Jarvi Homestay B&B
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking
- Pets allowed
- Continental Breakfast
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... the round interior support beams. A young native woman with beautiful long black hair explained that the huge posts were each shaped by hand using a tool called an adz. All three of the huge posts were from a single cedar tree on the Kenai. We visited the gift shop and as beautiful as their native items were, I could not afford several hundred dollars for a pair of gloves or boots. We studied the exhibits ...
... size fish wheel made from local materials. This is an American invention, adapted by the natives to replace dip nets on long poles. There are also good displays of Alaskan and other mountains, and an excellent relief map. By the time we leave it’s 5pm, and it is closing.
We return to Glennallen, then head west on the Glenn Highway (mile 188) from which we can look back to vast vistas of pine cloaked plains, and the St Elias mountains beyond. As we began to ...
... fare of trail mix and dried meat (no whale or caribou unfortunately) and terminated by the growing volume of barking and yelping dogs eager to get back on the trail. The short winter days meant that our last miles down the frozen Sushana River were done in a magical twilight running behind a happy and silent dog team. Fresh moose tracks were common but, perhaps fortunately as dogs like to chase moose, we encountered none.
At the cabin we tethered and fed our ...
... from the main Lodge. Apparently this was the newest building on the property and the room was very comfortable. The decor of the whole place is probably best described as "Alpine Resort Rustic".
Across the road from the main lodge was a boardwalk with shops and restaurants. We are only a couple of weeks away from the end of the season so while the food was expensive (getting used to that) but the souviners were cheap.
We had booked the ...
Life in Alaska is grand. The Alaskan summer - the hottest on record – is at its peak and the daylight never ends. Alaskans are frenetically gardening, fishing, biking and hiking, lolling and strolling their way through these halcyon days. This glorious summer will end all too soon, cooling into the golden days of Fall and then chilling into Winter and my first ever white Xmas.
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