S: Alaska 2011
FC: August 2011 | Alaskan Cruise & Land Tour
1: Embarking the Diamond Princess Cruise Ship
5: More totem poles than anywhere else ... | in the world!
14: Gold Creek Salmon Bake
15: Salmon Creek Waterfall
18: Glacier Bay Lamplugh Glacier & Margerie Glacier
19: College Fjord in the Prince William Sound
24: Sheep Mountain | and so begins the Land Tour . . .
25: Wrangell St. Elias Mountain. Range | Alaskan pipeline and Copper River | Saw lots of amazing bald eagles and their enormous nests on our rafting excursion. Great trip, but no pictures thanks to the rain.
26: Driving to Denali | Meier's Lake and the Alaskan Mtn. Range
27: views of Mount. McKinley along the Denali Highway | Brushkana Creek
28: Goofing off around Denali Princess Lodge
30: Covered Wagon Adventure
31: Tundra Mountain Golfing
32: caribou sighting
33: grizzly bear picking berries by the river
35: bull moose
38: dall sheep | signs of fall
41: Talkeetna River Float Trip
42: kayaking around Byers Lake in Talkeetna
43: Taking the train to Anchorage and seeing the peak of Mount McKinley. Unfortunately we were never able to see a full view of the mountain.
44: Anchorage, the capital of Alaska, is known as the City of Flowers. Each year the city plants more than 1,500 flowerbeds and hanging baskets.
45: statue of the explorer Captain James Cook overlooking Cook Inlet | site of the 1964 Good Friday Earthquake - the most powerful earthquake recorded in the U.S. and North America, with a magnitude of 9.2, destroying most of the city in only four minutes time
46: cribbage game made out of ivory gloves decorated with puffin beaks | 1959 newspaper announcing Alaskan statehood decorative dog sled blanket
48: Anchorage City Trolley Tour Lake Hood is the world's busiest seaplane base, handling an average of 190 flights per day
49: bull moose sighting by Lake Hood