Hatcher Pass Lodge
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... t fix it with duct tape then it really is broken (see http://aviationhumor.net/duct-tape-use- number-1001-repair-a-plane-after-a-bear -attack/# for inspiration and how to fix your float plane after it has been trashed by a bear). For the kids the fair offers cookie bake-offs, colouring in competitions, Pirates for Hire and Reptile World (reptiles alas are absent from Alaska). The too cool for school teenagers can demonstrate their dexterity in the ...
... amp; drink, I couldn't see anywhere selling coffee. I did see a lady with a coffee cup so asked her where she bought hers, she was unsure but pointed in one direction (the fair was huge by my standards with so many people) but eventually I found a stand with coffee & I also got a piece of sweet potato pie. When I got back I said that i had to go almost to the end of one section of the fair for the coffee but Taylor, the 13 year old granddaughter of a volunteer at the ...
... which one can't get a job without an address, although I was told later that it's not that difficult to get an address.
The sun was shining & it was a glorious day as I walked round the city looking for things I hadn't seen before.I took a reindeer dog with all the trimmings to Sheila & changed into shorts as I was boiled then went to 'Kobruk', a cafe & lovely gift shop with lots of unusual things, I could have bought loads to send home ...
... were several tiny dinghies out on the water with 3 men in each & more men getting their things ready to go out & fish. I was told later that the 3 men in a boat thing is because they will be dip netting & require 3 people to do so.
I realised I was not going to get the rental car back to Budget by 9.30am so I rang to advise them of that & then took the turning off the main road to Hope & Sunrise, which had been pointed out from the train when I took the ...
... to grab some bacon to cook with our potatoes for breakfast (I had forgotten bacon at home, one of our camping staples) and he would be right back. We forgot that we were not in the city anymore, and the store didn't even open til 1000. LOL. He figured that out when he arrived there. We camped here once a week, all summer. Sometimes only one or two days, sometimes four or five. Just depended. We would sleep late, til noon or even 2 or 3 pm, wake up, and walk the short trail down the hill ...
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