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... learned to adjust in Alaska. Good news was we had great WIFI.
Wrangell is a town of about 2700 people and a fishing town. It is definitely not a town set up for tourists, which was just fine for us. For a small town, they had a great museum, a totem park, Petroglyph Beach, Chief Shakes Island, and painted bears. The photo on Petroglyph Beach Linda is sporting her new rain coat. Since everyone needs good rain ...
... an hour on the phone with a customer service rep & we were at last sorted.... On several occasions during that time Dave wanted to can the operation but the GPS is so very useful in unfamiliar towns, finding stores, libraries, overnight spots...
That was Monday. On Tuesday we caught a ferry across to Thetis, a small island where Mike & Doreen s/v "St Leger" had just arrived back for the summer, yachting friends we'd first met in Fiji ...
... to today, through town fires, town newspaper and to today. One very interesting letter was from the Presbyterian Church apologising for having tried to stop the Tlingits from living their ancestral ways and forcing them to adopt ‘white’ ways. It was very moving. For such a small town it was quite an amazing museum and great to be able to see.
We were back at the boat at 4:30 for us to leave. The cabins can get very hot because of the wide windows even ...
Wrangell is the only community in Alaska to be governed by 4 nations and under 3 flags: Tlingit Nation, Russia, Britain, and the United States. The many petroglyphs found in the area are evidence of the earliest period of occupation, perhaps as far back as 8,000 years ago. Wrangell served as a center for three gold rushes until Skagway came into existence to support the ...
... trying to find out if there is a dentist on the boat - good luck with that!
I was worried about being cold on the boat - I am 'baking' in my artic socks/jeans/merino shirt.
The cruise is full of Aussies and the same demographic as my tour group - 60+ including many in wheel chairs. I know I will need to travel on my own from now on......
I went for a walk before leaving the hotel, and ...