Skagway July 2nd 2011 The family is off to Skagway by ferry. It’s raining this morning, but it’s a spitty-rain, not a downpour, so walking is fine. We thought it was about a 15-minute walk, so we left early to be on time and got to the dock 30 minutes early. While standing around talking to a local, we saw eagles and otters. That made it worth it!
It was still raining when we got to Skagway and the wind was ... read more
North America » United States » Alaska » Skagway Britain's American colonies broke with the mother country in 1776 and were recognized as the new nation of the United States of America following the Treaty of Paris in 1783. During the 19th and 20th centuries, 37 new states were added to the origina... ... read more
The Bucket List trip is well underway and we are having a fabulous time! Knock on wood; it hasn't rained very much at all and, since we got to Alaska, the mosquitoes have not been as bad as what we expected!! Again, knock on wood, I don't want to jinx the rest of the trip. Alaska mosquitoes were on vacation in Canada - once back here, I've been eaten alive. I hear it's rained a lot in Canada, so bug spray will be coming out of hiding. We are back in short sleeves and shorts. When it's 75 degrees here in Canada, it seems so much hotter than 75 degrees at home. Not looking forward to 80-9... full info