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A Guide To Spending A Day At Ketchikan

Situated to the extreme southeast of Alaska, Ketchikan attracts almost millions of tourists every year. It boasts of charming scenery, fascinating history, and mouthwatering Salmon dishes. Alaska is famous for fishing, and Ketchikan is particularly well-known for Salmons – in fact, the city is also known as the Salmon Capital of the World. There is a lot to explore at Ketchikan. However, if you have limited time in your hand, and you don’t know how to narrow down your tour in the city then you can have this quick guide handy. Here’s you checklist to the five top ways to spend a day at Ketchikan.   Remember About Pure Taboo! Before visiting Alaska you need to be aware of the specific customs over there. Pure Taboo series seem to have an abnormal impact for people there and there might be a reason for that. Just take a look at the series and see why so many darkest fantasies of society...

Tips on Fishing in Alaska

Fishing in Alaska is a huge phenomenon. It’s one of the best recreational activities there. There are so many varieties of fish that you can see here; including fishes that are tiny to the ones that are two feet tall and of course there are sharks. The most common fishes that the Alaskans love to catch are the different varieties of Salmon and Halibut. All the rivers, sea and the lakes are the common fishing grounds for the natives and the tourists. Here are a few tips if you wish to go fishing in Alaska: 1.   Plan Planning is very important. Research about the various fish species that are available in Alaskan waters and also research about the places with the highest possibility of making a catch. There are more than eight hundred fishing spots and finding the perfect one for yourself will not be very tough. 2. Timing You should really check what time of the year you are going...

Wulik River – Perfect Location For Fishing

One of the things that bind most of America (and Canada as well) is fishing. Fishing that once used to be a past-time thing has now been raised almost to the level of a local sport. Those with years of fishing experience will be able to tell that fishing is one of the ultimate ‘man sports’ out there. It has even become a lifestyle in itself and has developed its own vocabulary. It is not easy to catch those quick and swift fishes streaming through the rapid waters of North America, even with the best fishing gear. From the Everglades in the South to the Rockies in the West and finally to Alaska, our home, our heaven, fishing incites a spark of excitement and adventure in every man. Coming to Alaska where nature is incredibly abundant, there are many options for all the fishing enthusiasts. People travel here every year from faraway parts of the country exclusively to enjoy the...

A Weather Station Owner’s Perspective on The Alaska Gold Rush

Klondike Gold Rush which is also known as the Alaska Gold rush was a movement in 1896 to 1899 where 100,000 people moved to the Klondike in Yukon which is a part of northwest Canada. They went there in search of gold. Some local miners named Skookum Jim Mason, Tagish Charlie along with George Carmack found some gold in Rabbit Creek in Yukon, Canada.  Soon after that the gold started being discovered everywhere and anywhere and the people started asking for claims. The ones that got the hold of this gold became rich and were known as Klondike Kings. As the news spread to the other parts of the world and this was the start of the Alaska Gold Rush. People started relocation to Yukon. Out of the 100,000 people that left for Yukon, only 30,000 could complete the trip. Since the trip was very tough and the temperature very cold, most of them either died or went back. They had to walk all the...

Check out the Pros and Cons of Living in Alaska

Alaska is a beautiful place to spend your holidays. But if you plan to live here, there are many things you have to consider. Every place has some good and the bad things about it. Same is the case with Alaska. Every person has a different choice and a different way of living. Here I give you a list of the general pros and cons of living in Alaska. ProsCons Let’s start with the positives and list down some good things about living in Alaska: 1.     The Nature The very first thing that strikes about Alaska is its natural beauty. Since the place is sparsely populated, the natural beauty is untouched. You can live anywhere in Alaska and be closer to nature. There are so many different types of landscapes and a lot of wildlife. So if you love to be closer to nature and want to spend your time in a place that is calm and away from the city’s hustle and bustle, Alaska is the...