Moby Dick

A travel blog entry by neenie60

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Got up early this morning as we will be docking in Juneau and we have a whale watching and a baked salmon lunch tour today. Had the usual omelette for breaky yummy again, we were able to get off ship from 8am we got off about 8.15am and had a look at a ...

The Morning After..., Juneau, United States travel blog

The Morning After...

A travel blog entry by timdabunny

... prospect of not hiking in the rain we decided to venture to Costa's Dinner which we have subsequently decided is the highlight of Juneau. Costa's is a tiny little "junkshop" dinner run by a big boned lady (referred to as Ma). The interior looks like ...

Mad-Alaska, Juneau, United States travel blog

Mad-Alaska

A travel blog entry by alexandlucy

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... Pearl' and absolutely stunning and huge!  Our first day of sailing was perfect where we made our way up to Juneau.  A gorgeous town with a population of 30,000 (double the size of Llantwit!!).  It is very quaint with stunning ...

Cap'n Larry and the Awesome Orca, Juneau, United States travel blog

Cap'n Larry and the Awesome Orca

A travel blog entry by aussiepanda

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Day 6 Thursday 23/09 Juneau Another very rough night. Woke to ship docked and pouring rain outside. Up for brekkie then out onto dock into rain. Booked a bus tour with very funny (as in haha) lady and about to start investigating whale watching when we ...

A Day in Juneau, Juneau, United States travel blog

A Day in Juneau

A travel blog entry by 2jgstl

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... even steeper hill to St. Nicholas Russian Orthodox Church. This is the oldest Russian Orthodox church in continuous use in the United States.  Unfortunately, we are now zero for two on Russian churches.  This church was closed just like the one ...

First day in Juneau-hostels,cruises and alcohol!, Juneau, United States travel blog

First day in Juneau-hostels,cruises and alcohol!

A travel blog entry by timdabunny

Poppy: The ferry from Sitka to Juneau was slightly more civilised than the one to Sitka and we arrived in town at 6pm on Saturday and got a taxi to the one youth hostel in town. Very nice but the no alcohol rule, midnight curfew and plastic coated ...

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