Gakona Lodge & Trading Post
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- Continental Breakfast
- High-speed internet in room
- Laundry facilities (self serve)
- Multilingual staff
- Non-smoking hotel
- Wireless internet connection in room (free)
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When kids all over the world address their Christmas letter to Santa Claus, it gets sent to Rovaniemi in Finland, probably the closest inhabited village to the actual North Pole, where a team of people respond on Nick's behalf. Except for kids in the US that is, where letters to Santa Claus get forwarded to North Pole, Alaska - a suburb of …
Our time at McCarthy was at an end. After we finally managed to pack away the camping gear we set out in the road again. All the way down the dirt track which lasted forever. After a 5 hour drive we arrived at the Maclaren Lodge. As you can imagine we had been fantasising over a shower and time away from the "skeeters". We had the opportunity to camp in the middle if no where, 17 miles up river, in a large gazebo at Tangle Lakes. Some of us were reluctant at first but it's ...
... are now going to be on the road for about the next 8 hours or so till e get to Anchorage, then Homer.
PS; I'm posting when ever we get a quick signal, our cell coverage is absolutely horrible. Sorry if your sending me text they do come through but I never know when. I love you all and we are having fun.
Peace out for now,
Scott, Christopher & ...
... arrived -- Roger and Chris headed back to Anchorage and the airport. There they go, visualize it: Roger carrying a small cooler full of filleted "Reds," Chris exhausted but humming Happy Days Are Here Again. Both our sons driving off into the sunset in their Rent-A-Wreck, Reds in the trunk (held down by an expansion strap), humming away to the tune of Happy Days Are Here Again. Makes you want to cry. Makes you want to become ...
... 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" ...