Alaska's Orca Inn
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... We probably will not see the bore tide.
The scenery traveling around the Arm is outstanding. The mountains rise sharply from the sea. Their tops are ragged and bare. Trees rarely reach 2000'. Smaller valleys are narrow and steep while the larger ones show the tell tale U-shape of a glacier carved valley. Glaciers can be seen as well.
At the end of the Arm Seward Highway moves into the mountains. We won't see the ocean ...
... stomachs flopping in and out. Thankfully no one feels sick, but keep this up much longer and stomachs empty.
At the mouth of the bay the Captain announces there is a pod of Orcas. She warns should anyone like to venture outside, the seas are very rough and one hand must be on a railing at all times. No picture is worth falling overboard. Cautiously Elizabeth, Chris and David get on deck, one hand on the railing the entire time. The boat continues to ...
... The owner told us that in the creek beside the cabins the salmon were running, especially up near the weir just along the road a bit and that the bears had been around a bit lately too, including some cubs. We have our fingers crossed. We walked over to the creek and along it. At a bridge there were some mid sized pink salmon swimming against the stream and 'holding their own'. At the weir there was a packing company which had huge containers full of ice and the large ...
... outside & seeing the spectacular view of the snow capped mountains. We packed some food up for Jeff & headed back to find him.
Poor thing, he had a great time, but didn't catch anything. The hotel called & said our new room was ready, so we headed back. The room was so small that we were tripping over suitcases & each other. There was still another hiking place I wanted to try, so we headed out to Lowell Point. Jeff offered to buy me some ...
... 160;bay for awhile since I've been here. I finally had my chance! My co-worker Lila and I decided on a whim to drive to the other side of the bay and jump in! Anywhere else that might be easier but here the water is between 40-50 degrees. It took me about five minutes to finally do it and honestly it wasn't as cold as I expected! I really do enjoy living in a small town surrounded by the bay ...
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