Westmark Sitka Hotel
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... in Sitka, Alaska? The owner of our B&B was telling us this morning that one of their sons owns a fish processing plant in town which processes 1.5 million pounds of fish a day. That strikes me as an extraordinary number—how are there any animals of any kind left in the oceans at all? Regardless: in a town that processes millions of pounds of fish a day, how can a restaurant be out of fish? She said the “shipment hasn’t come in.” So ...
... who come back. Gives you pause. Clearly the conservation effort is important--commercial fishing is devastating the oceans--but here is an entire community (one of how many?) which depends utterly on fishing for survival. Obviously there's no point in fishing out all the salmon and then having the economy collapse anyway, but from here, it's easier to see what a difficult problem it is.
... second hand tables and chairs, no help to hire (can’t find her son), etc. I liked the spirit just not sure about the longevity. If ever in
Petersburg look up the Fishermen’s Net.
Got on ferry for 1:15pm departure disembarked in Sitka at 2:30 am Tuesday .
... we were able to kayak around. Some had beautiful homes but I did not have a camera with me. We were there for the annual music festival which brings classical musicians in for a month long celebration. We took advantage of that one rainy afternoon attending an event called "Bach's Lunch" where you brown bagged your lunch to an auditorium and internationally known cellist, violin and ...
... s terminus. However, this interesting phenomenon will fade away if temperatures continue to climb, since the head of the glacier will no longer have cold enough ambient temperatures to cause snow to precipitate. I have a feeling the polar bears are screwed. I wish I could wiggle my nose like Bewitched and make it better for those guys and all the other species, including my own, that rely on water, frozen or otherwise, to live. I think I will pray, recycle, ...
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