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Intergenerational Cruising: The no-stress family vacation

By J “Kat” Loren ::



Everyone’s done it in my family but me. When my sister called and said mom and dad wanted to cruise to Alaska in August, round trip from their homes near the San Francisco port I balked. 3,000 more words


Rainbird Trail, Ketchikan, Alaska

From the great bald eagles to the towering glaciers, everything in Alaska is big. If you don’t believe me, google an aerial photo of Southeast Alaska… 474 more words


Alaska Cruise 2014

San Francisco, CA

It was truly a treat to embark on the ship in our home port of San Francisco. This meant no long flights, no transfers, no TSA or restrictions on liquids, weight of luggage or number of pieces. 1,757 more words

Day 13, Ketchikan: Misty Fjords

We arrived in Ketchikan early that morning and the rain greeted us. We were a little worried that our float plane to the Misty Fjords would be canceled but it wasn’t so we got ready to go. 381 more words


Off to Alaska: The Alaska Ferry Day 3

Six AM comes early, but that was the time we were scheduled to land in Ketchikan and with only 3 hours in port and a lot to see I wanted to make sure I was off that ship as quickly as possible. 1,081 more words

Amanda Dorough

Alaska: Ketchikan

Ketchikan bills itself as “the Salmon Capital of the World”. And indeed we enjoyed salmon fish and chips, as well as sending some salmon home. It is also known as one of the wettest cities in the USA (rainfall in excess of 18… 140 more words