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... mugs. It looked like a very cool place.
We drove down the Turnagain Arm along the Seward Highway until Potter Marsh, a bird sanctuary. It was created by accident when the railroad went in and they blocked a number of the little streams, so now it is a marshy, bird sanctuary. There is an extensive boardwalk with viewing areas to see the ducks; a bald eagle nest with babies; maybe 15 large king salmon and some pinks which had swum up through pipes under the ...
... for work. Bonus family! After another batch of (what everyone are calling) miniature cookies, we went out and Uncle Carl showed us his drones. Larry, Bryan and I even got to fly it! Fun stuff. It has a camera attached and takes video as it flys. It was really cool. We finished the day off with a visit to Grandma and Grandpa, some leftovers, and Keaton and Bryan playing a game of Axis & ...
... Creek at the confluence of Glacier Creek. The water was moving quickly and violently underneath this bridge. Yep more pictures! Then we came to the Hand Tram which is a cage suspended across the creek and large deep gulch. The tram worked by pulling the cables attached to the cage on both sides of the gulch. It was a great upper body work out. Kevin and I helped pull the cables to move some people ...
July 28, 2014
Eight a.m., time to go panning for gold. We turned off of the Alyeska 'highway' onto a goat path of a road. Seriously, these people must have mechanics on retainer. The sign said it was three miles...of course we drove past it an extra mile because the sign didn't look like what we thought a gold mine sign should look like..ugh! We drove down an even smaller goat path...ummm, let's see, I can't think of what is smaller ...
Left Talkeetna early and arrived in Wasilla by 9:30. Did laundry and went to Sportsman's Warehouse and bought some gear for salmon fishing. Found Lightner’s and drove through Anchorage and onto the Kenai Peninsula to Portage Creek RV Park. Set up camp and then went ...