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Many people consider a cruise to Alaska to be unique and unforgettable, but we chose it for the mode of transportation itself, which is convenient and comfortable. Honestly, though, it did not meet our expectations. Here’re my impressions and recommendations for those who decide to take a week-...
Finally the outlines of  Skagway  appeared in the distance with cruise ships moored at its berth - today our " Island Princess " met with "Seven Seas Navigator" of the "Regent Seven Seas Cruises" - of the luxury US cruise company based in Florida, which...
This is a real paradise! Here is a bald eagle on a tree: Wherever you look - everything is so interesting! It's taking off... 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...
Though the cruise from Vancouver to Alaska is relatively short, it can be easily divided into three logical parts: the first one is a departure from Vancouver, the passage through its surrounding area, and a day at sea following after this: the second part are three stops in...
So, we continue. And now let's walk further… A pleasant local fellow accompanying us in taiga tells about the herbs growing in  Alaska . The aviation part of our trip begins. We got quite far, Hoonah is situated 31 miles (50 kilometers) from  Juneau  and is separated from...
15 minutes by helicopter, and we landed on the glacier tongue. This is one of the largest glaciers of Alaska . Its length is 50 kilometers and the width is 3 km. It is constantly on the move and it drags huge boulders from the tops of the mountains to the Pacific Ocean. Most of all I like the...
In Skagway , Alaska , while my wife with the kids went riding on the train, I went to the local brothel, which was built in 1897. Then, during the gold fever, about 14 000 gold-diggers constantly were in this town and they were 'served' by 300 girls. The session lasted...
Population of Skagway - town, frozen in the past - is less than 1 000 people, at the same time each year this place is visited by almost 1 million tourists. The town is like the scenery of the Western. Today I will tell you about this town...   Skagway was the starting point for many...