Alaska is impressive, as everything is bigger in Alaska. Paddling beside massive snow-capped mountains with huge glaciers carving their way down to the sea is an experience that stays with you. Alaska is a wildlife viewing bonanza, during the summer every small creek is jammed packed with returning salmon. Bears, whales, eagles, seals, sea otters and sea lions are abundant. The inter-tidal life is in full bloom. It is the massive expanse and scale of . . .