July 18, 2010

 

 

Kodiak

This week we took the ferry from Homer to Kodiak Island.

Loading Kennicott in Homer

Loading the Kennicott in Homer

A 7 AM departure.

 

Kennicott Car Deck

Kennicott Car Deck

Note that the vehicles are all tied down. They don't do that on the Inside Passage. This can be a rough crossing.

 

Float Plane

Float Plane Welcomes Us To Kodiak

 

Cruise Ship

Princess Cruise Ship Leaving Kodiak

 

Kodiak

View of Town of Kodiak

 

Kennicott in Kodiak

Ferry Kennicott Docked in Kodiak

 

Russian Orthodox Church

Kodiak's Russian Orthodox Church

 

Kodiak Fishing

Kodiak Fishing

This is the Pasagshak River, there's a state campground nearby.

 

Surfing

Kodiak Surfing

 

Bald Eagle

Bald Eagle Watching the Boat Harbor

 

Tustemena

Ferry Tustemena Ready To Take Us Back To Homer

 

 

Portage Valley

On the way back to Anchorage we spent some nights in the Portage Valley at the head of Turnagain Arm.

Visitor Center

Begich-Boggs Visitor Center

 

View From Theater

Surprise View From the Theater After Film Screen Retracts

 

Portage View

The Same View From Outside the Center

 

Hanging Glacier

Hanging Glacier

 

RVs at Portage

RVs At Portage

 

Whittier Tunnel

Whittier Tunnel

This tunnel is used for both railway and automobile traffic, but not at the same time.

 

Double Muskey

Double Muskey

One of the best restaurants in Alaska is just up the road from the Portage Valley in Girdwood.

 

Wildlife Sightings For The Week

Moose 2
Black-tailed Deer 1

More photos have been added to our Wildlife Sightings pages.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


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