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Wednesday, August 13th, - Anchorage to Homer, AK – Day 37 of Caravan.
We awoke to a rainy morning for a 226 mile traveling day. This was one of the most beautiful drives along Cooks Outlet and down the coast to Homer. Along the roadway, we were caught off guard when we spotted what turned out to be a pod of Beluga whales cruising in the nearby waters.
Lunch was determined by where we could park ...
... really rather like to eat you! I sense his stories *may* be just a wee bit exaggerated ... well he IS a fisherman after-all!
Decided to play some pool to give Jeff & me something more to do than watch the "James drool over Julia" show. He surprised us all by being an amazingly steady shot with the cue for a guy who had drunk half the bar. Turns out he had a table at home and would play drunk and stoned all the time. Ok, no wonder then.
Soon as ...
... 6 Eagles taking fish back to their nests. Cool...not sick of them yet!!
Day 103 - August 10 - Miraculously the weather clears and the wind dies down so that we are a GO for our flight to see the Bears today. YES!!! Another not-to-be-missed adventure! Up close and personal with so many bears was just surreal. The salmon are running and the bears are there for their fill. Strangely, ...
... tide moving out VERY fast. When we stopped to look for Belugas it was obvious that with the water draining like a bathtub, we weren't going to see any.
We stopped for lunch at Gwin's lodge in Cooper Landing, about 1/2 way to Homer. It was old and wild, pretty much what we expected from an Alaskan roadside cafe.
At this point of the trip the road was following the famous Kenai River, which is a glacial river and ...
... We are truly blessed to live in a neighborhood with people who think of others. Some of our most important belongings are safe tonight with friends who thought of us during this frenzied time. A big Thank You to the Atkins Family...especially Tom who was willing to lower his standards long enough to drive our Ford Truck to safety.
We did go to another Wildlife Refuge where there is a ...