AK Trip Stage 1 Highlights: Kenai Peninsula
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AK Trip Stage 1 Highlights: Kenai Peninsula

Stage 1 was spent mostly on the Kenai Peninsula and was my introduction to Alaska. I arrived on June 6 and the following day enjoyed seeing Anchorage, visiting a museum and an old Navy friend from the USS Niagara Falls. Seward-Sterling Highways First adventure was taking the famous Seward Highway then the Sterling to Homer…

The Sights, Sounds and Smells of Homer, AK … A Fishing Town
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The Sights, Sounds and Smells of Homer, AK … A Fishing Town

Homer Alaska sits at the end of the Kenai Peninsula at the terminus of the Sterling Highway. As one enters the self-proclaimed Halibut Capital of the World, the various sights, sounds and smells reinforce that this is a serious fishing town, I have come here to fish for halibut and king salmon (see blog post…

A Glacier Hike in Kenai Fjords National Park
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A Glacier Hike in Kenai Fjords National Park

Having a “free day” between fishing adventures on the Kenai Peninsula, I decided to trek to the Kenai Fjords National Park and hike the Exit Glacier. KFNP At the edge of the Kenai Peninsula lies a land where the ice age lingers. Nearly 40 glaciers flow from the Harding Icefield, Kenai Fjords’ crowning feature.  Most…