July 18, 2010




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



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.



Kodiak Surfing


Bald Eagle

Bald Eagle Watching the Boat Harbor



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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