Exhausted after a string of strenuous hikes? Or frazzled from a jam-packed itinerary trying to squeeze in as many sights and tours before your cruise departs the capital city? Despite its small size, Juneau, Alaska has remarkably much to offer. After spending 10 very active days in Juneau, there were still plenty of trails, tours and activities that […]

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“You’re going to Alaska? Oooh, will you see any grizzly bears!?” everyone wanted to know, when I mentioned that I was headed to Juneau in August. That’s because a grizzly bear (or brown bear) seems to be synonymous with Alaska, that massive state so far, far away from those of us living in the lower […]

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  • Kris Koeller - Great shots. Looks like a terrific trip.

  • admin - Thanks, yes it was terrific in every way!

Sometimes extravagant, special places exist in our own backyard. How is it that they fade from our mind after time –(suppressed by the urgent chaos in our daily grind?)–and we forget about them until we revisit to entertain an out-of-town guest. Such was the case when my mother spent a couple weeks with us in […]

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