Our first stop is Ketchikan. George is off on some physically active adventure. I am feeling slightly better this morning, almost up to walking more than 50 meters without screaming.
The scenery reminds me of Norway – which might just explain why so many Scandinavians ended their immigration along the fishing banks of Washington, Alaska and British Columbia.
Since we also gained an hour, there were few people up this morning.
The buildings are wooden
One of the tourist buses
and stores offering more than just the usual
is well worth the climb to the second floor. Hundreds of bolts of cottons compete with local artists kits, designs complimented by a great, knowledgable and friendly staff (and they have an online store as well here).
I finished the morning at
which doesn’t just have a wonderful selection of crafts and beads, but also a great cafe, free WiFi (wondering how I was posting this?) and a yarn store….