The Ketchikan Hostel

Address: 400 Main Street, Ketchikan, Alaska, 99901, United States | Hostel
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Travel Blogs from Ketchikan

Sleeping on deck

A travel blog entry by govgal on Sep 03, 2014

12 photos

As mentioned before, I have now laid claim to a lounge chair on the Solarium level outside instead of the cabin level inside. We'll see how this goes. However, I have noticed that the farther south we get the nicer the weather is, it is warmer and not so cold and wet! However now that we are out on the open ocean it has gotten more rolling, but really not horrible. I haven't had any problems with sea sickness yet which is something to be grateful ...


A travel blog entry by sallyglass on Sep 01, 2014

2 comments, 39 photos

... to the buffet. We chatted with a lovely couple from Florida .... Bob loves cars, so that suited Kevin. Carol's nephew actually was president of the Mustang club in USA a few years ago and she had owned a limited edition Mustang so we had lots to talk about. Monday at 6am we arrived in Ketchikan. It is the gateway to Alaska, and the salmon capital of the world. More importantly it is the rainfall capital also, with over 300 days a year on average. We ...

Day 15. Ketchikan.

A travel blog entry by geoffq on Aug 26, 2014

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... we disembarked walked up the jetty and into a nice restaurant where we were presented with as much as you could eat Crabs, the pile of shell was 13 inches between 4 of us, we joined 2 American people from St Louis, we all got on very well together, and we enjoyed their company, but more and more crab kept coming with a lovely melted butter side as well as some salad. 1500, we 42 people, were back on the bus to head to the Ship arriving at 1530 as the Ship left at ...


A travel blog entry by movinalong on Jul 24, 2014

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It seems we are slower and slower to rise in the mornings now. We have been ordering room service to our cabin so we can enjoy our coffee and take our time getting up. Today we'll be spending the day in Ketchikan. This will be our last port of call before docking in Vancouver, Canada and bringing this amazing Alaskan adventure to a close.

Ketchikan is the salmon capital of of the world. If you eat salmon, more than likely, this is where it came from. The ...

Body home - rest of still in Alaska

A travel blog entry by martyandbarbara on Jul 22, 2014

1 comment

... there from when they were originally there. Missionaries destroyed many totem poles because they thought they were religious objects - they are not. They tell stories and record events. He explained several of them to us and it was like reading a language.
I have to go now to pick up Jack. I will write one more entry in this blog to tell about our travel home.
I know I am already forgetting so much but I still feel the ocean in me and around me.

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Skagway Alaska, United States