Petersburg, Alaska, is like a Picture Post Card

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Real Estate Agent with RE/MAX Gold DRE #00697006

Petersburg, alaska

The thing about shooting photographs in Alaska is everytime I put my lens cap back on my camera, stuff it back in my bag and figure I'm done shooting photos for the day, some spectacular opportunity presents itself almost immediately.

purse seiner petersburg harbor

Inisde the harbor at Petersburg are all of these marvelous boats, and this one is a purse seiner.

middle schoolers at sons of norway

We stopped at the Sons of Norway hall to watch middleschoolers dance to a polka in native costume. It's OK to call these costumes but you cannot call the regalia worn by Alaska natives a costume.

petersburg snow caps

We were not planning to walk over the hill after strolling through downtown Petersburg, but I was thrilled that we did because the view was magnificent.

house in petersburg

You'll find lots of flowers and Norwegian touches throughout this seaside town of Petersburg. I asked these people why they were drilling a hole into the street. Turns out nobody measured the depth of the cement when it was poured, so they had to drill through the concrete to make sure it was the proper depth. On a Sunday afternoon, no less!

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Elizabeth Weintraub is co-partner of Weintraub & Wallace Team of Top Producing Realtors, an author, home buying expert at The Balance, a Land Park resident, and a veteran real estate agent who specializes in older, classic homes in Land Park, Curtis Park, Midtown, Carmichael and East Sacramento, as well as tract homes in Elk Grove, Natomas, Roseville and Lincoln. Call Elizabeth Weintraub at 916.233.6759. Put our combined 80 years of real estate experience to work for you. Broker-Associate at RE/MAX Gold. DRE License # 00697006.

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Comments (5)

TeamCHI - Complete Home Inspections, Inc.
Complete Home Inspections, Inc. - Brentwood, TN
Home Inspectons - Nashville, TN area - 615.661.029

Elizabeth, The pictures you posted bring back fond memories of AK. It is a thrill every time I go there to visit.

Sep 05, 2013 08:26 PM
James Dray
Fathom Realty - Bentonville, AR
Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results

Alaska is on our bucket list and with these photos it's moving up the list quick. 

Sep 05, 2013 09:27 PM
Sharon & Bruce Walter
Keller Williams Realty Lafayette, IN - Lafayette, IN
West Lafayette homes for sale

Elizabeth, these are great pictures, and those mountains are so majestic!  I have no idea where in Alaska that Petersburg is located but it sure is beautiful!

Sep 05, 2013 09:42 PM
Amanda Christiansen
Christiansen Group Realty (260)704-0843 - Fort Wayne, IN
Christiansen Group Realty

Those pictures are amazing.  I can't even imaging how awesome Alaska would be to visit!  Maybe one of these days...  

Sep 05, 2013 10:12 PM
Chris Ann Cleland
Long and Foster REALTORS®, Gainesville, VA - Bristow, VA
Associate Broker, Bristow, VA

I am loving this pictures you are posting, Elizabeth.  That front porch (despite the jack hammering going on in front) looks like a perfect place to take a load off and breath some truly fresh air.

Sep 06, 2013 03:35 AM