Alaska Cruising - Skagway and the 'Railroad to Hell!'

By: Proserpina, 3:56 PM GMT on September 19, 2016

Part III

Skagway and “… a Railroad to Hell”



Skagway is located in the northern tip of Alaska’s Inside Passage. It is here where one boards the railway carriages for a fascinating and heart stopping ride on the White Pass and Yukon Railroad. The town itself is a complex of buildings that have been authentically restored to their hey-day of a hundred years ago. The town celebrates its glory days of the Klondike Gold Rush. Besi...

Updated: 11:09 PM GMT on September 25, 2016

Alaska Cruising, Part II

By: Proserpina, 10:21 PM GMT on August 30, 2016

Alaska Cruise, Part II

-- Our National Parks , 1901, page 56.
"Walk away quietly in any direction and taste the freedom of the mountaineer. Camp out among the grasses and gentians of glacial meadows, in craggy garden nooks full of nature's darlings. Climb the mountains and get their good tidings, Nature's peace will flow into you as sunshine flows into trees. The winds will blow their own freshness into you and the storms their energy, while c...

Updated: 1:21 PM GMT on September 17, 2016

Alaska Cruising, Part II (coming)

By: Proserpina, 10:20 PM GMT on August 30, 2016

Alaska Cruise, Part II

-- Our National Parks , 1901, page 56.
"Walk away quietly in any direction and taste the freedom of the mountaineer. Camp out among the grasses and gentians of glacial meadows, in craggy garden nooks full of nature's darlings. Climb the mountains and get their good tidings, Nature's peace will flow into you as sunshine flows into trees. The winds will blow their own freshness into you and the storms their energy, while c...

ALASKA CRUISING

By: Proserpina, 8:55 PM GMT on August 22, 2016

ALASKA CRUISING

Part I

Sailaway port: Seattle, Washington State

Our trip started in Seattle where we stayed overnight in preparation for boarding the next day. All of my family stayed at the same hotel and it was grand to see siblings and their spouses whom we had not seen for a while (and those we see frequently as well). Of course we took advantage of the few hours spent in Seattle. What to do? Go to the Space Needle of course!...

Alaska, a wonder of the world

Updated: 9:46 PM GMT on August 22, 2016

I am back from Alaska!

By: Proserpina, 3:36 PM GMT on July 11, 2016

CONTEMPLATIVE THOUGHTS

“A single sunbeam is enough to drive away many shadows.”
― Francis of Assisi



“Be praised, my Lord, through all your creatures, especially through my lord Brother Sun, who brings the day; and you give light through him. And he is beautiful and radiant in all his splendor! Of you, Most High, he bears the likeness.

Be praised, my Lord, through Sister Moon and the stars; in the heavens yo...

Updated: 2:21 AM GMT on August 22, 2016

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