Alaska Day 5: Yakutat (Part 1 of 2)

Bill taking in Alaska

Wednesday, August 9, 2017 Part 1 of 2 This morning I come to you from the tiny town of Yakutat. We were scheduled to be here at 3AM but seem to have arrived closer to 7AM. Very few people are getting on or off. It ...



Alaska Day 4: Juneau

Eagle Eye Eagle at the Dock

Tuesday, August, 8, 2017 I am getting my days confused. I am pretty sure today is Tuesday. I believe forgetting the days, on about, is a good thing. Occasionally, you may need to know the time, but only when you need to make it back ...



Alaska Day 3: Ketchikan

Beluga Breaching 2

Monday, August, 7, 2017 Ketchikan is our first chance to get off the Kennicott. We don’t get far, as town is about 4 miles from the ferry and we only have a couple of hours before all-abord. We make the most of it, by heading ...



Day 2: Sea Day, still in route to Ketchikan

Corrections Blanket Tag

Monday, August, 7, 2017 Waking up to a cold and hazy morning, discovering your bedding has a prison tag on it can be a concerning feeling. But the lock on the door is secure, so I slept in a little longer before waking up around ...



Day 1a: En Route, Bellingham to Ketchikan

Bikes below deck

Sunday, August 6, 2017 This morning, I realized, yesterday’s post was titled incorrectly. It felt like Day 1 because Bill and I were finally arriving at the Ferry. We have actually been on the road for 6 days. In reality, this trip has been in ...



Day 1: 1,500 Miles in and Ready to Start!

Home to Seattle on the way to Homer

The day is finally here. After about Heading to the Ferry in Bellingham, WA to hop on the Alaska Marine Highway System. I hope to provide more information and pictures soon, but the Kennicott Ferry does not have much in the way of amenities and ...