Friday, July 7, 2017

Report #3 Ketchikan, Alaska July 5, 2017 Wednesday Partly cloudy & 64 degrees Part #2 Of 3 86 Pictures

The photos continue…..

 

We have seen this creek wall-to-wall with salmon

 

Good hiding places for black bear

But only when the salmon are running

 

Totem Heritage Center – native arts displayed

 

Outdoor collection of totems

 

Each one tells a story

 

One of the stories

 

Tlingit and Haida artistry

 

Each one unique to a tribe

 

Eagles are usually on the top

 

Bridge across the creek to the center

 

Good place to spot salmon

 

Trees of Sitka spruce and western hemlocks

 

Sitka deer mount

 

Hostas grow big here

 

Typical home on the creek

 

Creek alders line the water

 

Waterfalls

 

Fishladders

 

Narrow gaps

 

Shallows

 

Trees rooted in granite

 

Rapids

 

Dense growth

 

The fish are here….we know it

 

Water is much deeper here…this is where we saw the 40 pound King salmon

 

Greenery grows anywhere here

 

Back to downtown

 

One of many restaurants

 

Ketchikan Mining Co. – old headquarters

 

Flowers are planted everywhere

 

Dwyer's Crab & Fish Company Restaurant

 

No fish for us

 

The wheat ale beer was tasty

 

A taste of coriander and orange citrus

 

Brenna A is the name of their crab fishing vessel – featured on Deadliest Catch

 

Splitting a burger

 

Also shared strawberry cheesecake

 

Sitka Tex, the local crooner and guitar man

 

Diamonds International very close to the pier

 

Cape Fox Lodge

 

Back-to-back ships

 

Front Street

 

Some of these buildings are the oldest in Alaska

 

Front Street businesses

 

The Tunnel - 1954

 

Eagle totem

 

Shasta daisies

 

Lupines

 

A black bear

 

Casey Moran Harbor

 

Asian lilies

 

Waterfront promenade

 

Flowers grown in barrels

 

Name of a restaurant/bar

 

Home of the halibut fleet in 1920's & 30's

 

NCL Sun

 

City Float

 

Boats and planes

 

Stained glass art

 

Pair of swans

 

Mountain goat

 

Crow

 

Harbor seals

 

Salmon

 

Totem

 

Canada geese

 

Black bear

 

Bear prints

 

A Ketchikan moose & Bill

 

Amsterdam docked

 

Good place for bargain-hunters

 

Polar bear

 

The last frontier

 

Sailaway Pictures

 

Tongass Narrows

 

Surrounded by hills

 

Protected from the winds

 

Newtown and West End

 

Downtown

 

Dwyer's upstairs, Fish Pirates on ground level

 

Seaview Pool

 

Thomas Basin Boat Harbor

 

Aft section of Celebrity's Millenium

 

Suite verandas

 

Dropping the lines

 

 

 

 


1 comment:

  1. The stained glass art is great. Was it inside one of the buildings?

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