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Misty Fjords Floatplane

I booked a floatplane tour for Misty Fjords early during our stay in Ketchikan.  A good trip is dependent on the weather.   Later as we toured Ketchikan. we found the airplane that we had flown in featured throughout town.  The bush pilots stories are and interesting and important aspect of Alaska history and culture.  Four Seven One Papa Mike and our pilot. Timber, gave us an adventure to remember.

Ferry from Juneau to Ketchikan

Chad and Javier joined me in Juneau to share a part if the adventure.  Meeting ar the ferry terminal for an early AM departure, they were a bit challenged in wating for a taxi. This ferry ride was much longer at just over 23 hours 15 minutes. The bike was strapped in the car deck while we had a four berth outside cabin. There were brief stops in Kake, St. Peterburg, and Wrangell before we reached our destination of Ketchikan.  … Read More


I took a slow start today in hopes the rain would dry out on the tent fly. Even hanging the fly out to dry didn’t finish drying. At 1:00, I headed into town. When I saw the four big ships, the sidewalks were crawling with people and there were crossing guards handling the crosswalks. A quick drive through town was enough for me I enjoyed a drive and hike near the Mendenhall Glacier. I drove north to the end of … Read More

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