Frank and Gloria's Place
Travel Blogs from Sitka
... Katie and I were the last the last three and needed a tutorial also so Brooks and Travis decided to start us upstream from the beginning and also bring up the kayak which would be needed to get back to the boats during high tide. So we had a decent 15 minute walk, party along the bank and partly wading against the current- definitely a good workout and deserving of all of our hearty meals. We got to our spots and we standing by our packs talking before we even started and we saw a ...
... told us what animals we would likely see, then headed out in the water to see what we could find. As we were leaving the harbor, we saw a sea lion swimming in the water and many eagles flying above us and perched in trees. Jim took us to a spot where we saw sea life, such as starfish, that live on the rocks. He also shared information about Sitka's housing market. The homes dotted among the many islands looked like ideal ...
... Furs in. Houston. Miss Pat found me, and helped me pick out a new fur coat, that they are custom making for me! Then we had to stop in at the knit shop, where we got to feel Qiviut yarn, made from musk ox! It is 8 times warmer than wool! They had it blended with cashmere or silk. I have never felt anything so soft - oh yeah, or so expensive!! I did buy some local hand dyed lace weight yarn. We headed over to the quilt shop, Abby's Reflection. A nice lady asked if she ...
... the places where we have been that say 'Made in China, Pakistan, Hondoris, Haiti etc'
I did fall very quickly in love with this small community and guess what they had a locally owned and operated Jewellery shop run by a young guy and his girlfriend who ake all the pieces.....you can guess the rest I am sure.
Tomorrow we have a few hours in Ketichan before making our way to Victoria, Britih Columba where the West Coast journey started before heading to Seattle.
... We were hoping to do some exploring, but not at this price. In the afternoon, we went for a two hour walk down the road and into a park. The park was a great walk. The trails in this park were just renovated. It was not raining too hard and not too cold. The walk was along the river/creek, which then flowed into the ocean/passage. This park is a National Historic Park and has totem poles hidden everywhere inside the park. ...
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