Travel Blogs from Petersburg
... directly from Juneau to Petersburg with no stops. I think I mentioned before that this ferry only runs on Tuesdays and possibly Fridays--limiting our times for making this ferry. Phil said that we were probably averaging about 20 miles per hour (he didn't give the speed to me in knots, thank goodness!).
We had sunshine with some clouds when we first started this morning. The view looking back ...
... the remains of their ancient fish traps and petroglyphs near town. Alaska Natives still comprise over 10% of the population. A federally recognized tribe is located in the community. A pair of totem poles, at the corner of Haugen and Nordic Drives, tell the story of the Tlingit ancestors traveling down the Stikine River to settle and live in ...
Where’s Chuck Today? Petersburg AK
Temperature: Conditions: Outstanding beautiful day
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Having another beautiful day in Petersburg was the only ...
... and Halibut. We
asked about bears on the island, yes, in fact one hibernates under her house
each winter. Her young granddaughter was visiting from Oregon, couldn’t have
weighed ninety pounds herself landed a forty-four pound coho this week. Must
have been a real thrill for her. Best part however, this very nice lady offered to take us fishing. We may take her up on the offer – Stay ...
... us out to the Sound where we could see icebergs floating on the water and could have a scenic lunch. The trail was wet and muddy in places but it was a nice hike.
Fredrick Sound runs beside Petersburg and it is full of marine life and eagles. In the morning we saw a pod of Orcas recognized by their dorsal fin breaching as water sprouts up from the blow hole. Before they even swam out of sight a humpback whale began to breach. Humpbacks have no dorsal fin ...
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