A Bit More Snow & Ice

In keeping with the Spirit of the holidays here are a few images to help celebrate Winter wherever you are… From Top Left To Right: Iceland, Iceland, Hubbard Glacier Alaska, On the Juneau Ice Field, The Alaska Range, Misty Fjord Alaska, Dawes Glacier Alaska, Paradise Bay Antarctica, Antarctica, Antarctic Ice, Elephant Island South Atlantic, ApproachingContinue reading “A Bit More Snow & Ice”

Todays Featured Poster • Resurrection Bay

Resurrection Bay, Alaska encloses a rich marine ecosystem with rugged coves, bays and islands. The relatively protected waters and park shoreline attract a large population of North Pacific marine wildlife. Bald Eagles, dolphins, whales, Back-floating sea otters and harbor seals can be seen almost everywhere. These giclée prints are available in several sizes and are custom printed forContinue reading “Todays Featured Poster • Resurrection Bay”

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Ketchikan, An Alaska Port of Call

ketchikan, Alaska is known as the gateway the last frontier. Set at the southernmost entrance to Alaska’s famed Inside Passage, a network of waterways that wind through some of the most amazingly beautiful wilderness in the world. Ketchikan is famous for three things; salmon, amazing scenery, and its rich Alaska Native culture. Founded as aContinue reading “Ketchikan, An Alaska Port of Call”

Ketchikan, Port of Call Alaska

By 1936 there were seven canneries working, producing almost two million cases of salmon a season. The need for lumber fostered the Ketchikan Spruce Mills built in 1903, which operated for over 70 years. The lumber industry collapsed when the Clinton administration moved to reduce timber cutting in Alaska by having the U.S. Forest serviceContinue reading “Ketchikan, Port of Call Alaska”

Juneau, Alaska -A Port of Call

A Day in Juneau Probably the most isolated state capital in the United States and one of two that you cannot drive to (Hawaii). It is also one of the most frequented cities on Alaska cruise itineraries. Besides being isolated and the states capital it also has a much to offer. Where Your Ship DocksContinue reading “Juneau, Alaska -A Port of Call”

Travel Magazine Vol. 2 No. 5

In This Issue Visiting Iguazú Falls Mendenhall Glacier Hiking Cruising Antarctica May 2022 Visiting Iguazú Falls We believe that Iguazú Falls is one of the major natural wonders of the world and if you have plans that take you to the east coast of South America they are an experience not to be missed. TheContinue reading “Travel Magazine Vol. 2 No. 5”

Cruise Life Magazine Vol. 1 No. 10

ALASKA In This Issue Cruising Alaska’s Glaciers Hiking Mendenhall Glacier Alaska Itineraries Visiting Denali National Park Cruising Alaska’s Glaciers Cruising Alaska has been gaining in popularity for a number of years and it doesn’t seem like interest will taper off any time soon. All the major cruise lines offer itineraries as do a number ofContinue reading “Cruise Life Magazine Vol. 1 No. 10”

Cruising and the Alaska Glaciers

Cruising Alaska has been gaining in popularity for a number of years and it doesn’t seem like interest will taper off any time soon. All the major cruise lines offer itineraries as do a number of the smaller cruise lines. If you’re looking for a cruise recommendation Alaska’s glaciers is high on most lists. AlaskaContinue reading “Cruising and the Alaska Glaciers”

The Port of Call Skagway, Alaska

Spending a Day in a Gold Rush Town Skagway is a very popular port of call for Alaska cruises. With a population that fluctuates between 700 and 2,000 from winter to summer it is easy to see what the economy is based on. While Skagway is small and isolated that doesn’t mean there isn’t anythingContinue reading “The Port of Call Skagway, Alaska”

Alaska’s Icy Straight Point Port of Call

General – This is a nature port on Chichagof Island which opened in 2004 and is only open when cruise ships are in. It was developed by the Native Tlingits and celebrates their culture. It is the ideal location for viewing wildlife and sea life. Hoonah, the only town on the island is described asContinue reading “Alaska’s Icy Straight Point Port of Call”