Travel Blogs from Ketchikan
... though, was that we still thoroughly enjoyed the experience.
After returning we had a traditional Alaskan lunch of King crab and salmon Fish & chips and it was so nice. After lunch, Sue wasn't feeling the best so decided to return to the ship and take it easy for the day, so John joined us for The Great Alaskan Lumberjack Show which was great fun. They stage a competition between USA and Canada doing lumberjack activities like ...
... their summers making money from the high tourist numbers and the winters the relax and enjoy the peace. It's also noted that most babies are born late summer. Sailing away from Ketchikan at 4pm we were amazed at the beautiful houses on the shore line ... Most with balconies over the water and a boat and often an aeroplane in their yard. We followed the Norwegian Jewel northward. I love having the TV on the ships bridge webcam. Not only can we see where ...
... full so only a light tea for G. & P. We enjoyed the company and the meal, and Geoff ordered tomorrow's G.F. lunch and Tea, looks like another good day of eating tomorrow. After tea at 2130 we 4 sat down and listened to a really good jazz band, for 1/2 hour then had a dance for a while, saw some photos from last night's formal dinner, they appeared to be pretty good too. 2230 was time for bed. Weather; Mild, no wind, cloud all day, but not too cold either. Temp; ...
... so sad at the end, minus the Frenchman. And the beautiful friendship part. I thought I’d relax, since most people were heading out for excursions at 7. I had time - nothing but.
At 9 or so, I sauntered off the ship to the port of Ketchikan. This town is known for 1) salmon, 2) prostitution, 3) misty fjords. If you ask the cruise line, it’s known for 1) precious gems and 2) seaplane rides, 3) OMG the shopping! There were two ...
... to donate. I walked - it was 9 times around deck 3 -which meant 3 miles. Some people ran, some walked very slowly, some walked only a few rounds - I walked at a moderate pace and walked the whole 9 rounds. It was fun - there was a nice group spirit and they piped music onto the deck and at the end they had hot chocolate, ice water and cookies because as they said at the beginning, we had probably not eaten for at about 10 minutes before we ...
Other places to stay in Ketchikan
3434 Tongass Ave., Ketchikan | 2 star hotelfrom $190
800 Venetia Way, Ketchikan | 3 star hotelfrom $175
4871 North Tongass Avenue, Ketchikan | 2 star hotelfrom $141
326 Front Street, Ketchikan | 1 star hotelfrom $102
1471 Tongass Ave., Ketchikan | Hotelfrom $95
207 Stedman Street, Ketchikan | 3 star hotelfrom $145