Random Sunsets Around the World - Part 4, Arctic and Antarctic regions - Sinking Low on the Looney Front
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The crew of Alaska Juris issued a distress alert to the Coast Guard and put on survival suits before leaving their ship.
Living in the middle of the Pacific has its downfalls.
Crime and Security on a Small Island: The Alaska Peninsula and the Aleutian Islands on the Looney Front, Part 7
'But Ma'am,' remonstrates I, 'I could have come on board with a bomb to blow us out of the air, grenades to lay waste to
Eagles and War Relics on Unalaska: The Alaska Peninsula and the Aleutian Islands on the Looney Front, Part 6
A picture in the tourist brochure shows the Russian Orthodox Cathedral on the Aleutian island of Unalaska with a bald eagle atop the crosses on each dome and a third on the red-tiled roof to the side. But the eagles are avoiding me on my spiritual passage.
The Aleutians -- Cradle of the Winds: The Alaska Peninsula and the Aleutian Islands On the Looney Front, Part 5
We arrive in Dutch Harbor on Unalaska, the main Aleutian island, in glorious sunshine, right on the dot -- three days, 10 hours and 45 minutes after leaving Homer, even if a little rock'n'rolling sent Yours Truly rushing for the Dramamine during the night -- twice.
Watch the Birdie and the Volcanoes: The Alaska Peninsula and the Aleutian Islands on the Looney Front, Part 4
Eight hours after leaving Sand Point, Alaska Marine Highway System's good ship, Tustumena, pulls into King Cove, back on the Alaska Peninsula and home to the largest salmon cannery in North America, Peter Pan Fisheries.
The Tiny Fishing Villages of Western Alaska: The Alaska Peninsula and the Aleutian Islands on the Looney Front, Part 3
It takes 18 hours from Kodiak aboard Alaska Marine Highway System's good ship Tustumena to reach our next stop, Chignik on the Alaskan Peninsula - allowing me ample time to get along with the dining-room staff like a house on fire.
Travelling the Alaska Marine Highway: The Alaska Peninsula and the Aleutian Islands on the Looney Front, Part 1
After his year in the Bering, Wally decided that a gentler, kinder fishing experience was more up his marine highway alley
Though not often mentioned in the list of famous World War II battles in the Pacific, the Battle of Attu Island was indeed an important strategic victory for America and deserves to be remembered.