I had the pleasure to again visit Ketchikan. A beautiful city on Revillagigedo Island, in southeast Alaska. Ketchikan is close to Misty Fjords National Monument, where day trips are meant to discover part of this largest wilderness in Alaska.
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Located in the Tongass National Forest, Tracy Arm is a steep granite walled fjord with hemlock and spruce rainforest to about the 1500 foot line. There are many waterfalls from the ice fields as well as icebergs from the tidewater glaciers. Some of the icebergs are as large as a 3 story building! Often the waterway is clogged with ice.
So as you visit the Temperate Rainforest of Southeast Alaska, appreciate the time it has taken to even being to see tall trees in the area.
We must let this administration know that we value this temperate Rain Forest and want to save this precious resource. We cannot replace this forest. It is the home to Bald Eagles, Moose, Elk, and more. This habitat once cut, leaves little for the wild life and often ruins the creeks that flow through them causing problems for the salmon trying to return home each fall. To stop this cutting of the temperate Rainforest with taxpayer dollars no less!, contact the White House and President Obama.
Keeping the focus on the environment, carefully protecting the area for current as well as future enjoyment means Glacier Bay National Park will be a living arena for flora and fauna!
Our balcony stateroom offered floor to ceiling windows along with a private balcony for viewing the beautiful sites in Alaska!
Winter Olympics coming to Vancouver BC in 2010! Be there for all the action. Travel is fun.
Water is you! We need to stay hydrated all year round, especially as we travel these hot summer days.
However you travel in the Summer, whether by trains, planes, automobiles, trucks, RV’s, motorcycles, bikes, boats and buses, you are going to eat! I probably left out some forms of transportation, such as camels, but those aren’t going to cross most of our paths as we venture to see the family this summer! But if [...]