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... part I always seem to catch them at high tide and usually just sit on a massive barnacled rock. I do not think I have ever lived in a place where the sunsets have been more beautiful. Absolutely mind blowing, euphoric, colourful sunsets that can make a person speechless. I am obsessed with water, and the ocean. The only thing that can make the ocean better is a magnificent and vivid sunset to accompany it. The way the colours dance off the water and reflect off the sand, ...
... 9 or 9:45 boats or to hang out on the island until our noon flight. We had a couple of boats of people on the first run and got dropped off at totem square. From there we walked down Lincoln at various paces getting souvenirs, coffee, etc. That quickly at up a whole hour and really cut into the time to go down to the Totem Trail at the end of the street in the national park entrance. It's a flat easy trail with various totem poles throughout it. But a group ...
... I started to smell cigar smoke. Le Champagne is located right next to the humidor lounge and I was sitting next to a door that separates the two. The smell of smoke became so bad that my appetite for the lamb was completely ruined and I had to leave the room. I had really been enjoying the entire experience at Le Champagne up until that point, but I cannot recommend dining at Le Champagne on the Shadow to anyone who is sensitive ...
... where he explained a lot about the local plants, trees and flowers. We then came to Indian Creek, with a high bridge to the other side. He asked us to all be very quiet as we approached. The water was crystal clear! And then, there right below us were two brown bears!!!! BIG BROWN BEARS. How amazing! Glen then explained how they were coming down for fish, as the salmon were just ...
... sunrise in this area is about 4:30am - sunset at 10pm. These day light hours are going to do our heads in.
Sitka was the Old Russian capital of Alaska and the place where the hand over to America was signed, before then it was the home of the Tijinit one of the 'First Nation' people and the creators of the wonderful Totems that you find in these parts.
Our first stop was at the Sitka National Park, to view the Totem Poles, and the views. We ...
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