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... has been set up for the tourist trade, but has Athabaskan girls, mainly uni students, doing the commentaries and demonstrations. First section we saw from the boat was a fishing camp with salmon being filleted, dried and smoked and a fishing wheel which is turned by the water and scoops up fish. We landed and saw hunting weapons and canoes and reindeer, then a section with log cabins, furs and examples of their clothes making, including a beautiful parka which took a ...
... He shared his boyhood memories of seeing Northern Lights in his rural hometown near Little Falls, Minnesota.
The light show ebbed and flowed across the sky . . . sometimes fading from view before returning to tantalize us again with its beauty. We watched until our feet were numb and we started shivering in the fifteen degree temperature. In our haste to hunt for Aurora, we hadn’t taken the time to don our ...
Right next to the Camera store was a Chinese restaurant and we decided to have lunch there, we got the Lunch special for $8.99 which included a drink or soup. When she bought the meal out it was massive. We ended up bringing it home for dinner as well. Bargain.
we drove out the 55 miles to Chena Hot Springs..I must say it was a bit of a let down as it wasn't as nice as the Liard Springs. The RV Park where we are staying is ...
... the dredge and gold panning/gift shop, where we all received a bag of dirt and got a chance to pan for gold. Most of us found around $11-$14. but Lisa, in our group, found $72.00 worth of gold nuggets in her bag of dirt.
The bus brought us back to camp about 5:15PM and a quick freshen up and Maggie walk, we drove our car to the 6:00 PM, Alaskan Salmon Bake dinner. It began to rain shortly after we sat down with our food ...
Thursday was a 5 hour school bus ride through Denali National Park. It is a true wilderness and looks the same today as it did in the 1920's other than the 2-lane road that goes through the park. We weren't able to see Mt. McKinley due to the clouds, but we did see caribou and a moose.
Friday we are on the road again to Mt.McKinley Princess Lodge for a hopefully closer look at Mt. McKinley if the weather cooperates.