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... of the residence. We had been divided into 3 groups for the guided tour of the place and were then told we could walk along the harbor to the Sheldon Jackson Museum. Here we had over half an hour to look at the extensive exhibits before we were to go to the St Michael’s Cathedral (we could walk there or go by their bus). Sheldon Jackson was an American Presbyterian Missionary who collected many artifacts, many which are in the Smithsonian but others remain here. There was ...
... The Coho people were drying sockeye salmon and the red color of the fish attracted a giant octopus. the octopus attacked the people and wiped out the village. One of the Coho people, a man called sleeping Man, was away hunting with his slave at the time. When he returned to the village and saw the destruction, he was very distressed. He vowed he would try to attract the octopus again so that he could get revenge. After a great deal ...
We woke up early at 5am for our early port of call in Sitka. We met up at 7am for deep sea salmon & halibut fishing with Big Blue Charters. We had a quick breakfast and a short shuttle ride to downtown Sitka. Normally ships tender in Sitka but there has been a new dock built and our ship got to take advantage of that. Sitka is a small charming community and we wished we had more time to explore there.
We boarded our boats: ...
... bubble-netting feeding, or cooperative feeding: only about 60, or 5-7 groups. The whales that engaged in bubble-net feeding are not necessarily from the same family, and some individuals have been seen hanging out together for 40 years. The mother doesn’t teach her calves bubble-netting. So today was a magnificent day. What could be more awe-inspiring than witnessing something so wonderful and so ...
We awoke to a beautiful morning in Sitka. After the kids went through their morning ritual of fighting with each other until parents lost it an yelled at them, we set off for the day's primary Activity - hiking the Mt. Verstovia trail. Described as the most difficult and still one of the most popular trails in Sitka, it starts just a few hundred yards from where we are staying and goes practically straight up for ...
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