Jason's International Youth Hostel - Midtown
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... the spit, a four mile gravel bank jutting out into beautiful Kachemak Bay, there are boats that haven't sailed for decades, huddled in an untidy, colourful picaresque mass: one has been home for many years to a family with five children.Boats in the harbor unaware of Gregwynk Glacier sneaking up on them
... court. We are directed to 5th Avenue Mall, where we have a large and reasonably good sweet and sour chicken, BBQ pork and rice meal and a monster Coke for about $12. We walk back to the hostel via a park with a free concert for the Gay and Lesbian front, to find we have been upgraded to the luxury apartment, with ensuite bathroom and TV, and in the process, we have been left un-taxed. Dave has also organised a lift to the camper rental place for us in the morning – ...
... floating around on their backs were a bit more exciting. Hearing the calving is pretty awesome and suspenseful!
On the ship, we spent a lot of time wandering, eating, throwing in a few games of shuffleboard and checking out their nightly entertainment. We actually participated in the formal nights this time around. The champagne night was the best as they came around with dark chocolate covered strawberries and free champagne. Their shrimp and ...
... with wild raspberries in the city walking around and salmon berries. So picked them for tea. They were, needless to say, very tasty with the raspberries a little piquant and the salmon berries sweet. Note salmon berries look exactly like raspberries except are bigger in size and a golden orange color.
Ship Creek, Resolution Point, Cook's Inlet
Next around 5pm, sun now out & ...
... history & 2nd biggest in the world after the 1960 Chilean one. The quake caused, among other things, 53ha of land on the city's west side to slip 610m seaward. Part of that slipped strip was a neighbourhood that suffered 75 demolished homes & 3 deaths. Now there is a walkway that includes displays describing the effects of the quake & the tsunamis that followed. Some areas were raised by as much as 30 feet whereas others dropped by 8
feet. An 8.2 m ...
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