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 …]

The Alaskan Coast in 11 Incredible Days

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We first went to Alaska in 1982 and swore we would return. Unfortunately, it took us 27 years to do so. This post provides: An overview of the highlights of the trip; The itinerary we used to pack as many experiences as possible into it; and Links to the posts that fully describe and give [Read more …]

Kenai Peninsula—Where Alaska Goes to Play

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The Kenai Peninsula is a relatively short, hour’s drive from Anchorage. But it is a world away. Our primary destination was Homer, at the end of the west side of the peninsula. Our Homer Experience Our Homer Experience, as we explained in our previous blog, consisted of two primary and a number of supporting experiences: [Read more …]

The Homer Experience

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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 …]