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... flowers that are everywhere. Although the growing season in Alaska is short with many hours of sunlight each day flowers flourish and grow very large.
From there we wandered through the "tourist" area where gift shops abound. Making a few purchases here and there, we also stopped in a shop owned by Denise's friend, Sarah.
Ken was able to secure us ...
... of Wassilla, we saw a plume of smoke in the distance. My first wildfire, but one of many in this area, even as we type! Fires are common and necessary to combat the deep undergrowth and to rejuvenate the land. Most are not media events because they affect few settlements. After a fire clears an area, it is interesting to note that often all they leave behind are tree skeletons, standing like poles in an empty area. Because of the climate the environmental scavengers ...
... our friends would be thirsty when they arrived. Rental house is nice enough. All 8 of us have privacy in 5 bedrooms. Very close to airport. Quiet residential area. Ilene's sister Helen (the villain of my last years' Blog) and her husband Ken, picked up Ilene and Vi at the airport, and stayed to visit. Decided we needed to eat, at 6:30 ...
... Our drive out to Seward would take a bit more than 2 hours, but since it's listed in National Geographic as one of the best and scenic road trips in the US, we knew we'd stop often for pictures. I'm not sure what was more impressive, the wind or the views. We had a low overcast with us for the first hour and such an impressively cold wind we had to lean forward to stay upright. The road was in great shape, the traffic minimal, and we started to feel like ...
Had dinner at Humpy’s again, where we started the trip (still couldn’t get into some of the other places on short notice—not even for an early reservation at 5 or 5:30. Book ahead!). It was a zoo, but the food was still good and the service friendly.
Back to the airport to drop the car and check in (tiresome lines for both luggage check and security—this is not Juneau!), and we’re off ...
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