My recent trip through the Inside Passage of SE Alaska, my third in the area, broke all of my personal records for whales, brown bears, and photos.
In Chinese astrology this is the year of the monkey. In Adventure Geezer astrology, this must be the year of the bear.
The humpback whale leapt into the air just a few feet away, close enough to see drops of water roll off its skin. Continue reading
Tutka Bay Lodge — across Kachemak Bay from Homer, Alaska at the southern tip of the Kenai Peninsula — is the kind of place that even if it rained the entire three days we were there, it wouldn’t have mattered. Continue reading
Alaska is the anti-Namibia – wet, green and mountainous. But like Namibia, there are lots of animals – moose, caribou, seals, sea otters, eagles, black bear, and of course grizzlies, the “lion” of Alaska. Continue reading