Magical Montenegro

Some places you travel to you will only visit once. Real special places make you want to come back, and they give you special memories each time you return. Montenegro is one of those places. Whether you are looking for stunningly beautiful coastlines, rugged mountains, or charming centuries old villages, you need to look noContinue reading “Magical Montenegro”

You and I on Your First Alaskan Sea Kayak Expedition

I’ll never forget your first sea kayak expedition in Alaska. There were moments of serene beauty and there were moments of sheer terror. I remember how excited you were during the time you were first planning your trip. I also remember meeting you for the first time and how nervous and uneasy you felt theContinue reading “You and I on Your First Alaskan Sea Kayak Expedition”

The Blowhole of the Earth

The blowhole of the Earth is not a geological phenomenon, as one might first think. There are many volcanic regions of the world where you might find a geyser or a fumarole, which many would consider to be earth blowholes. The blowhole of the Earth I am referring to is a biological phenomenon. The occurrenceContinue reading “The Blowhole of the Earth”

Pinniped Politics in Southeast Alaska

I lay on my stomach, hugging the smooth rock, eyes gazing through my binoculars towards the spectacle below. My friend Dave, a fellow kayak guide from another company, lays quietly next to me. Our kayaks are about 1/2 mile away on the beach at the south end of the island. The tide was coming in.Continue reading “Pinniped Politics in Southeast Alaska”