Seldovia, Alaska with Eider Duck

Our Alaska cousin, Eider Duck, visited Seldovia, Alaska after he went halibut fishing.

Seldovia, Alaska

Seldovia, Alaska

What a great trip, Eider.   Seldovia is a small town.   The population was 255 according to the 2010 census.   That is really small, Eider.   Seldovia, Alaska is on the Kenai Peninsula, on Kachemak Bay.   Seldovia is southwest of Homer, where Eider started his halibut fishing  trip.   We liked this totem pole type carving.

Love wood carvings

Love wood carvings

Many of the residents of Seldovia are descendants of  Athabaskan Indian and Alutiiq Eskimo.   Even though the town is small, they have a grocery store, the Crab Pot Grocery.

Crab Pot Grocery

Crab Pot Grocery

Sometimes King Crab are trapped in these waters.   We liked the photos of City Central Park.

City Park

City Park

The carved wood sculptures are great.

Love it Eider

Love it Eider.   And starfish!

And, Eider, you look fantastic on them.

Eider you are on top

Eider you are on top

Such talent.

A saddle?

A saddle?

We could not pick a favorite.   Eider likes them all, also.   In 1788 this was a Russian fur trade post.   Seldovia is an old town.   The Russian St. Nicholas Orthodox Church was completed in 1820.   You may remember that Alaska once belonged to Russia.   The United States purchased Alaska from Russia October 18, 1867.   Isn’t this a great bench?

Great place for a rest

Great place for a rest

There really are many American Bald Eagles in this area.    Most visitors to Seldovia arrive by charter boats that bring sport fisherman, like Eider, to this small town.   And, speaking or writing of eagles, here is one, a common sight along the Alaskan coast.

Proud American eagle

Proud American eagle

Thanks for the photos Eider.   Looks like you had a great visit to Seldovia.

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