Joseph Rosendo's Travelscope

Alaska - America's Last Frontier

Season 12, Episode 8 of 8

Joseph looks back to his first voyage through Alaska's Inside Passage to the land and the people of America's Last Frontier. His ocean-going vessel carries him through Canadian waters to Prince Rupert, British Columbia and on through Alaska's inside passage to Juneau, Skagway and Sitka. Along the way the ship stops in Tracy Arm Fjord to catch nature's show headlined by Bald Eagles and Gray, Orca and Humpback whales. Further explorations take him to Alaska's capital, Juneau and while no roads lead to Juneau visitors still come to trek its glaciers, kayak its rivers and ski its mountains. Joseph's Alaskan journey of discovery continues in the Klondike Gold Rush town of Skagway and in historic Sitka where he explores its Russian roots. On his Inside Passage journey he meets the Tsimshian people and learns of their struggle to retain their language, rich culture and ancient ceremonies. Alaska is America's Last Frontier and every Alaskan has a story to tell about what brought them and what keeps them there. In the end, Joseph discovers that they came for the land, but they stayed for the people.

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