Frank and Gloria's Place
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... 18 months now and he is ready for it to be done. I walked around a lot of the downtown area, saw the Orthodox Church, and was thrilled to be able to get a glimpse of Mt. Edgecombe! It had been shrouded in clouds when I was here on our cruise 5 years ago. I wanted to walk around the historical center but it was closed. I had to settle for sushi ;-) I had a Titantic roll. Hopefully that is not prophetic, but I also thought it was strange ...
The Alaska Whale Foundation says "Bubble-net feeding (cooperative feeding) is one of the most remarkable behaviors exhibited by any animal on earth." We were fortunate to see a group of whales bubble netting only 60 feet in front of the boat. Each whale involved in bubble netting has a role. The 'caller' whale swims off a short distance from the group and yells to scare the fish up to the surface. A ...
... and then slowly we all met up at the covered outdoor bar at the main lodge. Beautiful views, full bar, pool table, and amazing appetizers, seafood spring rolls and chicken sticky buns. After a nice leisurely happy hour and planning who would be fishing in the morning, we headed upstairs for the first if surely many amazing meals. Seafood chowder, scallops with oyster mushrooms and Halibut... Oh and I think dessert was a homemade custard with wild ...
... All around us were bald eagles. A group of 5 or 6 were circling the area mostly juveniles. The salmon are a week or so away from swimming up the river to spawn and near the river mouth they could be seen splashing and jumping out if the water. Fishermen were near the river mouth joyfully catching their limit.
After an afternoon in the park we walked back to our car and made the short drive back town, stopping at the only stoplight along the way. We ate at a cute ...
... blue sea. The person in back controls the rudder with foot pedals and synchronizes his paddles with the person in front. The one in front calls out the directions, sets the pace, and has the best view for taking pictures. Sounds good. Mary, Vicki, and I take the front seats. There's a little whining from the back of my boat about "driving Miss Daisy" but we get ourselves across the boat channel and into more sheltered water without any mishaps. ...
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