Tutka Bay Wilderness Lodge
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Had to stash cameras for the ride due to weather. 30 minutes outside Homer it stopped raining.
Stayed ast the Pioneer Inn Hotel, a really nice place with nice owners. Let us do our wash ...
... We found ourselves getting fitter after climbing up and down several times a day.
Not long after our arrival a water taxi arrived bringing another camper to join us. It was Olga, an experienced guide and local whale researcher. Olga lives in Homer and augmented our supplies with fresh produce from her garden making a huge, colourful salad that evening. That added to the ...
... and cool local place with thousands of dollar bills pinned on every available space. There's a story with the dollars - it originated from fishermen writing their names and pinning them up so they would always have a few dollars when they come back from fishing. Now days they clear them once a year and donate at least part of the haul to charity or a local project. Pretty cool, but anyway ... back to the real story. Literally within 30 seconds of sitting down at the ...
... a must do trip for even the most jaded of wildlife tourists.
The famous Brooks camp, a floatplane trip into the Katmai National Park, is a more regulated but equally bear-filled experience. After a national park orientation we receive our official bear watchers badge and a reminder we have 2.5 hrs before our plane leaves. With park rangers strategically placed along the route, we walk to the falls viewing location periodically singing out the ...
... beginning to run. While have not done
any fishing we must thank our friends that have shared their Halibut catch with
us. In Homer it was Ralph and Marsha, in Girdwood it was Gene and Myra. We met both Florida couples on the ferry going up the Inside Passage and continue to cross paths. In Anchorage, a complete stranger offered up a fresh caught Salmon filet when she over heard Bob talking to his son on the phone about the ...