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Left Palmer, Alaska for Valdez, Alaska after being woken up in the middle of the night by a woman crying over her husband, who apparently left her and took the dogs, and she ended up in our hotel. She was out back of MY room almost all night until I dragged my tired butt out of bed and told her to shut the F*** up. Simper, simper, and away she went …
We had a nice Mexican dinner last night at Ernesto's, owned by a former Mexican federal police officer and his family. Crashed and slept 12 hours! Thanks to black-out curtains - it never really does get dark here! Did laundry finally. No more crunchy clothes!
Woke up at 0854am, just in time to get the last crumbs from the free continental …
... Glacier and Thompson Pass, then a very long downhill grade into another canyon.
With 20 miles between us and Valdez the scenery gets prettier. We come across a series of waterfalls in a narrow. The narrow opens up on to a flat plain on which Valdez lies. Within 15 minutes we arrive at our destination, Eagle's Rest RV Park. The 7 hours it took to travel 260 miles today certainly will not set any land speed records but we had fun doing it.
... of an ancient volcano and was later covered by the Matanuska Glacier.
As we moved eastward along the Glenn Highway, we started looking for "the big four" mountains of the Wrangell Mountains of the Wrangell - St. Elias Mountain chain. The four mountains are Mount Sanford, Mt. Drum, Mt. Wrangell, and Mt. Blackburn. Like Denali these mountain are high enough to make their own weather and are often shrouded in clouds, even on a sunny day. As ...
... all day but just appears and then disappears for a while.
It was reasonably clear as we followed the Turnagain Arm into Anchorage. We were able to see the beluga whales just swimming along. We didn’t get a great view of them as we only glimpsed their back as they swam along. There were quite a few of them up and down the Arm. They are small whales so are able to negotiate the shallow water when the tide is receding.
We drove straight ...
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