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Aug 17, 2005 - Terra firma

Thanks for bearing with us -- we're back in port after a week at sea and way overdue for an update. Fortunately, our ferry trip from Homer to Dutch Harbor and points in between was a real education in many ways. Let's start with GEOGRAPHY. The Aleutians were incredibly beautiful -- volcanic islands rising out of a dark blue sea, with increasingly stunted vegetation as we got farther out into the Pacific and the Bering Sea. How far did we go? Something like 700 miles west of Homer, which is itself the farthest west you can drive on...

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