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Sitka Interlude

We have spent the last six days relaxing and completing maintenance on Spirit after the first 1200 miles. It was time for an oil change on the generator, cleaning of the watermaker prefilters, cleaning the fresh water system filters, cleaning sea stra…

More Photos between Swanson Harbor and Sitka

Sea Jay in front of Kasnyku Falls, this gives a good idea of the size of the falls Eagle feeding on the beach Another whale tail in Icy Strait Some of the mountains in Glacier Bay from Swanson Harbor Camping on the dock in Swanson Harbor Strolling dow…

Tenakee Springs to Sitka

May 31, 2011The skies remained clear overnight and the wind died down to calm as we prepared to depart Tenakee Springs. We walked up into the center of town, expecting the store to be open at 1000 AM, but no luck, it would not open until 1215 PM and w…

Juneau to Sitka Part 1

May 25, 2011Today we played tourist and took the rental car with Jim & Cheryl to see the sights of Juneau. The weather promised to be sunny and warm. We started with the enormous Fred Meyer, which is reputed to be ΒΌ mile long, and seems like it wh…

Whales in Stephens Passage

Patrick & Miriam in front of Mendenhall Glacier, Juneau

Pictures from Petersburg to Juneau Part 3

Lonely looking kayakers in Endicott Arm Dawes Glacier from 1/2 mile away Typical Waterfalls

Pictures from Petersburg to Juneau Part 2

The mother bear is totally ignoring us!

Pictures From Petersburg to Juneau Part 1

Five Finger Islands Lighthouse, Stephens Passage Porpoise escorting us up Stephens PassageBrown Bear on the beach, Tracy Arm Cove A mother and four yearlingsThe group finally gets curious

Wrangell to Juneau via Tracy and Endicott Arm

Dawes Glacier, Endicott Arm Waterfall near Fors Terror, Endicott ArmMay 21, 2011This is the long day we knew was coming, getting to Tracy Arm Cove via Frederick Sound and Stephens Passage. We left Petersburg at 0820 and were swept out Wrangell Narrows…

Ketchikan Photos

Longhouse at Totem Bight A Halibut Totem at Totem Bight Skunk Cabbage at Lunch Falls Lunch Falls at Settler’s Cove, Ketchikan Saxman Village Totems and Longhouse