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We managed to stay awake last night until about 10.30pm, nighttime creeps up on you in this land of the midnight sun. I was still awake at 4.45am but I am beginning to feel normal again.
After breakfast we set off for the Riverboat Discovery. On arrival, we wander round the obligatory gift shop where they have a -40c degree experience. …
At 4.00am my brain became suddenly alert! I hate this jet-lag, I can't cope with it. The alarm is set for 5.00am as we are leaving at 6.45.
Today will be spent travelling the 450 miles from Anchorage to Fairbanks with a few interesting stops along the way. Breakfast was once again at the Slippery Salmon.
I thought it very strange …
Fairbanks (Alaska’s second city) is where we based ourselves for a few days in which we flew up to Barrow and did a few other things. It is one of those American cities that sprawls for miles and doesn’t really have much of a downtown area. Not necessarily the most attractive city, although they have spruced up the area along the …
Boy did it rain I had came a downpour Just before we got to town the streets were flooded the water was up past the floorboards on the bikes but if you keep moving the front tires pushed the water back. The motels were full on the highway but found this Hotel on the GPS very nice down on the river and they serve a big famly style breakfast. We ate …
Today we made the run from Fairbanks to The Arctic Circle up the Dalton Highway (Haul Road) nearly 250 miles and 200 of it dirt, mud, gravel, washboard, and big trucks. The speed was 18 to 40 MPH on a big road bike. I didn't have to worry about the speed limit I never got close to it. There was one fuel stop at the Yukon River Camp, Regular gas …
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TravelPod Member ReviewsBridgewater Hotel Fairbanks
This hotel is in a good location for easy access to the local shops and many good restaurants. The rooms are comfortable and the breakfast good value for money. We were greeted with home-made lemonade and cookies on arrival which was a nice, personal touch.
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