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Goodbye Alaska, Hello 48!

Our ferry boarding time wasn’t until late afternoon on Friday so the morning was spent exploring more of Ketchikan. We found a hiking trail in the rainforest behind the town and went for a walk. It was wonderful, and no … Continue reading

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Ketchikan

Ketchikan is another island community accessible by sea and by air.  The Salmon Capital of the World. It is also a big cruise ship destination.  There were four big cruise ships here today.  Two Princess Cruises and two from Holland … Continue reading

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Sitka to Ketchikan

The Marine Vessel Columbia was the ferry we took from Sitka to Ketchikan.  It can hold up to 600 passengers and 134 vehicles.   It has two car decks, some cars are brought up to the 2nd deck via a … Continue reading

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Juneau to Sitka

Our ferry from Juneau to Sitka was on the Fairweather, a high-speed catamaran. We arrived in Sitka in about four and one-half hours of pure beauty. Of course it was raining again this morning while we loaded onto the ferry. … Continue reading

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Juneau, AK

We could have used a whole week to see Juneau, but one day is all we have, so here are just a few of the 100+ pictures from what we crammed into one day…. Glacier Gardens Rainforest Adventure… a botanical … Continue reading

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Haines to Juneau

Our trip back to the lower 48 states will be quite different from when we went up.  This time we are putting the motor home onto a ferry.  This will save us probably a thousand miles of driving.  This will … Continue reading

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Hammer Museum

Who knew hammers could be so fascinating? Any visit to Haines would not be complete without a visit to The Hammer Museum on Main Street. The museum has 8,700 hammers, collected from around the world, but only 1,600 of them … Continue reading

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