Column: Crowd Control

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I took a deep breath and entered the wild world…of downtown on a four-ship day.

It’s a weird thing to hate the downtown traffic and crowds in general this time of year. After all, without it, where would the port towns of southeast Alaska be? Logging is no longer socially acceptable to many, but one cannot live on perceived moral superiority alone. So, commerce moves to other areas specifically charter fishing and tourism.

Anyway, I wanted a closer look at how it all goes down. I didn’t have any trouble finding sources of information but the last thing I wanted to do was get I the way.

See full column at:
https://www.juneauempire.com/news/the-curious-wild-world-of-tourism-in-southeast/

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