How most people cruise the Inside Passage of Alaska
How we cruised the Inside Passage: a 32-passenger ship, the Island Spirit, with 6 crew.
The Island Spirit, a small ship.
Sitka Harbor, Mt. Edgecumbe
Cathedral of St. Michael, Sitka
Alaska Raptor Center
100-200 eagles and other birds treated per year
Fortress of the bear
2 old clarifier tanks
14 and 17 feet high
¾ acre each
Salmon being thrown to a bear
Sitka, the fourth largest city in Alaska, population 8,835.
St. Lazaria Island, Alaska, Maritime National Wildlife Refuge
Common and Thick-billed Murres
Humpbacked Whale lunge feeding
Humpbacked Whales lunge feeding