Alaska III – The last of Sitka, and on to Ketchikan

During which I cram as much cultural history as I can into my final days in Alaska...

Alaska II – Sitka

I walk into the ferry terminal, take off my coat, sit down, and realize I don’t have my briefcase, which includes my wallet and ferry ticket. I’m unbelievably lucky that the cabby is still outside. It would set the tone for much of my visit to Sitka…

Alaska I – Juneau and Haines

My very first solo adventure was an effort to get over my fear of flying. I debated reposting this journal for lack of photos, but thought that the text alone may be of some value to others.

Orcas “Art” Island

After visiting Rosario, we drive the winding switchback road through Moran State Park, up to Mt. Constitution for a stellar view of the San Juans...