Nome Nugget Inn
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I HATE flying. Thank goodness for melatonin and alcohol. That's all.
Here's Tom . . .
OK, the subject today is "eye candy." Dayna knows me well enough after 30+ years of marriage to know I wouldn't miss this subject. I would like to pay particular compliment to China Airlines' Human Resources. All of the flight attendants on this flight looked like they had been hired from a high class Chinese modeling agency. They ...
... for the Iditarod! It was neat being in the spot where the dog teams finish their long race across Alaska! There was also a sign close to the visitor center with arrows pointing towards certain cities, and the distance to those places was marked on the arrow. It was amazing to see that Siberia was only 164 miles away!
Once we visited a few gift shops in town, we headed out of town on the Nome-Council road. This ...
... spun into yarn and knitted into scarves, hats, and other items. The qiviut is harvested at the Musk Ox Farm and then sent to native villages to be knitted and sold. The Musk Ox farm also offers tours where guests can learn about the history of the farm, learn about the Musk Ox, and meet and pet the animals. The Musk Ox love dandelions and grass so are always eager for guests to come and feed them. They are really neat animals to ...
It's about time to leave home after 5 months of constant work and trying to set everything up. At least the weather here is sunny even though all of Alaska is now frozen over. Scheduled to leave here in about 30 mins, so only have time to say thanks mom & dad. Everyone in Nome take care. The first step ...
... first gold was mined in traditional fashion on local creeks, but when gold was discovered on the beaches of Nome, miners staked their claims along the shoreline with rocker boxes and shovels. In 2 short months, 1 million dollars in gold had been extracted from this "gold coast." Another industry unique to this region was started ...
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You get what you pay for. . . and in the case of the Nome Nugget you get a no frills room for a fair price ($110 plus tax). The lobby is filled with gold rush memorabilia and photographs.
I wish the bar was open so we could have checked out the memorabilia and enjoyed the view of the Bering Sea.
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