Christmas

The Twelve Days Of An Alaskan Christmas

Alaska

On the twelfth day of Christmas My Alaska tour guide gave to me: Twelve seals a-pupping, Eleven humpbacks spouting, Ten mosquitoes a-buzzing, Nine puffins flying, Eight lupines blooming, Seven glaciers calving, Six brown bears fishing, Five boat rides, Four totem poles, Three small plane flights, Two banana slugs, And a moose under a Sitka spruce […]

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Other Travelers' Tales As Holiday Gifts

Christmas

Still shopping until you’re dropping with less than a week to go before Christmas?  Wrapping up some good books and putting them under the tree will be sure to please.The Travelers’ Tales Web site offers up many gift-giving suggestions, like Rolf Potts‘ Marco Polo Didn’t Go There (see my October 15th “Hitting the Books Again” […]

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