Travel Blogs from Sitka
... he features strongly, I gather, in creation stories, as well. The two groups, called moieties, are further broken down into clans, and each clan has a symbol—the frog, the black salmon, the red salmon, and so on. Bears signify strength, if I remember correctly, and often feature at the bottom of the pole, which is the position of greatest honor (the saying “low man on the totem pole” notwithstanding!) Many of the poles feature a watchman at the ...
Sitka served as the capital of the Alaska Territory until 1906, when the seat of government was relocated north to Juneau.
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... sign- turn around- head back. Pitch black outside (it’s 2:45 am) and attempt to find a spot. Then and only then, they were waiting to attack – no not bears- something much worse –
I’ve bragged about how quickly an Aliner can be put up – well I think I set the record. Terrible
So now Rick and I finally lay down for some restful sleep and the phone rings. Rick hits his head on ...
... them. Some of them travel with trainers and are used for education. It's pretty cool to be that close to such magnificent birds.
Something we're discovering, that Sitka confirmed, is that we don't like camping in the dark woods. Could camping on so many beautiful beaches have anything to do with that ? ...
... I can't say I understand it but it's the way the Circle of Life works for the salmon. I am glad I am not a salmon. Our walk to the Visitor's Center overlooking the glacier was very scenic. Many tourists with umbrellas and smiles on their faces. Of course it was raining which is why the Alaskans say, "There is no such thing as bad weather only bad gear!" Fortunately Jim & I had our Marmot raincoats and rain pants handy for our outing. Juneau, the state ...
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