Humpback whale bubble net feeding near Chichagof Island, Alaska

August 7, 2012

In the summer months, humpback whales are a relatively common sight in Alaska’s Inside Passage. Humpback whales start their annual migration from their breeding grounds near Hawaii and Baja California, Mexico to Alaska in the spring. Alaska’s nutrient-rich waters provide ample food for humpbacks during the summer months. During that time, they replenish fat stores […]

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Alaska’s Trifecta: Mendenhall Glacier, Brown Bears and Humpback Whales

August 6, 2012

On July 25, 2012, we booked the” Trifecta” with Alaska Galore Tours in Juneau. This afternoon tour lasted approximately seven hours and it was hands-down one of the best day tours I’ve ever been on. We started with a scenic flight from Juneau Airport over Mendenhall Glacier and Juneau Icefield. It was a cloudy afternoon […]

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Half Day in Ketchikan, Alaska

July 30, 2012

If you opt to explore Alaska’s Inside Passage via a big ship cruise, Ketchikan is likely to make the list of ports of call. This morning, we arrived to Ketchikan just after 6 am and we didn’t have to be back until 3:30 pm. When traveling as part of a group, you never know if […]

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