Durham Skyland Magnuson Hotel
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... 2nd floor in a glass domed coach. The seats were like the most comfortable reclining chairs and when I first sat down I thought I could easily take a nap - no way- I couldn't close my eyes for a minute- it was too beautiful. The aisles were wide and there was an outdoor observation deck between each car and we could get up and walk around as much as we wanted to. I brought my book of course and I read about 3 pages in 8 hours- there was just too much to see. we saw ...
... tour of Ankorage and that was a lot of fun- the guide was funny and interesting. Ankorage is the largest city in Alaska and the population is only about 300,000. we think we have deer problems in chapel hill but here they ahve to have special fences to keep the moose off of the railroad tracks and the runways for planes! they also have to fence their garbage to keep bears away. The guide told us about this special type ...
... curtains closed but I got up to go to the bathroom around 4am and I could not resist looking - sure enough -broad daylight!
Ankorage is the biggest city in Alaska and it looks like a small city but from our hotel room we can see mountains on one side and the ocean on the other. The weather is delightful - low 70's. it should be colder as we go further north but this is just lovely now.
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6 AM, our latest adventure begins. This morning we fly to Boston then one to Reyjkavik, Iceland. After a few days in Iceland, we head to Switzerland for a couple of weeks
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... We stopped and went for a Walk trough the art gallery set up outside where local artists were selling their work, it was a hot day but just so relaxing and beautiful. Don and I had some nachos and then laid under a tree and took in how great this holiday ( intense tour more so then holiday) has been and how grateful we all are. Then we were off for a 4.5 hour trip to Raleigh. We had an included dinner at the Golden Coral which ...
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