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Travel Blogs from Anchorage
... paddling again among
icebergs and waterfalls while watching and listening to a glacier. The sun was
uncharacteristically shining at Portage
and the heat wave of low 70’s remained in place.
We are currently making our way to Valdez from Anchorage along the Glenn
Hwy. This is a very scenic drive along mountain ridges. One scenic spot gave a great view of a braided river.
... Jo the Turnagain Arm with the same result, hence they had to 'turn again' and so it was named.
In 1964, the second most powerful earthquake recorded in the USA hit Anchorage. We passed the resulting 'Ghost Forest' of trees that died as a result of salt from the ensuing tsunami inundating their roots.
The Bore Tides
The bore tide is a huge wave or series of waves that advance down Turnagain Arm in a wall ...
... types of dress codes. If you are interested in dining at specific places on your trip, your travel expert can advise you on appropriate dress wear for the occasion.
36. What Not to Wear
Travel agents can help you to be in the know of local dress code restrictions. So if a thong is part of your favorite beachwear, you should know that they are illegal in places like the Isle of Palms.
37. Crime Rates
Travel experts are great ...
... lots of nice things Andrew and Becci wanted but they did not buy them.
We visited Walmart and we were all surprised that you could buy guns in a supermarket.
We went to a place called the ULU factory. An ULU is a sharp knife like utensil that native Alaskan's have been using for hundreds of years to cut meat. It is a half moon shape and the handle can ...
... the tide was coming in we would go to a salmon viewing area and see the salmon. Well, we didn't see any but I can assure you we were not near as disappointed as the fishermen in the area! But by going to the viewing area, we ended up right by the Ulu factory. An Ulu is an Alaskan tradition and a must for every tourist. We watched the process of making an Ulu (and the accompanying bowl) and enjoyed a demonstration of the Ulu. An ...