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Not all those who wander are lost.
- "All That is Gold Does Not Glitter" by J.R.R. Tolkien
Plan was to get the rental car from Enterprise and head to Wrangell-St. Elias National Park. The Park is a 4 hour drive. We are staying at a B&B just outside the park and wanted to be at the Park's Visitor Center before it closed. But …
... old days the whole coat told alot about the person, eg what area they were from, if they were married, how many children they had & much more. Whilst talking about the parky Sheila pointed out that there are no penguins in Alaska, nor igloos, it's the Canadian Eskimos who build those.
I had a look at what there was to do in Talkeetna, apart from walking round the town, which several people said was lovely & looking at pics in the brochures I agreed. There was a 5 ...
... to fish for Reds. No decision on this one -- forget what Horace Greeley said: "go west young man"; listen to Roger the Artful Dodger whispering in your ear: "go east old man," go after the "Reds."
Turns out Copper Center is on the way to Valdez, a stop on our way back home. Idea: we can rent a car, the boys can drive to Copper Center and return to Anchorage at the end of the week. They fly home and we travel on to ...
A small side tour took us to Copper Center. A new Road House were we had lunch greeted us as we rounded a corner. The owners are also building a new store which might be open the end of August. They were not sure. Founded in 1896 as a government agricultural experiment station, ...
... made with the wild berries that grow nearby.
We continued on to the Wrangell - St. Elias National Park. The girls picked up their Junior Ranger books and then we headed to Copper River Princess Wilderness Lodge. (Owned by Princess Cruises.) The lodge had a view of Mount Sanford, Mount Drum, and Mount Wrangell, and there were ...
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TravelPod Member ReviewsPippin Lake Bed and Breakfast Copper Center
We could only stay one night but after we arrived we wished we could have stayed longer. The cabin was small but comfortable and nicely furnished. The homemade cookies and jar of fireweed jelly were a nice touch. We have added this place to our list of places in the world we want to return.
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