Prepare to Shop

Before we left the ship at Ketchikan we were given a brochure with a small map. The purpose seemed to be to make certain we could find our way to all the jewelry stores. Apparently diamonds and Tanzanite are the things to buy in Ketchikan. Well maybe not just jewelry. A few art galleries were … More Prepare to Shop

Catching Ketchikan Humor

On Tuesday our ship arrived at Ketchikan. Our bus-tour-driver-guide, Brian regaled us with humorous stories of Alaska in general and Ketchikan in particular. Brian pointed out the multi-level wooden stairs that climbed the steep hillsides. The first houses in Ketchikan were built near the sea. As the town’s population grew, homes were built on the … More Catching Ketchikan Humor