Sitka's Eagle Bay Inn
Travel Blogs from Sitka
... and today was that day. Halibut tacos at cocktail hour and a demo on how to pan seat salmon. Dinner was potato leek soup, homemade feta ravioli in homemade marinara sauce with lemon and anchovies, braised short rib and mushroom over polenta with a dash of blueberry, and cherry and rhubarb cobbler with spiced ice cream. Little Sara had to introduce the wine tonight and said it was very "grapey". So ...
... The day before we had noticed a local bowling alley which seemed the perfect activity to finish our rainy day. Much to our surprise the kids loved bowling! Evie and Tyler were pretty decent, both bowling with one hand and making good use of the lane bumpers. :)
Sue took the kids home while Tom explored a Juneau landmark - The 100 year old Alaskan Hotel & Bar where as the sign says you can have an Alaskan in the Alaskan with and Alaskan. ...
Today's our sea kayaking adventure. We're approaching this with varying degrees of enthusiasm and apprehension, and a universal lack of experience in any kind of kayaks. What are the odds of "tumping" over into icy water? Or worse, finding ourselves on the humpback of a whale? Or more realistically, requiring the assistance of a Hoyer lift to extricate us from our boat?? We've recruited new friends Vicki and Matt from our B&B to join us, and we all ...
... influence of that kind of mob. The year-round population of the whole town is 4500; they population in summer is 9000. 3500 more from ships is a walloping percentage!
Having re-viewed the town in sunlight, we came back to the B&B for a rest and packing. We have a reservation at what the B&B lady (Gertie Gusher) says is the nicest restaurant in town to celebrate our 25th anniversary, which is today.
... was great.
It's rain forest--wet and lush, everything a well-watered lime-y green (as opposed to the forest green of conifers). There were some really disgusting big black slugs with spines on them (got a close-up), and the threat of bears, but we saw none.
This was an official ship shore excursion, one of many offered today, and the guide was pretty good, although Jerry thought the guy was under-schooled in botany. I point out that not everyone is ...
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- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet