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... interesting thing with the cabins is that the first row of logs is laid straight on the ground, so the logs gradually rot and the cabin slowly sinks. They have cellars for food storage, and the floor is not attached to the house. As the house sinks, they occasionally have to take off the doors and cut some wood off the bottom. Wiseman is 63 miles north of the Arctic Circle and has 33 days of Midnight Sun around the June Solstice. Flew back to Fairbanks and then to the ...
... at least a dollar or more. The lines for security are generally pretty quick. And, the staff is very nice. It’s serviced by United Express, Alaska, Allegiant, US Airways, Delta and American Airlines. The rural setting is a pleasant surprise when company arrives who have never been to Eugene. Just down the road from the airport are pastures, on both sides of the road, with wooly sheep . . .or as we like to call them, “lamb shanks.”
... we are in Anchorage and the first one we tried was fully booked but we managed to get on another. The tours a massively expensive but its the old once in a lifetime chance so you have to grab it.
We went off to Walmart as its sooo damn cold I wanted another warmer Jacket. But as its summer they had none in stock, funny really. I ended up getting one at a sports store because if I am cold in Fairbanks, you can bet I will be freezing ...
Update from yesterday: We had a chance to see some Northern Lights last night. This has been on my bucket list and, one of the reason we wanted to see Alaska in he fall. We woke up around 2 a.m. and looked out our window and saw the lights to the north. We even went outside and was able to see them for about 30 minutes. So exciting and hoping we get to see more in Fairbanks.
... br> Home about 5PM, we had a nice evening sitting outside and socializing.
Monday, August 4th – Fairbanks, AK – Day 28 of Caravan
9:00 AM bus trip thru part of downtown Fairbanks to the Ice Museum. After a movie about the northern lights which put out most of our lights, we went into the -9 degree rooms to get up close to the ice sculptures. Dex was the lead dog down the ice ...