On any cruise you have the option of choosing multiple things to do in port, and in Ketchikan I chose two, the walking tour I described in my last post, and a lumberjack show in the late afternoon. I’m still not sure why I decided it would be fun, although it had its moments. But it was primarily a huge testosterone festival, with two competing teams of lumberjacks (U.S. and Canadian) showing off their skills with long-handled axes, two-handed saws, and gasoline powered chain saws. The photos I took are the last 13 in the Ketchikan gallery. I’ll share some of them here. Here’s one of the U.S. contestants:
See what I mean by testosterone?