Gakona Lodge & Trading Post
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Good day to everyone! We're writing from awesome historic Gakona Lodge, a spot we'd recommend to any visitors to the region. Much cool history here, quaint and comfortable accomodations, and very nice people with whom to talk.
Our backcountry experience in Denali was a very good one. We hiked about 5 miles down the Toklat River gravel bar …
... the view of the Wrangell-St Elias mountains was incredible from here, I took some photos then we were off back up the Glenn Highway towards home. I wasn't much company on the way back as the late nights were taking their toll & I kept dozing off in the car. Eddie stopped at a Nitro Grill at Milepost 99 where the windmill is, the guy there said he was trying to close & we had just got in under the wire. He was a pleasant man & joked with us whilst we ordered our food. He ...
... a sight; what a week.
I realize that this blog entry is a little fishy, but there is a lesson in all of this: man cannot live by gluten free pizza, beer, and wine alone. It also takes a "Red" or two too.
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... out, she found the right place as the proprieter had some "damaged" fur pelts (essentially, those that had small distractions like a short or cut-off tail on a fax) that he was willing to sell at a discount. Even Joe couldn't resist so they both spent their "allowances" on furs.
We took the "scenic route" from Fairbanks by going east on the Ric******* Highway (Alaska Route 2) back by the "North Pole" ...
... even if it was a small black bear! She is getting pretty frail.
She couldn't hear us and she kept trotting farther and farther ahead! I started yelling and so did Warren. She kept going. Finally she stopped and looked around and saw us and came back. Phew!!
It wasn’t much of a wild life day. I saw a gray jay, but we cut our bird watching walk short because of the ravenous mosquitoes!
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking