The Van Gilder Hotel
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... we elect to walk back to the parking area as there is a cache along the way. Another nano! We find it up high on a sign that I have to stand on a bench to get.
We arrive back at the camp ground around 5:30. The dogs are glad to see us of course and we take them for an extended walk. We are still full from “lunch” but do make some microwave popcorn around 8 PM.
Another great adventure in the land of plenty.
... would you want to run a marathon up and down a mountain?!?! Fun Fact #2: Puffins can dive down in water up to 200 feet!! And they swim by flapping their wings like they are flying! Trivia: thanks, Mom, for playing! Yep, according to the guy at the reindeer farm the difference between the reindeer and caribou was the fence. I think domestication is more complicated than that, but we'll go with it. When is the centennial of the Denali National ...
... many RV campers. Arrived at the ship in Seward, checked in found our cabin, and then rode a yellow school bus, AKA the Seward shuttle about two miles in to town to look around. It's a cute little weathered town - main industry is tourism and fishing. There is a large harbor for small boats. A large small boat harbor.......the surrounding mountains are so steep, and just drop precipitously into the sea. ...
... watched the dramatic film about the 1964 Good Friday Earthquake & Tsunami. Stopped and viewed some of the many murals in downtown Seward. After dinner a lively game of Mexican Train, Pete did not win one game, a first for the rest of us, he always ...
... him. We probably hiked a couple miles, saw a couple lakes and actually went down the wrong trail for awhile. Luckily there aren't very many trails and we headed back to the car.
I feel like this post doesn't even begin to describe how amazing the dog mushing adventure was and how awesome today was but hopefully the pictures will do it some more justice.