Kenai Peninsula

Clouds or Fog? Portage Lake Kachemak Bay

Kenai Peninsula is located in southern Alaska between Cook Inlet and Prince William Sound. This is a place where one can sample most of the best of Alaska: Russian Orthodox churches, glaciers, fjords, high mountains and wild life.

Heading Exit Glacier Blue Ice Beach in Kachemak Bay

Exit Glacier is located in Kenai Fjords National Park. It is one of 35 named glaciers in the Harding Icefield, a remnant of the Ice Age that caps a part of Kenai Mountains 81 km (50 miles) long and 48 km (30 miles) wide.

Exit Glacier

St. Nicholas Church #1 Russian Church St. Nicholas Church #2

Russian Orthodox Cross

The Russians were the first whites to establish permanent communities on Kenai Peninsula. They sent missionaries and found churches. Early Russian influence is still to be seen on the peninsula. Russian Orthodox Churches (like these on the pictures) are part of a beautiful Kenai landscape.