Gwin's Lodge and Restaurant
Travel Blogs from Cooper Landing
... calm. We woke about 7:30 with a phone call from Brother David (something about early calls from brothers) to a sunny day and calmer winds. We cooked breakfast for the 4 of us of grits, reindeer sausage, scrambled eggs, biscuits, jelly and coffee. Soon after we moved out of Heritage RV Park and headed north. We missed the turn off for the Russian Orthodox church in Ninilchik and my driver could not find a place to turn around. The pictures I have ...
... villages and the coastal areas. The drive to Anchorage was very boring (or maybe we are becoming accustomed to these beautiful mountains) and nothing really to report. We passed through Wasilla and grocery shopped at Fred Myers, a Kroger affiliated chain, but more like a Walmart. We spent the night at the very non-descript Golden Nugget RV Park in Anchorage and grilled chicken outside for dinner. I had a lot ...
... food as we walked and signs of bears rubbing on trees and eaten berries, tracks of moose but no animals.
After wards we went back had lunch on the deck trying to see the mountains and went on a short walk that overlooks the lodge area. For dinner I had huge crabs legs, yum! Tomorrow we get a train to Denali
During the afternoon we felt a couple of earth ...
... and everyone was very glad to get back to the cabin and get some rest. Tomorrow we don’t have to be up early, so we plan to take advantage of that and catch up on our sleep.
On another note, our first full day without Patty was an adjustment for sure. We missed her quick wit, positive attitude, and willingness to just go with the flow and have a good time. There was also nobody here to remind SteveB that he’s an ASS. We really miss ...
... a screened-in, all netting kind of tent). Keeps Maxie in and the mosquitoes out. To be with Maxie, I sat outside in my lawn chair swatting mosquitoes, drinking wine, surrounded by mountains; I'm in Alaska. Life is good. I didn't know it, but cats in tents are chick magnets. Remember all the college girls working at the Princess Lodge. Life just got better! Deadly combination: old geezers, acting like boys, with their toys. Oh, to be young ...
- Free parking
- Pets allowed