Merrill Field Inn
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This morning it looks like the rain is going to let up so we headed off to Wasilla to drive Hatcher Pass and visit the Independence Gold Mine. We drove in and out of rain on the ride from Anchorage to Wasilla. Started up the road to the Independence Gold Mine. The ride was beautiful along side a wonderful mountain stream. We kept going up and the rain was starting to come down harder. The scenery changed drastically...there were no trees only beautiful lush ...
... of the valley and surrounding mountains. Heard all about the 1964 earthquake which ended up being assessed as 9.2 - the second most powerful quake ever. The quake lasted for 5 minutes, and between it and the subsequent tsunami, not much was left in southern Alaska.
Reached the downtown hospitality centre late morning, and went for a walk around the city centre. They had a lovely 'Saturday Market' this being a Sunday and all, and we noticed again how similar ...
... them no. But unlucky for us there was a cruise ship in and no available cars to hire. We decided to go with the flow organised a taxi with the hopes of dropping off our bags before our check in at 2 but at the hotel 'the comfort inn' we were able to get our room straight away. They then brought up our bags that we had left here while we flew to Kodiak. After sorting our selves out we headed to the shops for lunch and shopping. ...
... status of crocodiles and bears, I’d like to report we reached a consensus view that bears and crocodiles would in fact be friends but the allegorical nature of the conversation was lost on some of the more robust of the 11 year old boys.
In addition to formal presentations, I’ve also had discussions with some 50 people including native Alaskan leaders, local politicians, writers, scientists, artists, community leaders, ...
The drive from Homer on Hwy 1 along the Kenai River was slow going on a major highway. The river itself lacked the clarity and riffles of a great Montana fly-fishing river, but there were plenty of outfitters along the way to prove me wrong. When we made the turn onto Hwy 9 outside Seward, we saw the huge mountains that were lost in clouds on our first pass through. Alaska is stunning in its beauty. And the scarcity of people in this vast state leaves most of ...