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... 8221; where there was a lookout over Frederick Sound toward LeConte Glacier. Just as we got to the lookout there was a rainbow. What a great way to end a day.
The next day we spent exploring Petersburg which is also known as little Norway. It’s a town about 3,700 people, but it’s the 3rd-4th largest producers of salmon, shrimp and halibut in the world. That makes the town quite prosperous thus one can ...
... too cute.
We arrived at low tide, which was something like -3 and made maneuvering the vessel rather tricky. The gangway was rather steep to negotiate. The harbor was full of large fishing vessels. At the top was a lovely memorial of a fisherman to all those fisherman who didn’t make it home plus a Viking boat beside their Norwegian Hall.
The main street was closed to traffic & ready for the parade to start in 10 mins. It was so nice to ...
... a pretty, carnivorous plant (see YouTube video).
Going back to the boat on the D.I.B., Sophie was cold and tiring, so Mike helped her steer the D.I.B. She brimmed with excitement.
In the evening, we took a photo tour of Petersburg, a fishing town. Rich Reid led the tour and we worked on depth of field, leading lines, repeating patterns and all the amazing things you can do with a ...
... Peter Buschman who selected the present townsite for a salmon cannery and sawmill in 1897. He was followed by other Norwegian immigrants who came to fish and work in the cannery and sawmill. Since then, the cannery has operated continuously (with rebuilding, expansion, and different owners) and is now known as Petersburg Fisheries, Inc.
The views from the harbor as we waited to tie up at ...
... br> to return to this very stream upon their maturity in about 5-7 years.
Then it happened, I received a call from Susan, the lady that I mentioned yesterday, inviting
us to join her husband and granddaughter fishing. So, we were off to the harbor. Met Susan,
Terry and granddaughter Adrianna.
A Little history, they came to Alaska 15 years ago from the lower 48. They settled in ...