Historic Anchorage Hotel
Travel Blogs from Anchorage
On the morning after the beautiful wedding of our friends, Becca and Tony, on the 30th, we flew to Anchorage! Margaret and George drove us to the airport, telling us about their fun experiences in Switzerland. Our friends, Meredith and Jonathan Amaya-Hodges, stayed with us Saturday night because they were also attending the wedding. We probably …
... in stereotypical Alaska with the great scenery. What became the norm on the road anywhere else would have served as national park highlights. It was really an incredibly beautiful road trip. In Seward we were given advice to go to Exit Glacier, about 20 minutes off the main road. As our first glacier up close it was an impressive sight. After a few picture stops from afar we parked and hiked to get even more up close and personal. Caroline and I went all the way ...
... reproducing in whole, one of the menu items:
"Mazeltov Marvel: Oy Vay. Finally something with chutzpah! Qvit kvetching already! Such Pastrami! Such flavah! Better than Klezmer even! Go ahead! Order this Pastrami delight! Don't be meshuggenah. Get noshing..."
And it was delicious!!
But we have one more Russian treat in store. The prize for chutzpah goes to Nina Fefelov, the proprietor of the Samovar Café and ...
... summit at about 3500 feet, but only for a moment as we also had a difficult journey back to the parking lot which at this point looked pretty small from our vantage. The view from the summit was spectacular and well worth the journey.We could see the Cook Inlet, and both the Knik and Turnagain Arms. Not only that but we had spectacular views of all of ...
... Art is in the eye of the beholder." Bill really does not care for the piece at all and I must agree with his taste in art.
Jim and I spent some time in downtown Anchorage tasting Russian potato dumplings from a guy born in Sicily, Italy raised in Argentina and now saving every last dime to get out of Alaska and move to Colorado!! He was a funny guy and his dumplings were quite good, although I question how Russian they were. Maybe ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Fitness/Health center
- Business Services