Merrill Field Inn
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- Wheelchair accessibility
- Business Services
- Free parking
- Pets allowed
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... in the 49th state. We are called lower 48s by them. Like me, she is in a bit of a transition as she is moving to Oregon to begin a new chapter. Pretty cool.
Left Anchorage around 4pm and made it to Valdez by 1030. The land of the midnight sun. I can't imagine it in the winter when there are only a few hours of daylight. ...
... fresh, nice art pieces and colors, and easy to get around. We all got checked in at the hotel (Residence Inn), then off for an early dinner. That's about it for the day. Didn't even take any photos today. Tomorrow, we explore the Anchorage ...
... your dogs.
On day two we head off for a 70 mile round trip to a lodge on Clear Lake but an ice fog has descended, limiting visibility and requiring regular stops to scrape off the opaque ice coating that forms on our goggles. We take a break at the Skwentna Post office, one of the remoter mailing addresses in Alaska, and mail a post card back to Darwin. Swentna PO serves a surrounding community of hardy homesteaders, whose cabins we passed on our journey in, as ...
... 8220;tipple” (blue building) and loaded on trains. The Healy clean coal plant was built as a demonstration (burning coal waste to generate power). They couldn’t meet emission standards so was closed down A smaller plant has almost passed and is more successful (burns coal from Usibelli coal mine). Coal in this area is sub-bituninous, very young. It has high calcium, water content. Burns clean.
At ~242 mi from Anchorage, we started thru a long, ...
... are 2 classes on the train, Gold Star & Adventure class, the difference being that the former has carriages with an upper level with glass on the top in addition to the large picture windows, whereas the Adventure class passengers have to take turns of 20 minutes long in a smaller domed area. Gold Star also has an outside vestibule where one can remain for the entire journey if you don’t freeze in the process, the dining class for Gold Star is better & there is ...