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... had been no signs of marine life and we were all worried our trip would end with a fizzle. A few super small Dall's porpoise surfaced now and then giving us some company along the way. We paddled on for about forty-five minutes and turned back. Then, on a ridge about 15 feet up, Ann M spotted two fuzzy brown animals that turned out to be otters. They were well aware of our presence and crept closer to examine us, stopping to ...
... went in a flash. I don't even feel tired though because everything is just so new and exciting. We have the rest of the day off to recharge and chill before tomorrow's travel day back to the mainland.
"Something wonderful is happening, Megan.
Eventually we got home. And to me, it feels like home. The house is noisy though, because it's made of wood. But it's nice and warm in here. There's one strange and stupid thing... The toilet in our bathroom is right next to the shower wall. My bottom will probably never fit without touching that stupid wall. So I sit lopsided on it ha ha.
There's a lot more to tell, so I better sum it up to ...
I had to say goodbye to my mom without crying. we had to go with my dad's friend's car to get to the bus stop once we got in the bus it was like an hour long drive to get to the ferry terminal it was pretty boring
bye for now,
James and ...
... a challenge. The totems were carved for specific reasons, such as a memorial to someone, or to commemorate an occasion. They are of no religious significance at all, which surprised me. First Nation people still carve totems today.
Another interesting part of Ketchikan is Creek Street. This grew up when the gold miners came, and they needed booze and women, I'm not sure in which order! Anyway, the street was home to many saloons and brothels, some ...