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Travel Blogs from Homer
We loved the view from the top of the hill of snow-capped mountains across the inlet, & we could see the town and the Spit against a backdrop of misty, snowy mountains. We made our way down & drove onto the Spit to inspect the RV sites. There was a great old sort of pirate ship on one side which is used as a house according to Milepost, and the Salty Dawg Saloon looked inviting, but we needed to ...
... and it's gear and then some of the human clothes, like an extremely padded down jacket and over boots that looked like they belong to Hagrid because they're huge! Julia tried the jacket on and once she put the hood up all we could see of her were her mouth and legs.
Finally hit the road Jack for our drive to Homer waaaay at the end of the Kenai Peninsula, a drive made 1hr longer due to bloody roadworks. They're such a joy. It's weird too, ...
... and folks disillusioned with mainstream society….dreaming up a sort of utopian vision for their city…” (thanks again to Lonely Planet!!). It’s certainly a great town to people watch!
But back to Good Friday. Twenty five years after the great earthquake, Good Friday 1989, the Exxon Valdez ran aground in Prince William Sound, close to the earthquake’s epicenter, spilling more than 10 million gallons ...
Homer is lovely.
You have mountains all around . Beaches everywhere, A long spit where tourist flock.
Views that never stop. Moose in town limits. A bird sanctuary, Museums, Farm Market.
Endless possibilites to have fun.
Went there for a few hours two days in a row.
But came back to our campground to be entertained by the birds.
Certainly the view of the Kenai Mountains is truly exceptional - one of the most scenic, spectacular drives you can make. This part of Alaska has some great fishing areas too. Just take a look at the dip net you can see on the back of that little car we took a photo of...now that guy is gonna catch a BIG fish!
On route to Homer is Anchor Point, which is the most westerly point on the U.S. highway system. It looks across Cook ...