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Days 19-20 - Flotilla to Alaska - Ketchikan

by Laura Domela 27 May 07:06 UTC
Flotilla to Alaska - Ketchikan © Laura Domela

Our time in Ketchikan has been spent shopping, doing chores, reprovisioning, visiting the marine stores and museums, and eating out. Ketchikan centers up and down one main street (Tongass Avenue) so it's relatively easy to get from here to there either on foot, or by using Uber or riding the city bus. We mainly choose to walk to and from everywhere, since we don't get much walking while cruising. (On our first day in town we walked 10 miles!)

During one of our grocery forays, Sam was in search of queso and hit the motherlode at the "Ketchikan Alaskan and Proud" grocery store.

The weather has been sun and blue skies with a bit of rain and gray mixed in.

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