BEST WESTERN Golden Lion Hotel
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... we squeezed in a trip to Moose's Tooth Pub to try their famous pizza and in house beer brewed by Broken Tooth Brewery. I'm so glad we did, they had the most creative pizza combinations and the ingredients were fresh. We got their Santa's Little Helper pizza, and it was off the charts. Paired with the beer and it made for an unexpected gem of a brunch! Before our dinner reservations at Simon and Seaforts we hit up the Whale Tail Bistro which may have been ...
... In some ways, it reminded me of Maui, just with snow and colder. Also, instead of traffic jams due to tourists watching whales... It was tourists watching sheep :-)
The Alaska Wildlife Conservation was a nice stop. We chose to walk it, thoug there is the option to drive thru it. I enjoyed practicing using the zoom on my camera to see how close a pic I could get of a faraway eagles sitting on a tall post, etc.
We had dinner at a small place in Girdwood called the ...
... a light lunch. Tricia and I gallery hopped with Ben for a while and then went back to our shopping. This area of Anchorage had a lot of unique little shops and we spent a bunch of time just browsing. We stopped in at the Cake Studio for a delicious mango cupcake. The next block was the fur district and Tricia and I had fun trying on the beautiful fun coats, vests, hats and gloves. We made a few purchases ...
... 3, the fresh water is also 1/3, but the grey water is full, so we need a waste dump. We are wondering what sort of negotiation we would need to dump waste without using the camp ground, but the dump station was outside the camp ground proper, and vacant, so we parked opposite the discharge point, read our instructions and proceeded. The discharge hose is a monster slinky, compressed into the square tube back bumper, and it locks onto a 4 inch socket under the van, accessible ...
... to take photos and be photographed in her Russian costumes to anyone who calls and books in advance and can find the village!! Our guess is that not many people do, but it's a truly priceless experience for anyone who takes the time and effort.
We certainly experienced Russia and we're now convinced that we know what Governor Palin meant when she told the American people that she could see Russia from her living room......