Alaska Wilderness Plantation
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... place where the "Deadliest Catch" is filmed. It is at the far end of the Aleutian Chain and you can get there by using the Marine Highway (a ferry system). I have given up as it is unworkable considering we have the dogs. I'll look into flying there as there are regular scheduled flights back and forth.
Friday, August 7, 2015
Another laid back day. We tried lighting the furnace since it was quite cool this morning ...
... no apparent reasons. Giggling madly, Elsa hopped in, as did the you-could-die for pilot, and before I could say Oh HELL No!, we were skittering over water and into the sky! Every time I thought I would faint, I looked to my left at the Alaskan–guy-god and thought there were no two persons I would rather die with.
Looking (reluctantly) through the window, and flying low over the area, I saw the vastness of the terrain, the ...
... spun like wool and turned into yarn. It is very warm and very expensive.
We ate lunch at the Palmer Alehouse and then drove to Wasilla. We thought we would drop in and visit Sarah Palin, but I guess she was out hunting. Maybe next time.
We met Helen and Ken for dinner at Fire Tap here in Anchorage. We hated to say goodby, but we know we won't see them again on this trip.
... rivers where they hatched, to spawn in almost the exact same spot.It's still not certain how they find their way back, but a ranger told me that the most recent theory is that the magnetic forces in the water imprint on the brain like some sort of GPS. Take it up with him not me if you don't understand, he's at the visitor centre in Valdez (rhymes with 'dhal peas').
Sadly, it's usually the last thing they do, ...
... gorgeous little country towns and beautiful national parks. The city itself isn't what we expected, for tourism to be so big here - we thought it would have been a pretty city - but far from it, so we are pretty happy to only be staying ...