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Sunday, January 30, 2011

Juneau

On my way back from Alaska my car and I boarded a ferry in Whittier and took the Alaska Marine Highway System through the inside passage to Bellingham, Washington. While waiting to transfer ferries, I got to spend three days in Juneau. Despite the hectic mire of cruise ship tourists at the port, I enjoyed Juneau thoroughly. It's a pretty city surrounded by Tongass National Forest, our largest national forest. While in Juneau, I hiked out to two of the glaciers in the forest, my first time to see and touch such an epic force of ice.
Read more about my Alaska adventures in the On The Road journal entry, Day 41: The Road Not Taken.

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