Merrill Field Inn
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- Wheelchair accessibility
- Business Services
- Free parking
- Pets allowed
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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. ...
Yesterday was spent unpacking and organizing. We did go out to a FABULOUS dinner at the Glacier Brewing Company in downtown Anchorage and had some of the most amazing seafood I can remember. The halibut was incredible!
Elizabeth worked today so Joe and I did some computer work before heading out to do a hike and run some errands to help with things at the house. The weather was not ...
... 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, ...