The dreamy emerald waters are so smooth and clear, they mirror the endless parade of spectacular snow capped mountains. I cannot bear to leave the balcony for breakfast, for fear of missing even a minute - so we must order room service. For seven heavenly days, I watch otters, whales, icebergs, see bears on the mountains and scenery that ....Read More
Ketchikan calls itself the Salmon Capital of the World, so I searched its gushing rivers and creeks lined with blankets of velvet green, but only found last season’s salmon skeletons. Of course I must admit, it was only the 21st May and the salmon obviously weren’t about to change their schedules to suit my travel plans....Read More
A visit to the Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center provided a bear highlight that still makes me feel all giddy inside whenever I think about it. At the time of our visit, a two year old orphaned Kodiak brown bear called Taquka was in residence. It was an overcast day in Alaska, and we watched Taquka with the other observers.Read More
Downtown Juneau sits perfectly wedged between the huge snow capped mountains of Mount Roberts and Mount Juneau, surrounded by lush greenery and waterfalls that seem to go on forever. A great budget day trip involves spending all morning...Read More
Looking over this sweeping wild landscape with the beginnings of summer color, and across the soft tundra to the countless pure white peaks leading up like stairs to the great mountain, I am in awe. Being so very high that the mountain top is hidden by swirling clouds, it is easy to see why the imposing Mt McKinley is..Read More
Seward oozes charm with its perfectly laid out pretty harbour and cute storefronts perched on the boardwalk. As the sun sets over the beautiful quaint harbour, otters play between the gently rocking boats in the cool waters of Resurrection Bay...
Anchorage may indeed have a moose problem, but in late May when I strode the streets, the only moose I saw was painted on a shopfront. Armed with binoculars, a rented vehicle, and The Milepost (the Alaskan bible for road travel), it was time to get out on the road to find some serious Alaskan beasts....Read More
Grizzly bear versus wolves in Denali National Park, Alaska - series of shots of this encounter.
I knew the Green Shuttle buses in Denali, Alaska were great for viewing wildlife. But I never expected to see two wolves stalking an unsuspecting grizzly bear...Read More