Tanana Loop Country Inn
Travel Blogs from Delta Junction
... I was expecting. Oh well, next time! This fairly spontaneous trip made me realize that though spontaneity can be fun, and much needed, if I am to see everything I want to see, a plan will go a long way in making that happen. I took many photos but here are the highlights. Thank you to the Cory's for making our first Alaskan adventure that much more amazing. We look forward to topping it (if possible) next ...
... us and camp so we just stayed put and took tons of photos. After 45 minutes or more, we decided to try to quietly slip between her and shore. Oh no, she immediately went to shore and disappeared. We went back to camp and within a few minutes, someone noticed she was back out feeding. She stayed for several hours despite the jet-skis, power boats and all the kids screaming while swimming. What fun !!! ...
... finally autos. Rika's was know to be the best on the Ric******* Highway. It originally was owned by a man that Rika worked for. By the time he had to give up the business, he owed Rika so much in back wages that he just deeded it over to her. She took it to another level of success. There are still quite a few roadhouses in existence that are still operating. They were always interesting encounters. Some are thriving and others are barely scraping by. ...
Today was a travel day--from Denali NP, to Healy, to Nenana, to Fairbanks, to the North Pole, and ended at Delta Junction. Nick took a picture of the sign post for St. Nicholas Drive!!
We drove right past Eielson AFB and saw two KC-135 Stratotankers and two B-2 bombers positioning for take-off!!
We stayed a little bit north ...
Travel Time: approx just over 8.5 hours,
Distance traveled today : 500+ km
Total Distance Traveled: 3790 km
Wildlife sightings: 1 grouse
Road kill (identifiable corpses only!):
Gas prices: $5.09 a gallon in chicken, $4.19 in Delta Junction
Weather report: cold on the top of the world, not really warm after that
Today's game champ: Bocce Ball winner was Quinn
Today we were off at ...