Hatcher Pass Lodge
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Sunday, August 2, 2015
A Long story made longer, we are safely in Palmer at the very nice Mountain View RV Park waiting for the GMC service department to open on Monday. The park is about a mile from any busy highway so is quiet, grassy and well kept- and large. It's a great place to walk the dogs. One lap around the park is ...
... not a farmer among the planners. Two hundred and three families were selected. Most had hours to make the decision to accept the challenge and a couple of days to prepare for their departure. As they were traveling by train and boat, they were allowed to bring only the basic necessities and had to try to sell the rest in that time. The families from Minnesota and Wisconsin traveled first by train to San Francisco and then by the Army ship St. Mihiel ...
(That is Alaska's motto) After an uneventful drive out to Arizona, Kimber and I spent an all-too-brief time catching up with big sis and her family and meeting our newest nephew Jasper (who is super cute...and I'm not biased ;) ). From Arizona it was a very long trek up to Alaska, the Last Frontier (not to be confused with Star Trek's Final Frontier ;) ). For once the long trek was not from mishaps but was expected; still 10 hours in LAX and 5 hours in Seattle doesn't make ...
... the glacier but came to a helipad and a yurt, along with a row of neat wooden cottages. The yurt was considered the Knik Glacier Lodge. The lady in the helicopter office said the lodge did not open until 5 p.m. so we were unable to get a cup of coffee to heat us up for the ride back to Carol's house. Carol made a delicious chicken dinner with fresh blueberry muffins for desert. I ate two of them. It was a good ...
... stuffed animals.
We had some snacks in the car, so we never stopped anywhere for lunch, not that we saw anywhere to stop!
Back in Anchorage, we were hungry for dinner!
We decided on Humpy's which had been featured on an episode of Man Vs Food.
We walked as it was only about 2 blocks away. We did not take the scenic route as we walked past the bus station. We got to Humpy's just fine, Sarah wanted to sit outside, ...