Travel Blogs from Petersburg
... Petersburg has been my favorite stop so far, much to my surprise. Main Street, shops and businesses looked like my Nashville, Arkansas. So many friendly people! We checked in for the ferry and our longest ride. As the Taku docked, the crew came to get my rig loaded. Yikes - are they kidding? Back this down a narrow "S" curve road? Well, I got it done, even though I was worried what if I didn't turn quick enough, and I backed off the other side into the ocean. ...
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Just outside of Petersburg is the LeConte Glacier, and the views of it were great. We are making a trip out to the LeConte Glacier on Sunday, so I'll write more about that at that time. (Note: What we thought was LeConte may actually have been another glacier, but it was still quite a sight.)
We are in Petersburg. I wish I had more information with me regarding the ...
... Susan is absolutely outgoing, talk to her for a few minutes and its like you have known her for years.
Enough of that let's talk about the fishing. After preliminaries, Terry gets down to business. Making it very clear that this was not a charter, that he would expect us to bait our own hooks, etc. He had no interest in losing his license for life because two sorry looking waifs had had a bad day ...
We arrived at Petersburg at 7p.m. on a Sunday night. While there isn’t retail establishment open, there are dozens of people wandering around downtown. This is a fishing port and the two major fish packers/canners bring in lots of seasonal workers. No place to go, so they socialize in the parks and on the streets. Heard more Spanish than English…can you say “guest workers?”
Petersburg was settled by Norwegians and are proud ...
... They are trapping wolf, martin and wolverine for the fur trade. This provides his winter income. Typical temps are 15
below during his winter trapping. They have to literally dig down 4 feet of
snow to get to the top of shack. Looking at one, I would guestimate 12-15 feet
of snow and then a separate dig for the venting of oil heaters that they
use. Our captain today was the son of the owner. ...
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