Travel Blogs from Sitka
We were supposed to have another half day in Sitka and depart at 2:45. Instead we got an email to be at the ferry terminal before 11 for a 12 noon departure. It seems the Columbia Ferry was still in the shop. Since the Columbia was faster we had to spend more time on the slower Malaspina - the original ferry from when AMHS started in 1963. We finally left at 1:30 and got to Wrangell on time the next morning at 5:45 am. ...
... Department can keep track of them and know where they are.
Another interesting tidbit – Alaska state law requires all children 13 or younger to wear a life jacket when on a dock or boat. Children’s life jackets are found at the head of each pier and the law seems to be always followed.
Sitka has been a highlight for us. Interesting history, wonderful museum and only 2 cruise ...
... of them built more for a Brown Bear-sized stride, rather than a human one. Worth it, but take water. We saw lots of birds—Great Blue Herons, gobs of Black-Capped Chickadees, some tiny, tiny wrens (Pacific Wrens, we figured out later), at least a half-dozen Bald Eagles (still can’t get used to the fact that they are about as common as crows are at home), and a Belted Kingfisher, fishing in Mosquito Cove.
On the way out, ...
Today we got off the ship! Yes, we did! We've been sailing since Monday afternoon, through gray water and sky, but this morning, we saw a glint of sun. And then a few islands. We were getting seriously wiggy--last night we saw a light on an island and pulled out the binoculars to check it out. I told Jerry we were like two people on a raft, finally spotting land. And not until this morning were we sure we saw land, not a mirage.
After breakfast, we made ...
... stuff) – a very kind gesture – so Keith became a 'Ducks’ supporter!
Around 10 am – the good news, Keith’s bag made it to Sitka on a morning flight – the bad news was that Roxane’s did not. Never has Roxane shopped so quickly for everything – chemist stuff, nickers, bra, socks, pants and shirts, with the cruise leaving at midday! Having purchased some basic items that needed to be new, the ‘White ...
TripAdvisor Reviews Rockwell Lighthouse Sitka
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
118 Lincoln Street, Sitka | 2 star hotelfrom $123
724 Siginaka Way, Sitka | Hotelfrom $65
201 Cascade Creek Road, Sitka | Hotelfrom $80