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Alaska. Skagway. Fjords, Eagles And The Town Of "The Gold Rush". P.2.

Uritsk Andrey • 4 minutes read • May 11th, 2016
This is a real paradise!
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Here is a bald eagle on a tree:
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Wherever you look - everything is so interesting!
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It's taking off...
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And after admiring the river flowing into the sea and eagles nesting on its banks we continued to travel up the river valley, and soon we found ourselves on the banks of the scenic mountain lake, from which this river flows.
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And now we'll have a walk in the woods.
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Our tour guide Chessie really loves her land and enthusiastically talks about the nature of

Alaska

.
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We are looking at Alaska under the microscope.
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Such "mobile homes" are very popular in America - thousands of families travel across the country exactly in this way, on the cars with a bedroom and a kitchenette. This car, for example, according to the license plate, came to Alaska from Minnesota.
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And our tour is coming closer to its end - here we are again in the village of Haines where tourists are treated to sandwiches in the wooden hut decorated with some local national patterns.
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The village is quite small - only with a few hundred of people. Trip from 

Skagway

will take about 20 kilometers on the water, but by land this village is almost isolated from the nearby town - there are about 300 (!!!) kilometers of roundabout routes across Canada. Despite the remoteness, the village has everything you need for a normal life - communications, schools, good roads, shops, library, its own police department, fire and feldsher's stations. And if someone needs more serious medical care, the patient is sent to

Skagway

 on the helicopter being on duty.

The weather on the street became completely pleasant - at last the sun brought joy to us!
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Seascapes on a sunny day appear to us absolutely differently - at last we saw Alaska to be bright, warm, affectionate and friendly. We sit on the ship to Skagway and set return sail:
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We saw such a saturated bright seascapes!
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We are heading towards the depths of the bay:
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Waterfalls are cascading from the slopes of the mountains in some places:
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Not only organized tour groups travel on board, but also numerous "wild" tourists and the locals - because the ferry, as you remember, in fact, is the only connection (excluding helicopters, of course) of the village of Haines with the outside world:
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We continue the way along the narrow sea bay:
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Author: Uritsk
Source: uritsk.livejournal.com
Translated by: Olesya Zhukova

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