Jason's International Youth Hostel - Midtown
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... sockeye salmon goes from being a sleek silver streak to a hook-nosed, hump-backed red-bodied fish with a green head!
Anyway, enough biology, Kenai probably has more returning, spawning salmon than anywhere else in the world, so Nigel reckoned the odds were with him and couldn't wait to cast in his line. This often meant standing, almost literally, shoulder-to-shoulder with other anglers.
But at ...
... flat bed wagons.
The other side of the tunnel brings us to Turnagain Arm of Cook Inlet, on which Anchorage is located. Not long after we cleared the tunnel we turned off onto the Seward Highway at Portage, a town made defunct by the 1964 massive 9.2 earthquake which destroyed the town and dropped the land 12 feet, changing the water table and allowing salt water to get in at high tide and kill the pine trees on the flat land near the sea.
We called in to ...
... on the room cost so we had an interior room. Maybe the balcony does change your experience? We also didn't do any excursions through Princess. We thought that Princess had better pizza but lacked in nearly everything else. The food, entertainment, activities, layout of the ship, visibility through big windows, and staff were all better on RC. Maybe it had something to do with our last ship being a bigger ship? It was a nice cruise but it's good to have something ...
... is a one-of-a-kind travel experience, and doing it as an independent traveler was the best choice for me. I hope I can come back. Would love to show this to my grandsons when they're older. (No way would a child have had the stamina for this trip!) And would love to help YOU plan your trip if you're headed to this amazing destination! Hope you've enjoyed my rambling travelogue. The intent was never to brag, but to share what I've seen. What a wonderful planet we all ...
... but didn’t get very far as a few doors down is the Veteran’s Museum so I paid the entrance fee & went in. There were loads of exhibits which I found very interesting. The lady behind the desk offered to give me a guided tour but I declined as I wanted to amble round at my own pace. I told her about the Laura Wright Parkys shop thinking that she may know Sheila, she didn’t but she certainly knew of Sheila’s grandmother, whom Sheila ...
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