Travel Blogs from Sitka
... with a sealskin sack for storing food and replicas of the original china. The design was worked out by piecing together shards of china found in the grounds. The wallpaper in each room was a replica of the original. Each layer of added paper & paint was taken back to reveal the original style. It was truly amazing to see all the detailed restoration done and how beautiful it would have been & serviceable. Downstairs were some interesting artefacts from Sitka at the ...
... bicentennial a new pole was commissioned. Since then 2 more new poles have been commissioned and others re-carved again. The science of totem pole preservation is constantly improving.
Totem poles were placed in front of village houses facing the water. They told the stories and identities of the villagers. Generally there are 4 type of poles: crest poles tell about the ancestry of a clan, history poles record the history of ...
Arrived in Sitka and dropping a quick line. Went and took a quick trip to town since we arrived and had to setup camp. Which consisted of backing into a park spot, paying a man $37.00 dollars and there is one fire ring and one picnic table for everyone to share. We will be moving today to a US Forest Service campground which involves $14.00 dollars a day, ...
... the hydrophone to listen for the caller to forewarn us when the whales would rise to feed. The whales continued to bubble net feed in front of the boat. After one a feeding, we saw the caller whale position herself beside the boat, then we heard the call. (The whale picture that says video is actually a picture of the whales bubble-net feeding with a recording of the caller. Click the picture than ...
I can't believe a year has already blown by since I moved to Sitka. It's been an amazing, busy, crazy, beautiful year. I have never worked so much in my life, but I don't regret a minute of it. I have such a hard time saying no to things that could possibly impact me in a positive way. You never know unless you try. Coaching, student teaching, dancing, sports, educational opportunities; I just can't say no. Yes I would like to learn how to bead from an elder, yes I would like ...
Other places to stay in Sitka
330 Seward Street, Sitka | 3 star hotelfrom $188
109 Sand Dollar Drive, Sitka | Hotelfrom $105
201 Katlian, Sitka | Hotelfrom $171
Ham Lane, Bristol | Hotelfrom $65
118 Lincoln Street, Sitka | 2 star hotelfrom $123
Box 277, Sitka | Hotelfrom $125