McKinley View B&B
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- Continental Breakfast
- Non-smoking hotel
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking
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... Todd and I are sitting in the laundry mat, because the next three days we will be dry camping without any facilities about an hour further into the park. Our plan is to get a site there early tomorrow, and then map out what we want to do the rest of our time here. We have reservations for the bus ride into the park all the way to Wonder Lake on Monday, but beyond that we are not sure what we are doing lol! Oh well we will figure it out and let you know! - ...
... from reception to say Mt Denali was visible (which is only 30% of the time in Summer – it never even showed in July so we were lucky). Impressive sight considering Everest is only 29,000 feet and more hospitable as Denali has lower temperatures and stronger winds. Of the 1,024 climbers earlier this year only 36% made it to the top. Lunch with the Hoopsters before they moved on to Denali and we went back to Talkeetna for a jet boat tour up ...
... dock in his driveway. Carol, Greg's neighbor lady, invited us to a wild salmon feast of fresh caught fish. It was an all-you-could-eat smorgasbord of honey smoked salmon, ginger marinated grilled salmon, baked salmon with spinach and feta, scalloped potatoes, and basalmic garden broccoli. Let me tell you a little about Carol. She is a lifelong Alaskan retired from working three different jobs. Her house is a garage with a room ...
Just enough time to freshen up and get a bight to eat and there was a tour to Denali Park itself..
Once again our driver was a fascinating character who has been doing the job for about 18 seasons and was very well versed in all aspects of the park.
We learned loads not just about the animals but a lot of stuff about permafrost an its effects on the life of both plant and animals but also on the engineering techniques ...
... had. We'll have to go back some time to have the views and hopefully also experience the Aurora Borealis. That is definitely on my bucket list!
On our way into Anchorage we passed a truck on the road, and I don't feel as though words can describe it as well as seeing a picture of what it said as we drove up on it (this will force you to look at all of our pictures!) The one picture is taken from behind, and in case ...