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... of Sarah Palin), where we will spend the next two nights. As we passed through Willow, the usual location of the official start of the Iditarod, we saw evidence of the wildfire that swept through there two weeks ago. The fire displaced many dog mushers who live in the area and destroyed a number of homes. Fortunately no people or dogs were lost in the fire.
Tomorrow we will visit Martin Buser's Happy Trails ...
... on layers of clothes to keep warm. We are told it will be colder in Valdez...our next stop. Fair seems smaller than our typical State Fairs. We opted to split
a ruben for lunch with a side of fried mushrooms....yum:} This was highly recommended on the nightly news...it was a good choice.
As we entered the park , we saw kids in large balls ...
... the writing of a grant proposal & a senator was due to visit the Food Pantry so we said our goodbyes in case I didn't get to see him in the morning. Sheila & I sat around chatting in the lounge & watching tele. I had told her & Eddie about Airbnb & Sheila spent ages on her mobile 'fantasising' about where they could to go to stay & was suitably surprised at the cheapness of some of the accommodation such as in Palm Springs.
I still hadn't done ...
... to grab some bacon to cook with our potatoes for breakfast (I had forgotten bacon at home, one of our camping staples) and he would be right back. We forgot that we were not in the city anymore, and the store didn't even open til 1000. LOL. He figured that out when he arrived there. We camped here once a week, all summer. Sometimes only one or two days, sometimes four or five. Just depended. We would sleep late, til noon or even 2 or 3 pm, wake up, and walk the short trail down the hill ...
... now employs more than 50 staff. There are now 25,000 objects & 500,000 historic photographs. Permanent exhibits include an Alaska history gallery, Alaska art galleries, the Imaginarium Discovery Center science galleries & the Smithsonian Arctic Studies
Center, which features Alaska Native artifacts on long-term loan from the Smithsonian Institution. The museum was fascinating & I spent nearly 3 hours looking around before having to go to meet Sheila. There are ...
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