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... town has a really high rainfall which I cannot remember. Before they put the tunnel in, the buses used to drive onto the train at Girdwood and travel, fully loaded into the town on the track. The tunnel is only opened on the half hour going into the town and on the hour leaving the town. When the train is using the tunnel, the traffic is stopped. Lights control which cars go at what time. Trucks always go first and then motorcycles last as once one got ...
Woke up to vey cloudy skies and scattered rain showers. Kevin and I went to Fred Meyers (Kroger to us in the lower 48) to buy groceries for the week while we are traveling in the RV. We were blown away by the price of food here in Alaska. But it is still cheaper than eating out every meal. After bringing the food to Ron's house to store we headed off for Girdwood Alaska. We took the Seward Highway which ...
... Oilers (baseball team) main office and Quinn got a sweatshirt. Then it was time to pack up the RV again and head north. Of course the rain found us....we are lucky though, that the days with the worst rain have been the days we have been driving. It was still raining when we arrived at Alyeska and the glaciers weren't visible but the resort itself is still so beautiful. After the luxurious accommodations ...
... seems to draw people back.
The next day dawned warm and sunny so we decided to take a ferry across to the small settlement of Seldovia. It was a pleasant 45 minute journey and we spent the day walking around the area watching hundreds of salmon waiting for the tide to come in and help them on their way upstream to spawn.
Then, after a lunch ...
... on "Main Street" was closed all day today for a private party. We wandered around for a little while longer and found a small gift store and a nice art gallery. I think we spent all of a half hour there.
Back on the road, we were in Girdwood in time for lunch. After waiting a really long time for our food at a place called Chair 5 and a quick stop at the Chugach Natl Forest visitor center, ...