Alaska, the last frontier of the earth There is no other place like Alaska - unique, primitive place with high mountains, impressive glaciers, silent fjords and stunning wildlife.Alaska has spectacular harbors, rich in local history and old traditions,it is truly the last frontier of the earth.
Haines a town renowned for its eclectic offering of alla the finest things in life,food,friendly and fun.The charm and genuine down to earth personality of the town is inescapable from the sounds of cuisine restaurants tempting you at every turn,to the adventure of wild life viewing to experiencing our rich diverstity in local museums and galleries.Haines is known as ''Alaska's Best Kept Secret" a perfectly distilled sampling of Alaska's history,scenic beauty,arts and culture.
Juneau (Alaska), USA
Everyone can live an adventure in the picturesque Juneau, the place where gold had been discovered for the first time in Alaska. If you are looking for wildlife, go on a cruise to observe whales and nature. To experience the most exciting flight of your life, nothing is better than an helicopter tour. Otherwise travel back in time and try your skills in finding gold.
Ketchikan, Alaska, USA
Ketchikan, the picturesque world capital of salmon is the starting point for seaplane excursions visiting the National Monument of Misty Fiords, a huge area of wild nature. It also hosts the Tlingkit Indians of Alaska and the largest collection of totem in the world. The traditions are alive, allowing you to experience their rich rituals.
Nanaimo (Vancouver), British Columbia
Nanaimo is a city on Vancouver Island in British Columbia, Canada. It has been dubbed the "Harbour City ". The largest employer is the provincial government. The service, retail and tourism industries are also big contributors to the local economy. Nanaimo has also been experiencing job growth in the technology sector.
Prince Rupert (B.C.), Canada
Prince Rupert is a beautiful port city in the province of British Columbia in Canada. It is the deepest natural harbour in North America. It is a popular tourist destination, especially for many cruise ships and it is the central point on Alaska's Inside Passage. You can discover the wonderful wildlife such as soaring eagles, whales and grizzly bears. This city has a history as one of the oldest continuously occupied regions in the world. A visit at the museum dedicated to the First Nations peoples should not be missed. The natural landscape is breathtaking and you can have a walk or a ride through narrow, mist-shrouded passageways.
Icy Strait Point, Alaska, USA
Isy Strait Point is located eighty kilometers west of Juneau at the opening of Glasier Bay, where only one ship at a time is allowed to enter. Here, you will have the opportunity for great tours to observe the wildlife and find out the authentic culture of the local Tlingkits. Take a tour to the area of Adolfus Point, one of the best points for watching Alaska's humpback whales and "orcas".
Seattle (Washington), U.S.A.
Seattle is a major seaport located between Puget Sound of the Pacific Ocean to the west and Lake Washington to the east. In this thriving metropolis you can find everything. The mild climate allows outdoor activities, like walking around Green Lake or the many city's parks. The most recognizable landmark of Seatlle is the Space Needle.
Sitka was once the center of fur trade of the Russian empire. This heritage is visible all around-the Cathedral of St.Michael with the onion-shaped dome, and the Indian fort where the Tlingkit Indians were fighting the Russians settlers. To learn more you can explore the Sitka Sound, visit a desert camp for fishing and wonder in the rainforest with a local guide.
Victoria (British Columbia)
The city of Victoria is situated on the southern tip of Vancouver Island in British Columbia and is known for its mild climate and the dynamic lifestyle of its inhabitants. It has been described as the most "powerful city" in Canada more than once. As it is the capital of British Columbia, is the most friendly city to visitors in the area. Exept visiting the numerous attractions, take time to taste the local cuisine and do shopping.