Tamarac Inn Motel
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... his best to cross sell us something! Unfortunately for him, we weren't so keen on hash browns with our waffles (for lunch!), but kudos for effort. He went to high school in the North Pole and asked us to say hello to Mrs Claus for him (not Mr Claus though ... do we sense a scandal?).
Next we were off to the Ice museum to have a look at the ice carvings & to watch a movie about auroras in case we don't see any in the flesh while we're here. Seeing ...
Grace went off to work early, I stayed in bed a while but heard someone in the kitchen so got up, Walt was making coffee.
I went off to the post office before long to get a box to ship home the things I'd bought yesterday.
Then I went with Walt to the supermarket to purchase some Ghiradelli brownie mixes to send home as they are so unbelievably delicious & ended up getting some more things. Luckily I brought ...
... station, 60 miles from there to the arctic circle.
We continue on the muddy road, which has just been filled with new gravel but not compacted.
The landscape is slowly changing and trees are fading for grass and small bushes, some rocks appear and after a long curve we start seeing the Yukon river. As we cross the bridge the gas station is to our left.
Time for a quick snack and Chili. You realize how the remoteness is increasing and distances get ...
... since we had mainly rain so far! The train went through a canyon with lots of curves just north of Denali.
After a while, we followed a north flowing river across a plain. Trains make a lot of noise so they don't usually see wildlife close up. Our train car had a loud truck and therefore, we probably saw less than ...
... on the season of the year. During the summer months, when they are not in training, they get 2000 calories a day. When they begin their training in the fall, their food is increased to 3000-5000 calories per day. When they are racing, they get 10,000 calories per day. Their racing food consists of kibble combined with chicken fat and meat (usually chum salmon).
Each team ...
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