Petersburg Alaska

Krista and I left Ketchikan bound for our next lay over in Juneau and stopped briefly in Petersburg on August 5th.  We were not exactly awake for a stop in Wrangell.  We left the boat to set foot on land having about 15 minutes to do this in before re boarding with ticket and photo … More Petersburg Alaska

Ketchikan – Part II

Ketchikan fascinated me; there was so much native historical heritage that has been preserved. On the Alaska state ferries we viewed a few documentary films of Ketchikan’s history and how fishing, logging, gold, oil and then tourism developed. Bush Pilots were central to putting Alaska on the map.  If you plan a trip you might want to go … More Ketchikan – Part II

Pelican Alaska Fly In

Pelican Alaska Fly-in by Alaska Seaplanes Tour Charter Alaska Seaplanes Pelican is located in the northwestern part of Chichagof Island in the Hoonah-Angoon census area.  It is 100 miles west of Juneau and 90 miles north of Sitka and is on the Lisianski Inlet and Strait.  I booked this fly-in in advance of our Alaska Marine Highway trip … More Pelican Alaska Fly In

Not on My Watch

We introduced ourselves to a fellow passenger dining next to us during breakfast on our first full day at sea aboard the Columbia. This is pretty typical for the two of us and makes for a more interesting journey.  Mike is his name and he is an Engineer officer aboard one of the AMHS boats … More Not on My Watch

About Me

I am a semi-pro photographer, grandmother, and now a retired office coordinator in healthcare. I now spend my time volunteering, visiting family and friends, traveling and making new friends. This site will feature some of my past work in portfolio form as examples. At the behest of friends I began by blogging about the 2 week trip with my … More About Me