We took off on bush plans to Chinitna Bay. This is probably the most remote place I have been. You can only get there by boat or plane. We stayed at the Bear Mountain Lodge and visited Lake Clark National Park. The flight over allowed for viewing… Continue Reading “Alaska Day 8 – Across Cook Inlet”
Day 7 of this trip, some participants left for the airport. Others stayed behind to embark on the 3 day bear trip that starts tomorrow. I’m going on the bear trip, so I hung around the lodge today and did laundry. My disk that… Continue Reading “Alaska Day 7 – Rest”
We road up and down the Kenai River and embarked from our lodge. We saw Mergansers, ducklings, gulls, Trumpeter Swans, a loon and more. It’s beautiful here!!
We flew out in float planes to a lake across the Cook Inlet where we got off the plane and got onto a boat. From the boat, we went to a small falls where the salmon must traverse to spawn. The bears, eagles, and… Continue Reading “Alaska Day 5 – Bears”
We drove to Seward and went out on a boat that held 20+ people and there were 8 of us plus the captain and first mate. We went from Seward to the Chiswell Islands in Kenai Fjords National Park. It was about 32.5 miles… Continue Reading “Alaska Day 4 – Whales”
We drove about an hour from the lodge to a beach where Bald Eagles congregate. On the way, we saw a moose in a lake. Pretty cool! It was a nice experience to see many Bald Eagles in one place. The local commercial fishermen… Continue Reading “Alaska Day 3 Afternoon – Moose and Eagles”
This amazing trip stays amazing every day. We toured Skilak Lake on a boat. There were very few people there, so it seemed we had the whole lake to ourselves. The water was calm and aqua colored because of the glacial silt coming from… Continue Reading “Alaska Day 3 Morning – Skilak Lake”