Sawyer Glacier in Alaska

Prior to visiting Alaska I had seen plenty of glaciers but always in mountain regions. I had never seen a Glacier that flowed out to water. About 72 km's from Juneau is Tracy Arm fjord. 48 km long and with one-fifth of it's area covered in ice as well as, during the summer, it has … Continue reading Sawyer Glacier in Alaska

Cruise ships near Ketchikan Alaska

Far from being a one horse town, Ketchikan is a six cruise ship town. These mammoth floating hotels dock at the port right at the heart of the town. Ship visitors stroll down the gang ways straight into souvenir shops, restaurants, bars, and tourist attraction vendors. Apart from people watching, at least when the cruise … Continue reading Cruise ships near Ketchikan Alaska

Herbert Glacier near Juneau, Alaska

The capital of Alaska, Juneau, is a beautiful small city set on a salt water channel and surrounded by magnificent alpine peaks. It's is a nature lovers paradise, with great shops, restaurants, and the only glacier, the Mendenhall, within the municipal limits of any city. The Herbert Glacier is about a 5 hour round trip by foot … Continue reading Herbert Glacier near Juneau, Alaska

Zinio – win a magazine subscription

I have recently been looking at Zinio a digital magazine service. They have what looks to be thousands of digital magazines at low prices. I looked at the travel and photography sections and they have publications such as Lonely Planet, Conde Nast, AFAR, Photo Plus and Shutterbug. Now they have this new Z-Pass - YOU CAN READ … Continue reading Zinio – win a magazine subscription