Raw Beauty on the Inside Passage




Today’s post comes from November 2008, on a photo trip to the Chilkat River Valley to photograph Bald Eagles. To get to the area, I flew into Juneau, Alaska and then took the Alaska Marine Highway (the state ferry system) to Haines. The ferry ride was an early morning ride that started out about 6:00am […]

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From Washington to Alaska, via the Scenic Route




Yesterday, I posted some images made along Alaska’s Inside Passage in winter. I had a good response from that post, along with some questions about the ferry. So, today I’m posting one more post about the ferry. I published this post a couple of years ago, but I’m re-publishing it today, along with a few […]

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Ferry View of the Inside Passage (Re-post)




(This post originally published in September 2010) Over the past couple of days, I’ve been chatting on Twitter with a couple of people about travel in Alaska. During our chats, travel by the Alaskan ferry (Alaska Marine Highway) came up and there seems to be some interest in this form of travel there. So I’ve […]

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Alaska Marine Highway




Aside from seeing tents pitched on the stern of the ferry, everything else was, more or less, normal. I wasn’t quite sure what to expect from the 2-berth cabin, but unlocking the door yielded a quite nice surprise:     As you can see, the rooms are quite nice and, although not very large, there […]

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Fun Friday: “Which Way To the Campground?”




Leaving Missoula, Montana, our travels then took us to Bellingham, Washington. We stayed in Bellingham for 2 nights, doing a bit of “tourist” things, resting, and getting ready for our trip on the Alaska Marine Highway system (ferry) to get to Alaska for the photo workshop I would be leading. This was something I always […]

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