Gwin's Lodge and Restaurant
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... it was a good time for a little preventive maintenance. We bought a drill from Home Depot and spoke to the manager who agreed to let us pull our camper around to the delivery door and plug in our extension cord to their electrical outlet for about an hour to get the project done. The manager was very gracious to allow this. I don't know if he went out on a limb in allowing it, or if it is within the scope of his position to allow it, but we are grateful to ...
... until the 1950s. If anyone speaks about history here they mean something less than 100 years old. This afternoon we join our small group tour. I am a bit nervous because I loathe being herded about and socialising with strangers when I am on holiday. At the same time, I am looking forward to starting to see Alaska proper. At first glance, the other people in our group seem fairly inoffensive- a family from DC, an older couple from St Louis and a couple slightly older ...
... We left the coast line and followed rivers through the mountains. Cooper Landing: Don't blink! You might miss it. I am not sure there was a downtown, although the locals say there is. I guess if you count the fishing bait/mart/pizza shack, boat launch, and a few fishing cabins, then a downtown it is. We were starving and in need of lunch. Three choices...that's it, and good-luck finding them. Thankfully, we were able to find the ...
... expected, but pricey.
We arrived at Alaska River Adventures about an hour early, Matt wanted to nap in the car, but that seemed just weird to me. In the same area was a small building: Prospector John's. I had it on my list as in the area, but didn't know they were together. We checked in for our float trip, with George the owner, he said the trip that was currently out would likely not return early so it would be a while.
... what seemed like a normal stack of pancakes, but when they arrived, there were three huge pancakes that covered the whole plate. The waitress mentioned that she had never seen anyone finish three of those pancakes (I would not be the first, finishing less than half of the stack). Dad had an order of French toast and Sue had an omelet.
After breakfast, we headed toward Girdwood, where we planned to take a gondola to the top of a mountain at the Alyeska Resort to ...