Almost Home Accommodations

1500 Cottonwood Lane, Homer, Alaska, 99603, United States | 3 star b&b
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Travel Blogs from Homer

Of Halibut and Bears

A travel blog entry by rodk

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... and local cars are readily distinguished by their adornments of enormous (2m diameter) dip nets designed to scoop up salmon as they migrate upriver in large schools. Last year some 34 000 permit holders took over 527 000 sockeye salmon from the Kenai River alone and the 'salmon rodeo’ is truly a sight. Stocking up for winter is a time honoured Alaskan traditional and even urban Anchorage-dwellers take pride in stocking their fridge with fish, berries and ...

Success, Really?

A travel blog entry by chuckschatter

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... and just for practice add an additional 40 lbs. for the fish. Now have someone swing the weight back and forth to simulate current and fish fighting to get loose. Oh, I forgot you need to stand on a balance board to simulate the rocking boat. Ok got it – Now start to reel! May I repeat myself? Are you kidding me, this is not fishing it is work.

I guess that you are wondering about our success?

Well, we did catch ...

A most spectacular day

A travel blog entry by 2bestfriends

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... around and so we continued to remain cautious (and chatty).

As we continued our trek toward the glacier the terrain changed from old growth to new growth forests. Instead of lots of tall, old spruce we were surrounded by more young cottonwoods, baby spruce trees, thick brush, lush ferns and small flowers scattered about the forest floor.

As we got closer to the lake the terrain changed one more time to a 'washout ...

Big mountains, bears, sea otters and giant halibut

A travel blog entry by ronamoon

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... with the weather) and had a great time on the Nenana River with rapids up to Grade 3 and 4. As you can probably guess, the girls spent their time checking out all the souvenir shops in the small town centre just outside the park entrance.

We left Denali NP in another day of sunshine and warm weather - the summer Alaska hasn't had up until now, - and camped in the Denali State Park about 150km further south, towards Anchorage. The mosquitoes were ...

The finish line is in sight

A travel blog entry by nealinthailand

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... br>
Im is doing well I suppose but she is definitely ready for me to get back to Thailand. It’s been long enough and she wants to see me NOW. I am really looking forward to going to bail with IM for two weeks in September. She has never really been out of Thailand (except for a 2 day trip to Laos) so she was very worried about what she is going to be eating. You have to understand that food is the most important thing to a Thai, then ...

Location

This 3 star B&B, located on 1500 Cottonwood Lane, Homer, is near K-Bay Air, Islands and Oceans Visitor Center, Emerald Air Service, Inc., and Center for Alaskan Coastal Studies.
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