Alsaka, DVD, Worldwide Travel Films

Alsaka, DVD, Worldwide Travel Films WTF-DVD-AK


Filmed and produced by Fran and Brooke Reidelberger

Scripted and narrated by Fran Reidelberger

In southeast Alaska, the towns and places visited include, Ketchikan, Petersburg, Sitka, Juneau, Haines, Skagway, Glacier Bay National Park, Chilkat River Eagle Preserve, Misty Fjords National Monument and a fly-in fishing camp.

Features include:

  • Scenes of Ketchikan, the Gateway City, with its \"red light\" district, plus totem carving and historic Totem Bight;
  • A fly-in to a luxury fishing camp where record breaking Silver Salmon abound and brown bears are seen on nature walks;
  • \"Big Blue Canoes\", the state-run ferry system that is the real highway for most people who live in the southeast Alaska;
  • The Norwegian heritage of Petersburg and its commercial shrimp fishing industry;
  • Sitka, rich in Russian history, religion and dancing, along with the annual Lumberjack Contest and lumbering in the Tongass National Forest;
  • The state capital of Jueau, with its gold mining history, cruise ships and salmon bakes, modern merchants and tourist mementos, plus Mendenhall Glacier;
  • A flight over the Juneau Ice Field and glacier calvig at Glacier Bay National Park;
  • Chikat Indian dancers in Haines, historical Ft. Seward and thousands of eagles along the Chilkat river and
  • Skagway''s modern \"gold rush\" of tourists who flock to the shops and to ride the spectacular White Pass and Yukon Railway;

In Alaska''s Interior, towns and places visited include, Tok, Fairbanks, Prudhoe Bay, Valdez and Prince William Sound, Nome, Kotzebue, the Pribilof Islands, Seward, Homes, Anchorage, Kenai Peninsula, Matanuska Valley, and Denali National Park.

Features include:

  • Historical photos and information about the contraction of the Alcan (Alaska-Canada) Highway;
  • Tok, the first Alaskan town reached on the Alcan;
  • Paddle wheel river boats and modern gold mining in Fairbanks;
  • Driving the \"haul road\" along the oil pipeline with stops at the mighty Yukon River and the Arctic Circle;
  • Oil story from Prudhoe Bay to Valdez and Prince William Sound;
  • The Kenai Peninsula
  • A variety of wildlife and wildflowers, all within minutes of downtown Anchorage;
  • 4th of July in Seward, world-class halibut in Homer and giant vegetables in Palmer;
  • Huskies and dog sleds in Nome;
  • Blanket tosses and Eskimo art in Kotzebue;
  • Rare birds and fur seals in the Pribilof Islands;
  • A look at modern Anchorage, Alaska''s largest city and air crossroads of world travel and
  • Denali National Park with incomparable Mt. McKinley, plus moose, caribou, giant grizzly bears and tiny wildflowers.

\ALASKA\" Filmed and produced by Fran and Brooke ReidelbergerScripted and narrated by Fran ReidelbergerIn southeast Alaska, the towns and places visited include, Ketchikan, Petersburg, Sitka, Juneau, Haines, Skagway, Glacier Bay National Park, Chi
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