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For those with a naturalist streak, few places on earth compare with the wonders of Southwest Alaska. Brown bears amble along the hills and plains, and more than 240 bird species inhabit Alaska’s Southwest region. The region’s terrain ranges from a landscape of volcanoes in Katmai National Park created by the 1912 eruption of the Novarupta volcano, to the windswept Aleutian Islands that make a 1,000-mile sweep toward Asia.

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PATRICIA TANNER

My trip to Alaska was everything I had envisioned, plus more!  I took a Princess Cruise/Tour package, and was not disappointed in any way, shape, or manner.  I was very fortunate to see Mt. McKinley in all it's glory, the day there was perfect!  I took  the most perfect picture of Mt. McKinley from inside the train on our way to Anchorage.  The guide said we were probably about 100 miles plus from Mt. McKinley at that time.  In Juneau, the helicopter flight to the glacier and walking on the glacier was awesome!  All my pictures do not bring justice to the beauty and greatness of this state.  Probably the best part of the trip were the people of Alaska themselves.  I was very impressed by their pride of their heritage.

It indeed was an experience that I throughly enjoyed!


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