Fly-In Fish Inn
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... was out. Then a little snack and indoor playtime before naps. I snuck out for the first 15 mins of Lucy's nap to get a few photos of the outside if the lodge while the sky was clear. Sara Mae came to hang out in our cabin, she is about 12 and so great with all the kids - she hung out until we headed up for lunch. Mairead, Krisit, Jeff and the babies were up there already, too. Turkey and ...
... a middle school music teacher has an obsessive personality. He had been obsessed about fishing and now he's obsessed about gold mining. He knew a surprising amount about where the best possible sites would be along the river and after two hours of hiking in the off-and-on rain we came to what was determined to be the best spot.
Evie paired off with their 10 yo daughter while Tyler and their 12 yo son talked Lego. Like most parents ...
... be in a hurry in a restaurant in Alaska. They seem to be chronically understaffed, and if there is any kind of rush, they implode under the pressure. But this was bad even for the norm. The food, however, was excellent—good call there by the bus driver.
After lunch, we retraced our steps from yesterday a bit to retake pictures in the sun. I hiked up Castle Hill, which I did not do yesterday (Tim did), and was glad I did, ...
... and now lives in Texas. So there's the demographic. Then there's the service, which is earnest but a bit confused and always slow. Why not eat in our stateroom, get to wear our jeans (outlawed in restaurants onboard) and watch Woody Allen?
No reason, and that's what we're doing.
(We're on our way to Wrangell, Alaska, have left Sitka, but Travelpod won't take no destination for an answer.)
Today, June 23 and tomorrow, June 24, Denny and I are in Sitka. After that we will be on a ferry for three days on our way to Bellingham, Washington (with a short stop in Ketchikan.) I will be able to write the blog on the ferry but will not be able to post it so this is a short pause in the adventure.
Stay tuned for the Sitka description and beyond.