Whalicious Wednesday – August

Whalicious Wednesday – August

Southeast Alaska’s summer cruise ship season may be winding down for 2015, but the humpback whales’ bubblenet feeding behavior and acrobatic antics just keep going, going, going. Most of the breeching, pectoral flipper slapping, tail lobbing, peduncle slaps and spyhopping appear to be the

Salmon Arrive, Feeding Frenzy Begins

Salmon Arrive, Feeding Frenzy Begins

The chum and coho salmon are arriving at Salmon Creek and the spawning and feeding frenzy has the usually placid creek boiling and roiling as the salmon navigate the shallows. As noted in the Juneau Empire, “their dorsal fins cutting the surface like those of tiny sharks.” Yes,

So Much To See, So Little Time

So Much To See, So Little Time

    For a city of only about 32,000 residents, Juneau, Aklaska offers too many things to go, see, do during the average cruise ship stop of 6 to 10 hours. Although Juneau was founded in the 1880s with the discovery of gold,  gold