Garden Bed and Breakfast
Travel Blogs from Anchorage
... was in the dining car when the woman asked if I would have breakfast with her so I did. One of the servers (not waiters!), Daniel said that the Country Starter was the quintessential Southern American breakfast, I did point out to him that we were in Alaska & not the Southern States. I asked what a biscuit, as stated on the menu, was but he couldn’t really describe it apart from saying it was a 'floury thing’. As there were not many tables an Australian couple sat with ...
... a drive out of town, to Potter Marsh. This is an area with boardwalks that are used to view wildlife. We still had a bit of time before we needed to head to the airport, so we just spent some time enjoying the weather. We were told there was a bald eagle nearby, so we went to check that out. It turns out the eagle was in a distant tree. We could see it, but needed the help of a spotting scope that was mounted on the boardwalk.
We visited the whole town in an hour, not much to see or do
here. The snow was like needles and
hurting my eyes, but we kept on going like real troopers. So after stopping at the “convenient store”
which was really the local fishing shop we headed back to the ship.
Steve was off to play some golf putting which turned out to
be carpet bowls, but he did come second so ...
.....the first summer I was in Alaska, I picked enough blue berries to enjoy blueberry muffins, pancakes and smoothies all winter.
....the second summer there were very, very few blue berries due to some sort of "infestation".
.....returning this summer, I thought the blueberries would be great since they were non-existent last summer, but it turns ...
... She also, whether you agree or not, portrays and represents the Alaskan people well.
I remember during the campaign that some of the things she said were hard for the New York, east coast and big city residents to swallow. However, in her defense, she did portray her people well and some of us from the continental US as well. Some of the things that we have seen up here really drive that ...