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Tuesday, August 4th, 2015
We decided to drive North today and see if we could view McKinley. It is about 140 miles away as the crow flies and 237 miles to the Park entrance. But we have heard there is a good viewing point up by Willow, about 70 miles. We didn't get started until around 11AM. It was another beautiful day for a drive and to see new places.
We headed up the Glenn highway again to hook up with ...
... tablets. David, Elizabeth and Chris take a bottle of wine, three plastic cups and head to the hot tub. The hot tub looks out over the spruce forest and a field of purple fireweed. The water is steaming and feels amazing. The mountains are hidden behind white fluffy clouds. Magpies, black and white birds fly overhead. We relax in the hot tub, soaking our sore limbs until our hands look like raisins. Time to walk back. The clouds are still hiding the mountains as we walk to the ...
... the rain and Talkeetna. After being on the road for a month and moving every day is is difficult to sit still in one place. I am the only one with deep connections to this town. I wanted to stay, play softball, and see the friends that were sure to show up for the tournament they have this weekend. It is a one pitch tourney and a bunch of fun. I was invited to play with a team called the Post-Gamers, a team form Anchorage that has been playing in ...
... Princess tours from the ships) who get dropped off on their way in and out of Denali National Park. Thankfully we went back in town later in the evening for dinner and these groups were gone.
The numbers of people traveling in Alaska are quite different than they were 17 years ago when we did our family trip here, largely due to the number of tour buses everywhere. I can not remember seeing tour buses at all when we ...
... summer, and talking about what trips we will do. Those plans will get us through the cold months ahead. And, there are a few places where we are allowed to do winter hunts, so that is also something to look forward too. They say that they wished summer would last all year. Well, yes, that would be nice, but then everyone from the Outside would live up here. Also, if summer lasted all year, would each summer be as enjoyable and precious? I believe it is the long, hard winters that makes summer enjoyment so ...