Rain forrest ferns
Prior to getting on our ship "The Quest" we toured Sitka. Starting with a walk in a rain forrest.
A walk in the Rain forrest
Close up of a Totem Pole, and yes, it is raining.
Snail on Sea Weed
A Pygmy Owl
This is a non-releasable owl.
This is a "Golden Eagle"
Not to be confused with an immature Bald Eagle.
Ornate pieces of art were almost destroyed in a fire.
Towns people were able to get the pieces out of the church and stored them in private homes while the church was rebuilt.
Carved by the Tlingit People
We spent the afternoon in Sitka prior to boarding our ship," The Quest"
A side view
Tlingit People Totem Pole, hand crafted using techniques handed down by one generation after another,
Non-releasable Birds of Prey are well cared for in outdoor enclosures.
Taken through a fence.
A Stroll down the beach.
Immature Bald Eagle
Taken at the Eagle Preserve in Sitka.
A very "talkative" Bald Eagle
We toured town and were able to go into the Russian Orthodox Church
The church is still active.