Head Hunters Inn
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Free parking
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On our way to Valdez, we stopped in Palmer which is north of Anchorage. We wanted to go to the Matanaska Glacier. It's the only one in Alaska that you can get to it by car and walk on it. It was incredible. It's 4 miles wide and over 20 miles long. As you walk out it looks like you are walking on dirt. But then you hear the crunching sound and you realize you are walking on ice. You can hear water running under the glacier. It ...
... br> Valdez has to be one of the most beautiful places on the planet – as we later heard from out pilot on the tour boat to Columbia Glacier – "This is why they call Switzerland the Valdez of Europe"
Valdez is the snowiest place in US – average annual snow fall is 27 feet. The one road into Valdez goes through Thompson pass which has an annual snow fall of 45 feet. Valdez was ...
... Thai Food lunch wagon. We saw electrical plugs coming out of the car radiators and were told this was to keep the oil warm on cold nights.
We headed south and the sun began to break out a bit. The road is also the path for the annual Fireweed 400 bicycle ...
... into town for dinner. Decided on a place along the harbor called, "The Fat Mermaid" ~ thought it was a CD playing "somewhere over the rainbow" but when we walked in, saw that it was an actual Hawaiian man. He was great & I bought his CD & a "fat mermaid" t-shirt. After dinner I returned to the harbor to take photos, Valdez is such a beautiful small town referred to as "Little Switzerland". And unfortunately known for the 1989 oil spill.
... unfortunately as they don't pop up for long and when they do they are always someplace different.
I don't know how but the scenery just keeps on getting better and better. I thought the fall colours of last week were special but this we they are spectacular. The road from Palmer to Glen allen ( The Glen Highway ) was just ablaze with colour. All the trees were bright yellow and ...