For being the country’s second-largest island, Kodiak is remarkably intimate. Fog drifts through moss-cloaked, bear-loving
forests, and only puffins break the silence at remote beaches. When your kayak drifts into a hidden cove on Anton Larsen Bay,
the whole world shrinks down to that single moment with your few companions: sea lions, otters, and breaching humpback whales.
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