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 …
... spot (Walmart) to get some groceries and supplies for our next few days here. It's interesting how Anchorage seems to be devoid of any really diversity, yet the local gay venue keeps advising itself on the radio.
Ted and I were quite happy to stay in and have a good home cooked meal in our hotel, as opposed to exploring what culture the city has. Actually considering how tired we are, I doubt we could have kept up with this city's vibrant nightlife ...
We arrive in Anchorage in the early afternoon and shop at the base for supplies, pick up the parts at Worthington Ford, then get to the crash pad. Then it's time to go eat at Gwennie's restaurant, get the Subaru at UPS parking and back to the pad. After blowing up the mattress we bought on base and getting the wi-fi up and running, it's off ...
... what a unique feature for Alaska's largest city. We witnessed some mild combat fishing while the tide was OUT, and we did see one lucky guy with his fish taking pictures with the tourists. This certainly looked like a lot of fun and something that is probably a lot more hectic during the King salmon runs (one has already occurred this year and one to follow in late ...
... on turkey sausage and Pop Chips on the plane. But at Seattle, we indulged in some frozen yogurt. Hey! We're on vacation! Chocolate and Vanilla twist was well worth it. At least it tasted like something other than cold. Nice treat. (It was soooo good!)
Once we got into the gate area for the Anchorage flight, the travel ambiance changed, from roller bags and laptop bags to backpacks and gear. We sat next to ...
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