Prospector Hotel

375 Whittier St., Juneau, Alaska, 99801-1781, United States | 2 star hotel
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Travel Blogs from Juneau

Living like a local in Juneau

A travel blog entry by kramertown on Jul 19, 2014

... brought thousands of prospectors to the region and turned an empty hillside into a town almost overnight. In order to process the low grade ore they needed mills, which required electricity. The steep hillsides enabled hydro power and Juneau was the first city in the US to be fully electrified. The discovery of gold in the Yukon further entrenched Juneau's position as the gold center of Alaska. By the time the gold ran out, Juneau was the capital of the US ...

Cruisin'

A travel blog entry by tmullinax on Jul 06, 2014

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... I saw a whale's tail descending down into the water, and we saw sprays from a couple of pods of whales. They were too far away for us to be sure, but we think they may have been orcas because their fins were so dark. I spent a lot of time standing on the deck watching for wildlife and just taking it all in. Nothing though compared to the beauty of the ...

Day 5, Juneau Alaska Friday July 4, 2014

A travel blog entry by storyquilter on Jul 04, 2014

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... musical as I haven't enjoyed it in the past. Ketchikan tomorrow. No big plans, but I'll be taking a second camera with me. Just in case. I've got some whale videos, but I can't edit them here, so I won't be posting them for a few weeks. We were really lucky to see both Orcas and also Humpback Whales. The Humpback whales were "bubble net" feeding, it's not a very common behaviour ...

Tracy Arm Fjord and the Mendenhall Glacier

A travel blog entry by jose.dawn on Jun 30, 2014

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... top decks. We stood in awe during the next four hours as we watched turquoise ice floes, icy waterfalls, glaciers, steep cliffs, and wildlife. God has certainly created a beautiful world and we were so privileged to see a small part of it! Finally, on the return trip out, we hunkered down where it was warmer and watched with more cups of coffee from our balcony! We knew this was going to be a long day. We ...

Juneau

A travel blog entry by navillus on Jun 16, 2014

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Juneau Mt Roberts. I hear it rains frequently in Juneau, quite frequently. However, we were treated with an absolutely spectacular day today. When the weather is good in Juneau, the town sparkles. We are camping at Mendenhall Lake with the massive glacier as our back drop, complete with floating icebergs. Today we went on a brilliant hike up Mt …

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