Wasilla Backpackers

Address: 3950 Carefree Drive, Wasilla, Alaska, 99654, United States | B&B
 
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Travel Blogs from Wasilla

Living in Alaska

A travel blog entry by v.pilipaka on Mar 11, 2015

2 photos

... 85, 85, 85); font-family: clearsans, 'Helvetica Neue', Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif; font-size: 16px; line-height: 22.8571434020996px;">Alaska has recently hit my top 5 list of places to live. To be honest it was definitely not on my list 5 years ago. When I first moved to Alaska it felt like I was on a long term vacation rather than relocating and calling it my home. Like any young adult I felt isolated from the rest of the world, ...

Anchorage to Talkeetna

A travel blog entry by jbwatson on May 26, 2014

1 comment, 24 photos

... and enjoyed by each of us on the property. We arrived at this quaint village of Talkeetna, with a population of 900. Today for Americans it was Memorial Day, so their were many visitors around, as well as Buses of Tourists. I would say that all of the shops were geared for the Tourist Industry, but this area has a rich history. The town is situated on the confluence of three wild glacially fed rivers, the Susitna, Chulitna, and Talkeetna. ...

Food Pantry & Chamber of Commerce

A travel blog entry by mazb10 on Aug 27, 2013

1 comment, 30 photos

... sled. In 1925 part of the Iditarod Trail became a life saving highway for epidemic-stricken Nome. Diphtheria threatened & serum needed to be taken in & was done so by dog mushers & their faithful dogs.

The Iditarod has been called The Last Great Race on Earth. Someone said "You can’t compare it to any other competitive event in the world! A race over the roughest, most beautiful terrain Mother Nature has to offer. She throws jagged mountain ...

Can run at Alaska State Fair

A travel blog entry by mazb10 on Aug 22, 2013

58 photos

... amp; underground mine tours are offered by the museum.

Unfortunately it was raining the entire drive up to the mine & the mountains were shrouded in cloud. As it was late (7.30pm), the museum was closed so I was unable to look round. There was no point hanging around so I made my way back down the pass.The next task was to find Sheila & Eddie's house as I had absolutely no idea of the name of their street nor really how to get there although I was pretty sure that ...

A Pot to Piss In, Skid Marks, Pooh House.....

A travel blog entry by dixiej on Feb 25, 2013

4 comments, 7 photos

... 1 puller. They had to get that outhouse down the street, around a post, and back. There were several heats with a winner and loser bracket tournament. I guess we had missed the bed races! The teams had very colorful names including The Skid Marks, A Pot to **** In etc.

I mentioned Fur Rondy in an earlier blog page, short for Fur Rendezvous, it was a Fur traders event from days past and a very important part of Anchorage history ...