Posts Tagged ‘Mendenhall Lake’

Southeast Alaska Day 18 – Alaska State Museum

Seal decoy helmet, Alaska State Museum, Juneau, Alaska

July 16, 2012 The Alaska State Museum in downtown Juneau provides world-class exhibits on the culture of early northern Native Americans, settlement of Alaska by Russians and the subsequent sale of the territory to the United States, and Alaska’s role in fighting the Japanese in the Aleutian Islands during World War II. For me, the […]

Southeast Alaska Day 17 – More Mendenhall

Photographer at Mendenhall Lake, Juneau, Alaska

July 15, 2012 Today I returned to Mendenhall Lake with the family.  We hiked out to Nugget Falls as well as the salmon and bear viewing trails near the parking lot.  Still a bit too early for salmon and bear, but Nugget Falls was flowing at full steam.   Continue to Day 18 – Alaska […]

Southeast Alaska Day 16 – Mendenhall Glacier Evening Walk

Iceberg "berg-bit" on Mendenhall Lake, Juneau, Alaska

July 14, 2012 We are back in Juneau on a late afternoon flight from Glacier Bay National Park. After dinner, groceries and settling in at the Beach House B&B, I take a late evening stroll out to photograph Nugget Falls at bits of icebergs (AKA “berg-bits”) on Mendenhall Glacier.  I got some nice shots of […]