Frank and Gloria's Place
Travel Blogs from Sitka
We arrived at 3:40 am, and drive a short distance to our campground. There was a camp host that greeted us, and tried to help us get settled. By now, we are almost on auto pilot, each of us having our specific tasks. It was really easy to get hooked up since it was still daylight outside, actually they considered it sunrise! There was an older couple that came off the ferry with us trying to park their 20' travel trailer - I was worried they were going to come ask for ...
... 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.
... this is a great idea to keep the history in the park as well as diversity. It kind of makes you feel like you are treasure hunting and not just walking int he woods. After exiting the woods, we ended up on the far end of town and walked along the harbor. The fishing season is gone now and there are hundreds of boats docked for the winter. It is said that in summer this place is non stop with boats coming in from sea with ...
... several dead fish in the stream; in a few weeks, according to the ranger, they will all be dead. I can only imagine the smell. Eventually the eagles and ravens will eat quite a few and the rest will wash back out to sea. Pretty amazing to see so many fish—I thought the spawning happened much earlier in the year, so this was one more thing I did not expect to see.
In deeper water, the salmon jump like crazy. I have some pictures (and a video to ...
After our first cruise, in 2011, when we kept pretty much to ourselves, always ate dinner as a twosome, and never tried shuffleboard, cooking lessons, or bingo, I concluded that we were Antisocial Baddies who really had to make an effort to connect with other people this time around.
We aren't. It doesn't suit us. It was just about worth the cost of this cruise to see that it's just the way we ...
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