The Broughton Islands

The Broughton Islands Marine Park is broadly defined to include an area between north Vancouver Island and the mainland encompassing some 300 islands and narrow waterways.  It would take years to see them all. Its rich history begins with Native villages dating back thousands of years. Clamshell midden beaches are plentiful where the villages once... Continue Reading →

Alaska: Halfway to Ketchikan

On May 17, Alec and I left Seattle’s Elliott Bay Marina to cruise on Fiddler for three weeks up the Inside Passage to Ketchikan, AK. Ten days later we docked at Shearwater Marina in northern British Columbia, the approximate half-way point in terms of days. We have traveled 475 miles of the 750 mile trip,... Continue Reading →

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