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... homes and a plane parked up on it! Many areas of Alaska do not have road access and can only be serviced by plane.
Our next stop was beside the dog kennels of John Monson, husband of Susan Butcher who was the first lady to win the Iditarod Race. Sadly Susan died of leukaemia in 2006 and her husband has continued to operate the kennels since, with their two daughters. When Susan died the youngest daughter would have only been about 7. I was very moved by ...
... two hours after which Sue and I do some geocaching in the area to give the traffic some time to clear. We find three but have to give up on another as we could not locate it after about 20 minutes of searching. It has been found recently so we suspect it is there, somewhere. I also stop at a used book store and find a copy of "One Man's Wilderness" which I read parts of at the Cultural Center.
We also walk through a ...
... went in and sat down and got up and walked out....didn't look good or smell good inside. So off we go to find another place as the saying goes 3rd time is charm....We found a nice place and had supper.
Turned out to be a beautiful day and we are enjoying the time away. May you be blessed as you look at our pictures . God is a great God and we are glad to know Him. God Bless you all !!!
Lee and Neva
... We had fun in the house, posed at the bar and Bill even had a go on the ice slide. The history of the area is quite interesting. Fairbanks was the centre of the gold mining rush as well as the centre for construction of the oil pipe line that crossed Alaska from north to south. Amazing feats of engineering, construction and survival in this environment. There was a monument near the river that highlighted the important events in the ...
... the paddlewheeler. The husband of a 4-time Iditarod winner talks about his dogs and their training from the side of the bank while the paddlewheeler stops. They then harness up 10 dogs and go for a training run. Whilst he was talking his daughters were playing with some of the puppies as they begin to train them to trust their owners, including leading them into water. Interestingly, when the dog team returned, once unharnessed they immediately raced into the water. His wife ...