The artists enclave

Trip Start Oct 04, 2011
Trip End Mar 17, 2013

Loading Map
Map your own trip!
Map Options
Show trip route
Hide lines

Flag of United States  , Alaska
Saturday, July 14, 2012

Carla wanted to ensure we were well entertained as she is the perfect hostess, and we are very grateful for her kindness in acting as our tour guide, and treating us to a day out at Halibut Cove. We drove to Homer, a must visit destination for those with a camper van. It was originally populated because of coal mining in the area but has become known as the halibut fishing capital of the world. If you imagine Alaskan colonial settlements, what you visualize - Homer pretty much is, with a tourist streak running through it. We caught the Danny J ferry, which takes about an hour and a half to sail over to Halibut Cove. It passes by Gull Island, with it's vast populations of nesting sea birds. Halibut Cove is a little enclave with a population of about 90 during the summer months, which drops to about 20 during the harsh months of winter when it is cut off from the main land. Any way my photos have a lot of historical descriptions, and I hope you do enjoy them. 

Post your own travel photos for friends and family Pictures & Videos

Slideshow Report as Spam
  • Your comment has been posted. Click here or reload this page to see it below.

  • You must enter a comment
  • You must enter your name
  • You must enter a valid name (" & < > \ / are not accepted).
  • Please enter your email address to receive notification
  • Please enter a valid email address

Use this image in your site

Copy and paste this html: