Brown Bears Hunting Salmon at Brooks Falls Alaska

Bears catching salmon at top of Brooks Falls

As we continue to restrict our travel due to COVID, we are taking a look at (and reliving while updating) some of our most memorable trips. This blog was originally posted in July 2011. Hunting Bears Hunting Salmon Most people who have any interest in bears, wildlife, or Alaska have seen the classic pictures of [Read more …]

Kenai Peninsula—Where Alaska Goes to Play


The Kenai Peninsula is a relatively short, hour drive from Anchorage. It is a world away. Our primary destination was Homer, at the end of the west side of the peninsula; we wanted to get at least a flavor of the entire area. Our Homer Experience Our Homer Experience, as explained in our previous blog, [Read more …]

The Homer Experience


We had many plans for our brief, three-day trip to the Kenai Peninsula. As discussed in our Kenai blog, we had planned a range of stops in towns including Clam Gulch and Ninilchik and in the areas around Cooper Landing and Seward. Our primary objective, however, was Homer, for which we specifically planned two primary [Read more …]