Posts Tagged: Alaska

To Haines and the Yukon: Day 13 of #MikeandTobyTravels

Outside of Haines and into the Yukon, we saw the biggest, hungriest grizzly today, and he stalked us. But let me begin at the beginning. The beaver is back near our campsite in Mendenhall Campground, crunching his water reeds, and he lets us get very close before he slaps his tail like a pistol shot… Read more »

Back to Juneau and camping: day 12 of #MikeandTobyTravels

Back to Juneau and camping: day 12 of #MikeandTobyTravels Today’s agenda is leaving Gustavus, spending the afternoon in Juneau, and camping before taking the ferry to Haines, Alaska, notable for being the road out. We both wake up at 4:30 a.m. and go over to the deck outside the Lodge to upload my blog and… Read more »

Gusto in Gustavus, Alaska Day 11 of #MikeandTobyTravels

Gusto in Gustavus, Alaska Day 11 After we get back from the long boat tour of Glacier National Park, we need to stretch our legs so we take a short hike through the forest. It’s a gorgeous trail, filled with the plants we are learning are what tame and build soil out of the naked… Read more »

Glacier National Park: Day 9 of #MikeandTobyTravels

Here are the photos from the plane ride I couldn’t get to post yesterday! Glacier Bay National Park, day 10 of MikeandTobyTravels,  is not much to look at, at least initially. There’s a pebble-strewn shoreline in steady rain, lots and lots of pine trees, moss and tall white flowers that light the dim gloom of… Read more »

To Juneau and beyond: Day 8 of #MikeandTobyTravels

Day 8 of MikeandTobyTravels brings us to Juneau–and beyond. Juneau is a clean and a lovely mix of green trees and steep, rugged mountains combined with modern, tasteful buildings and a shopping area near the cruise ship docks. It’s so much like Lahaina’s famous Front Street that we both comment on it. We’re a bit… Read more »