Shee Atika Totem Square Inn

201 Katlian, Sitka, Alaska, 99835-7523, United States | Hotel
Prices starting from $171.00
 

Travel Blogs from Sitka

Russian Alaska

A travel blog entry by travelswithduke

118

... were lots of stores and some very nice art galleries in the fairly small downtown area. The Sitkans had voted by 61% not to build a separate cruise dock as so many Alaskan cities have. We went to the Sheldon Jackson Museum which had the largest and most comparable exhibit of native life and times. We also visited the visitor center watched their film. This is also called Harrigan Center Hall, and in addition to being the location for the Seward ...

Juneau to Sitka Alaska

A travel blog entry by tricab

20

... week! The Russians first arrived in the late 1700s looking for sea otter furs. They could be brutal and would on occasion kill off native villages if they didn’t meet the sea otter quota. In 1802 the local Tlingits rose up and kicked the Russians out. The Russians returned 2 years later with warships and troops and the Tlingits retreated after a 6 day battle here at Sitka. Eventually the sea otter population ...

Alaska Cruise - Day One

A travel blog entry by r-k-worldtrip

11

... provided the rest. A regret was not having time to join the guided walking tour including reputedly great talk by Russian Orthodox priest who embraced Alaskan Indian cultural beliefs.

Sitka had a lovely welcoming feel to it everywhere we went from the phone store to the pub, people were friendly and welcoming. Maybe this reflected the weather, as temperatures were extremely hot (relatively speaking) with temps in the 80s F (average summer day temp 55 ...

Sitka, Alaska

A travel blog entry by thelovejourney

24

... is for this trend to continue, it is actually possible that the glacier might experience a period of stabilization or slight advance during its retreating march. This is because increasing amounts of warm, moist air will be carried up to the head of the icefield, where colder ambient temperatures will cause it to precipitate as snow. The increased amount of snow will feed the icefield, possibly enough to offset the continually increasing melting experienced at ...

Day #4

A travel blog entry by lmkuehnl

3

... a few pics of the sleeping masses in their tents and lounge chairs. …..definitely the roughing it way to go.

As the ferry made its way from Juneau to Sitka, I broke out the old computer, typed up my day#3 blog (to be posted when I again enter the land of accessible WiFi), watched "The Bucket List" and did some coastal viewing in hopes of sighting more of Alaska’s ...

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