July 18, 2010
This week we took the ferry from Homer to Kodiak Island.
Loading the Kennicott in Homer
A 7 AM departure.
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 Welcomes Us To Kodiak
Princess Cruise Ship Leaving Kodiak
View of Town of Kodiak
Ferry Kennicott Docked in Kodiak
Kodiak's Russian Orthodox Church
This is the Pasagshak River, there's a state campground nearby.
Bald Eagle Watching the Boat Harbor
Ferry Tustemena Ready To Take Us Back To Homer
On the way back to Anchorage we spent some nights in the Portage Valley at the head of Turnagain Arm.
Begich-Boggs Visitor Center
Surprise View From the Theater After Film Screen Retracts
The Same View From Outside the Center
RVs At Portage
This tunnel is used for both railway and automobile traffic, but not at the same time.
One of the best restaurants in Alaska is just up the road from the Portage Valley in Girdwood.
Wildlife Sightings For The Week
Black-tailed Deer 1
More photos have been added to our Wildlife Sightings pages.