Hotel Polaris

Address: Nome, Alaska, United States | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Nome

Reflections on a fantastic expedition

A travel blog entry by plannette on Aug 31, 2014

3 comments, 14 photos

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Along the way ( according to Peter ) we have learned so much about this part of the world starting with those who tried and failed to find the Passage whist enduring some of the harshest of conditions. One interesting statistic is that between 1495 and 1906 there had been 75 unsuccessful attempts to find the passage with the loss of 1000 lives. Then in 1906 Amundsen finally made it taking 3 years and using knowledge he ...

Home sweet Nome

A travel blog entry by frawldog on Aug 16, 2014

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... place in the world. We saw the finish line of the Iditarod Dog Sled race in downtown Nome on Front Street. It is a wooden arch the says finish line and has the 1,049 miles from Ancorage. It is pretty plain right now, but when the race actually finishes, it has flags on it and is decorated a bit more. This race has a great story in that there was a serum needed to save some lives and the weather conditions were very ...

Somewhere Over the Pacific

A travel blog entry by dayna-tom-2013 on Feb 18, 2013

... in beautiful professional attire that included a ready smile at almost any opportunity. We both agreed that the scenery was stunning at 40,000 feet!!

Our Monday was a short one, only six hours because we crossed the International Date Line. We almost completely missed Monday, leaving SFO about 12:30 a.m. and crossing the IDL about six hours later while over Alaska on our great circle route to Taiwan.

Standby for Tuesday!

No Place Like Nome

A travel blog entry by tuffychloe on Jun 27, 2012

17 photos

... right along the coast for many miles before heading inland and over mountains. The drive was beautiful, with views of the shimmery Bering Sea, sandy beaches, and piles of driftwood. Looking in the other direction, we saw mountains in the distance, and streams and ponds and flowers in the foreground. Most of the flowers were tiny tundra flowers! Also on this drive, we saw an old gold dredge from the gold rush days, and we also saw ...

Alaskan Birthday - Flying to Nome

A travel blog entry by tuffychloe on Jun 26, 2012

9 photos

... and see!

We then had about an hour drive back to Anchorage where we had to turn in our motorhome. This is where our past two Alaskan trips have ended, so it felt like this trip was over as well. Although it was very sad to leave our motorhome, we knew we still had a couple of days left in Alaska!

We took a shuttle to the Anchorage Airport where we boarded our plane to Nome, Alaska! The plane had a stop ...

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