Westmark Fairbanks Hotel and Conference Center
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They say it's not the destination, it's the journey. Well, I can say that we are very happy to be at our destination. Our travel to beautiful Fairbanks really encompassed 2 days. The drive down to LA from Mariposa and the 2 leg flight from LA to Anchorage and on to Fairbanks. I did, however, underestimate the entertainment factor of traveling with …
... white lace dress… and cowboy boots. Coming from Chicago, that fashion combination seemed a bit unique.
We arrived at the restaurant for dinner with the tour group just in time for the waiter to take our order. He offered salmon or steak with veggies and rice. I asked for just the veggies and rice. When the orders came, the waiter placed a small oval dish of broccoli, about a cupful, in front of me. I ...
... was the fist to land a monster King Salmon. After the struggles to get it up through the ice I was able to snap a photo although it is out of focus due to its proximity to the lens. Overall the group caught about 10 of these guys throughout the evening. About Midnight Reinhard made us a tasty dinner of pan roasted salmon and veggies. We also had coffee, hot chocolate and tea along with candy for dessert (not to mention ...
... They have a cute logo of a turtle holding a hot plate of food with the letters "RUAT YBYSAIA"
It means: Are you a turtle? You bet your sweet ass I am! No idea what the heck that really means but it's funny.
Back to the lodge for an evening of studying webcams and aurora statistics. I stayed up late into the night and almost rang the alarm when auroras popped up on the webcams ...
... all just a matter of learning how to work with propane instead of electricity. Get your water in a big container instead of out of a tap, realizing how much water we actually waste. Last but not least, having to put more clothes on than off to go to the toilet. T. And i had a little bite to eat and talked a few hours. He's a great guy so we were going to get along just fine ...