Anna's Ptarmigan Bed & Breakfast

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Earthquakes, oil spills, and collectibles

A travel blog entry by travelswithduke

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We spent the morning visiting the various museums around Valdez. The Visitor Center had an interesting display of old roadhouses along the Ric******* Hwy to Fairbanks. This highway had original been partially built by the government. Roadhouses were private places to eat and sleep about one day's travel apart. They were used during the rush for gold and oil and a few are still in use. The Valdez Museum had good displays ...

There's a bear in there, and there and there ..

A travel blog entry by robsons

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... no more ground on reefs like the Exon Valdez did so that's a good thing and at least some lessons were learnt.

Lovely sunny day in Valdez, bought an ice cream (yes an ice cream when the day before it was snowing while we were walking on a glacier and freezing our ***** off!) then had a stroll around the fishing harbour. Luckily ice cream finished as there were lots of salmon being gutted everywhere we looked - guk! All the heads, filleted bodies etc ...

Glacier lake paddling & drive to Valdez

A travel blog entry by mazb10

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... to the water from each side of the bridge, representing the past & the present; it was a tradition started by a friend of hers years ago so I joined Cynthia in keeping up the tradition. Cynthia had been talking about some friends of hers, who live in Kennicott & go to NZ frequently in the winter (our summer) & are doing the same this year. He is a radiographer & has a job lined up in Whangarei so she was hoping that Tanya would be able to get us to meet up. ...

Valdez to Kenai

A travel blog entry by pbauer

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... and hope to see the "tall one" out of the clouds. Small world with travelers from around the globe that we have met on our trip. So far, Japan, Israel, England and Switzerland. Neat! All very friendly and enjoy talking with us. The ride across Prince William Sound was beautiful and the 20 or more glaciers and multiple waterfalls were outstanding. Alaska really is ...

Meares Glacier

A travel blog entry by mazb10

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... previous state as much as possible.

There is a 200 yard security zone in front of the terminal & a fine of US$32,000 if crossed. Prior to 9/11 people could get to within one tenth of a mile from the terminal.

As we were coming back into the marina we had to wait for a fishing vessel to come out, it was the Kodiak that last year was a new boat on the TV programme "The Deadliest Catch" but, during the off season, picks up contracts to supply ...

     

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