Talkeetna Alaska Hostel International

Box 952, I Street, Talkeetna, Alaska, 99767, United States | Hostel
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Travel Blogs from Talkeetna

Bad Santa

A travel blog entry by budbarbonthego on Jul 17, 2014

2 photos

... By the way, I found out that 'na' is Athabascan for river so all of the river names end in 'na'.

The campground was a quiet, wooded, pretty place along the river with flush toilets and mosquitoes the size of pelicans. First chore, bathe in deet. Buddy took everything out of the trailer to try to wash off some of the dust and grit we picked up traveling the Top of the World Highway. After he finished polishing the bike, we took a ride to the ...

The shortened homecoming

A travel blog entry by jdswed on Jul 09, 2014

10 photos

... National Park, I was the only Permanent full time employee. That year in 1991 we had the worst ever year for deaths in the mountain range. 11 on McKinley and 3 more on other peaks. That led me to consider several options for changing the way climbers made plans for their expedition. A review of the accidents showed that climbers were ill prepared for the conditions they were sure to encounter. A pre-registration time of 60 days was made along with a ...

Mothers Day, early

A travel blog entry by joannemilks on May 10, 2014

1 comment, 10 photos

... I'm out of shape and overweight. 3,000' GAIN in elevation in less the 2.5 miles is steep. Round trip it was almost a six hour hike. I have blisters and today my legs are killing me, but I reached the summit and the pics were worth it! After we completed the hike (at 6pm) we did what I wanted to do & drive and take photos! We left Palmer, drove through Sarah's hometown and traveled another 90+ miles ...

We Chased The Auroras and The Clouds Chased Us!

A travel blog entry by dixiej on Jan 25, 2014

1 comment, 46 photos

... north impeded the view. But I've actually learned to like the clouds a bit. It gives depth and character to the images. Of course, a clear sky with a bunch of giant coronas would cure me of that!

I found it interesting that the aurora we saw was amazing and active but not as colorful or as dark as the auroras we had seen the previous year. I can't help wondering if the high layer of clouds somehow filtered ...

A Sista from Another Mista!

A travel blog entry by dixiej on Jan 15, 2014

3 comments, 1 photo

... Adventure. They were heading to Two Rivers and we gladly accepted, even though a night meal of oatmeal, fruit, and peanut butter toast had been in the making!

We drove out to Two Rivers in Leslie's truck with her friend Adele, Debbie, and another Debbie that lived just up the road from the Lodge. There was none of the usual tension associated with meeting new people, we all started laughing, joking, and telling stories from the beginning. ...

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This hostel, located on Box 952, I Street, Talkeetna, is near Gold Dredge No. 8, Alyeska Pipeline Visitor Center, Silver Gulch Brewing and Bottling Co., and North Star Golf Club.
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