TripAdvisor Reviews Unisea Inn Dutch Harbor
Travel Blogs from Dutch Harbor
... over speed bumps with much crashing and banging. We finally reached Dutch Harbor this morning about 7 am. The harbor is totally surrounded by mountains but those do not seem to prevent the wind from coming down through the harbor. Dutch Harbor is on an island called Amaknak which is connected to the larger land mass, Unalaska (Oon-alaska) by a bridge. The Russians first landed on this ...
... crab. Although, none of the featured boats were in the harbor, since it is 6-8 weeks before the season begins, it still is a very active year around with other types of commercial fishing. In fact, it is the #1 fishing port (for the past 17 years) for seafood landing in the nation. Their docks and fisheries process over 700 million pound of Alaskan fish and crab each year!
I made reservations through Alaska Airlines, ...
... Houston Alaska, Ashley O'brian, one of my lead assistants and I headed to Dutch harbor earlier that week to set up a display of "Time Bandit" brand fireworks to shoot on the beach to celebrate the opening of crab season.
I have to say that the "Time Bandit Torpedoes" their 1.75" canister shells are a pretty fine shell if you can get your hands ...
... Dutch Harbor has been the homeport for "Deadliest
catch" series for the last ten seasons.
When I listened to folks talking about their experiences ashore
in Dutch Harbor, the same thread ran through their experiences; that of a small
tight knit community. For instance if
you hired a cab to take you from the ship into town, at a set price, your driver
might not take you directly to your designation, ...
Not much to tell. We lost a day after advancing the clocks, 2 hours a night-three days in a row and then 1 hour the fourth night.
We crossed the Dateline and earned certificates. Woo hoo! Another thing off our bucket list.
The weather continues to be unpleasant but the captain warns the worse is yet to come!