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... for coffee, said our good-byes until we can return to the Last Frontier.
Dinner - Stoltzes invited friends over including Betsy Keane, a daughter (Gerry) & family. Rick cooked the salmon (the ones I caught) 3 different ways plus halibut and shrimp, salads, et al. Fabulous.
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... the city as we can today. Our first real excursion isn't until Sunday, so we have some flexibility today and tomorrow. Some options on the list are gold panning around Girdwood, the Alaska wildlife Conservation Center, check out Wasilla, a cool restaurant, watch the bore tide-maybe spot some Beluga whales, Alaska welcome center to hold some husky puppies, and possible hike to flattop mountain. The kids seem pretty excited--and I am so ...
... lose the direction, and can only find a Mercantile area. It turns out to be the same thing, so we wait in line while a big group is served, then present our paperwork, which is found suitable, and we are given a permit for a "B" site, anywhere in the Riley Creek campground, starting a hundred metres away. Camping is A$24 per night, National Park entry fee is A$11 each and our day trip tomorrow on the Wonder Lake Shuttle Bus is A$51 each). Dianne wants to check out ...
... a conversation because he is a motorcycle rider as well. When he got to Liard ahead of me, he told George about our meeting. So, when I pulled into our campsite at Liard and this tall gray haired guy with a salt and pepper colored beard asked me if I was Brian, I was beginning to wonder if I was in trouble! How did he know me? Well, this is how it works. Word seems to travel faster than I can.
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... s centre near the Portage Glacier, which was also very interesting. There was a little iceberg near the visitor centre, which we wall went over and photographed. It was time to move to our last destination, passing Turnagain Arm. The tide was out, which means that we would not see any beluga whales today – however, despite the quicksand consistency of the mudflats, some brave souls were out with their ...
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