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July 29, 2014
What better place to look for gold than where it has already been found. So, on this 45 degree morning we headed toward the Independence Mine. We passed a sign for recreational gold panning and found a spot along the Little Sustina River, nestled between the green cloaked mountains. This spot had creeks running down off of the mountains and I was sure that those streams had eroded gold nuggets. At first I ...
... time I had bid on anything on Ebay and so I had to read up on that process quickly as we discovered the camper with only a couple of hours left to bid. It turned out to be a very wise purchase.
Before we left for this trip we:
Built a door for the "bathroom"
repainted the interior of the camper
Kool-sealed the roof
replaced some floor boards where the reservoir water tank was housed under the bed
replaced the axle and raised the camper
... sunbathing, and swimming in the icy, glacial fed water of the Knik River. With the wide outwash plain, they drove their cars onto the gravel beachy area and set up camp. As we puttered down the road, a moose lazily sauntered across to get the greener grass on the other side; not in any hurry and not concerned about clearing the road for us. In fact, she glared at us! At the end of the road we did ...
... male and female reindeer/caribou have antler. We were allowed into the pen and to feed the reindeer! This was awesome. The reindeer were very social and well frankly wanted the food. Another great photo op. Some of the reindeer had quite the racks. The reindeer come right up to you and nose around for the food. The tour moved on to the elk, we picked grass and fed the elk thru the fence. There were only a few males. We could see babies, with spots, but they ...
... We passed Cantwell where the highway to the east meets the Ric******* Hwy. This one is unpaved so not for us. We tried Peterson Road from Trappers Creek but still rain and fog. We went up to Talkeetna and found that the jet boat ride was too similar to our river cruise in Fairbanks so just had lunch at Latitude 62. Talkeetna is a cute little town and ...