Jason's International Youth Hostel - Midtown
Travel Blogs from Anchorage
... driver made a last sweep through the arrivals building for the missing passengers, picked up an unrelated couple, and we left. From where we were we could see two high-rise concrete buildings. The one which was still in use was a former US Army officers' barracks, while the other, built to lesser standards for enlisted men, with 7 ft ceilings, was abandoned, as too full of asbestos to either refurbish or pull down.
The reason we had to leave on schedule was so ...
So, I needed miles to keep my status, there was a deal on airfare to AK, and AK has been on my bucket list for a while--so, win, win, win!!! Even though it took awhile to get to, Alaska is truly beautiful! The people are so friendly too! ...
... when the view of Mother nature from the Tony Knowles coastal trail from this area is so mich more impressive! Spent some time gaping at in let's body of water & distant Mount Susitna. I've added some aerial photos of the area from my 1st landing into Anchorage revealing the hard, steel-grey beauty of Cook's Inlet.
Wound our way back to the hotel. Had dinner, watched TV, and went to bed.
... times as many aircraft per capita than the rest of the USA.
After leaving Lake Hood behind I rode back through a residential area before reaching the coastal trail for the final leg into Anchorage. I had no idea of the time so asked 2 policeman who looked as though they were 'interviewing' a few young people, it was 10.45pm & there were still plenty of people walking along the trail, including some with children. It appears that people stay up later here, ...
... do its thing (building Dams....) in the river next to the Bar Grill that we are at. Staying at Spenard Hostel (2845 West 42nd Ave), Cool Place. No shoes allowed inside. We can make our own breakfast for free, Very cozy. Funny bunkbeds are glued together. Going to pick up Bro-in-law Luke at around midnight. ...
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