|Wednesday, September 5th|
Another beautiful day with smooth seas as
we approach Kodiak Island, Alaska.
|We have arrived in Kodiak, Alaska, and stepped off the ship.|
We are about to board a bus to take us to Fort
Abrcrombie State Park for a hike through
the forest. The bus ride is about 15/20 minutes.
|We are on the trail through Fort Abercrombie State Park.|
|There are about a dozen of us on this hike.|
The lady on the right, with blue jacket, is our guide.
She did an awesome job of telling us all about what
we were seeing. She lives in Kodiak full time.
|Surprise: We get to see a history museum.|
Check it out ... Kodiak Military History Museum
|WWII ... Searchlights like this one were on the lookout for invaders from|
several locations here on the Island. By the way, can you imagine ...
these things were remotely controlled!
|Command desk inside the bunker.|
|Giant guns were installed.|
Fortunately, they were not needed.
|Our guide tells us about the turret the big gun was mounted on.|
The turrets started decaying and the guns were set aside.
This one has been kept as a display.
|Almost done with our hike and for a few minutes I'm|
near the front of the group. The entire walk took us
about 2 hours. I would recommend this to anyone who
loves a nature hike!
|Pulling away from the dock in Kodiak.|
|I like this photo!|
Here is the runway for Air Station Kodiak
The largest Coast Guard Command in the entire
My apologies for adding so many pictures. It was a tough job picking out the ones to share. :-)
|Back to my usual late afternoon work out.|