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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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KATHLEEN SEGHERS

My husband and I just returned from a week cruise in Alaska.  This was my 4th visit and my husband's first.

I would like to encourage any future visitors who do not have the time or monies to do the interior of Alaska, and can only do a cruise to take advantage of the many shore excursions offered while in the ports of their cruise.  While Alaska shore excursions are pricey...they should truly be looked at as a "once in a Lifetime experience" and are worth the...cost. 

Alaska is not just a state or land, it is a magical place that changes you once you have experienced its true treasures.

Kathleen Seghers-Rule

Denham Springs, Louisiana

 


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