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Travel Blogs from Wasilla
July 22, 2014
After a couple of housekeeping chores, Bud and I glided on the Harley to the Palmer Visitor Center to discover this area. Palmer, as part of the Mat-Su Valley, is home to the giant vegetables grown in the midnight sun that we, in the lower 48, always think of when we think of Alaska. The gardens that are on display are prettier, lusher, and more designed than the gardens of the UA ...
... to Friday. Sheila said that she could have dropped me off but I wasn't ready, I asked if she could wait 5 mins. I zoomed downstairs & returned a few minutes later dressed with my backpack.
It didn't take long to drive to Wasilla. (pop 7,850). The town started off as a station on the Alaska Railroad in 1917 then with the railroad & government auction bringing in settlers, Wasilla became the supply town for the Willow Creek Mining District. It is the hometown ...
... only to walk up the rocky trail; otherwise...it was summer, and shoes were optional. I would stand in the warm water, the mud squishing between my toes, all day, and well into the night, until darkness fell in the early morning hours. I earned a reputation at Sheep among the locals, and everyone knew me as the "girl with the Glock." Then back to the campsite we would head to cook the fish we had caught before falling asleep in the tent. This particular spot is the best fishing hole ...
yesterday we spend part of day organizing our clothing for our trip to Barrow. It is hard to imagine being that cold, however apparently it is going to be. We were lucky enough to find somewhere where I could hire a jacket. The B and B in Anchorage had a jacket for Lara. We had a very early start and a near travel disaster. We set our alarm on the IPad for 4am, it went off at 4 am however the clock radio and my watch said 3am. Unbeknown to us ...
... not much success in that area :o( I'll have to try that again later in the week.
Looking up at Blacktail Rocks I wasn't sure how high I'd climb.....it looked pretty steep! But with nothing better to do, up I went. ......forgetting a bit that what goes up, must also come down. ...and believe it or not, "down" can be tougher ...
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