TripAdvisor Reviews Rockwell Lighthouse Sitka
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... I David found it ironic that the name of the settlement was originally New Archangel. The name implies love and peace to me, but I will have to change my ways. Gun toting archangels are clearly the thing. Imagining Gabriel tossing a hand grenade, while difficult, is not impossible I find: after all, I have read 1984 by George Orwell, and can recall what happened inside the so-called Ministry of Love. On ...
... of dreams! There was a brown bear with 3 little triplets, so cute you had to remind yourself that these were wild animals .We did have 4 armed guides with us though.
To backtrack, Ketchikan had some wild stormy weather and 9 people were killed in a float plane crash. We had enquired at that very company a few days before, what a tragedy!
Ketchikan was scenic despite the cruise ships but our next stop Wrangell feels ...
... said this was to signify the agony of Christ, as he pushed down on it with his feet, thus pushing one side down and it also is meant to depict the two thieves on the cross beside Jesus, one going to Paradise & the other going to where only God knows.
We had time to look around and were told to meet down at the Naa Kahidi Cultural Performance Centre by a certain time. On the way there we had time to find the elusive Princess Maksoutoff grave! If this was our ...
Since my schedule and duties at the Park have settled down, and I know my way around town, I will try to share some scenes and activities from Sitka.
The Russian Blockhouse- it is a replica of the ones the Russians built to protect themselves from the Tlingit Indians. After the Russians won the battle of 1804 and established New Archangel (Sitka), the Tlingit's were still dangerous and were not allowed ...
... still made it down and just walked down the beginning stretch for 20 minutes before turning around to meet our group and shuttles in time. Had some time to grab an expensive (but good) lunch at a coffee shop we kept ending up at and shortly after 12 Stuart and Cole were shuttling us and our bags to the airport, where we also got our boxed fish ready to take home. Each person is allowed to travel with 50lbs of fish. Our entire group had 729 lbs total. ...
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