Alyeska Hostel

227 Alta Drive, Girdwood, Alaska, 99587, United States | Hostel
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Travel Blogs from Girdwood

I'm Not Panning if the Tourists Are

A travel blog entry by budbarbonthego on Aug 01, 2014

... young hippie man who said the thrift shop around the corner had a stack of used pans and we could check there. So we did. The shop was closed so we sat. It was a beautiful day and the village huskie had followed us from the mercantile to keep us company while we waited. Citizen number 1 who walked by said the shop would open at 9. "Oh good, it's close to that now", I thought. Citizen number 2 said the shop would open at 10. "Well, ok, I guess ...

Death Tunnel and Orphan Babies

A travel blog entry by kirstenelise on Jul 28, 2014

1 comment, 10 photos

... eagle, lynx, elk, bison, and reindeer! I wept my way through the park, so sad about those orphaned baby bears, baby moose and baby bison! The baby bears are so little - when they arrived they could fit in a shoebox, said the ranger as I choked back a sob. One was only three pounds when she came in. She had flen in a septic tank and couldn't climb out. The other was found with so many porcupine needles in her little paws that she couldn't walk or find food!! ...

Girdwood day

A travel blog entry by chuckjeanfl on Jul 15, 2014

25 photos

... back gets in and repeats the process. We all took turns going over and back with a brief stop in the middle for pictures.

We didn't hike further than the hand tram on the other side, we just all wanted to try it. We headed back down towards the hotel and made pretty good time. We found a few blueberry bushes that were nearly ready, blue and soft but still a bit sour. This 5 mile round trip hike was better than the 2 mile hike yesterday. Back to the cabin to cool down and ...

Cruising Hubbard Glacier

A travel blog entry by tophouse on Jun 22, 2014

5 photos

... and another mist shower, then another scented steam room and mist shower, it was so beautiful and the temperature shocks to the skin had you feeling fantastic. We cruised the afternoon a short distance from Hubbard Glacier - where we were the other day, but unfortunately for everyone else, we didn't get anywhere near as close as we did last Wednesday, and it was quite foggy, so needless ...

Cruising Vancouver to Whittier on Coral Princess

A travel blog entry by diannemurray on Jun 06, 2014

115 photos

... having found the one on the map out of action. Climbed up to the higher part of town through a series of steep wooden staircases, then back down to the Information Centre on the wharf, where we had the Library pointed out on the map we already had (it was a long way out of town, which was why we hadn’t seen it). We walked back past the ship, passing an interesting sign confirming you were allowed to carry side arms, PROVIDED THEY WERE HOLSTERED.

The way ...

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