Travel Blogs from Anchorage
Aotearoa, the Land of Extremes – think these are all different places? Not a
bit! It goes about one, truly unique country – New Zealand. Made of two main
islands North and South, it is like a coin with two different sides, where
strikingly beautiful beaches coexist with severe fiords, open plains get along
with thundery volcanoes and stormy ocean goes together with quiet rivers and
lakes. But for all ...
... it was fun watching them take off and land.
We hurried back to camp for a travel meeting for tomorrows trip to Homer but opted out of the scheduled activities for the evening to find a sushi restaurant, try to chase the tidal bore and grocery shop.
It would have been nice to spend a few more days in Anchorage. Maybe someday we can come back.
Homer, AK and a halibut fishing trip is our next adventure
... to clear a little. After getting our fill of the market we walked up to The Anchorage Museum. It was AMAZING! It had a great exhibit on the earthquake of 1964 with so many pictures of the devastation. It also had the history of Alaska through artifacts, models, dioramas and so much more. It was so interesting to see it all. The hands on discovery room was the clear winner, however. The boys did not want to leave at ...
... up and play dead if they make contact, leaving your back pack on and protecting your neck, fight back if they start eating you.
The driver explained that seats on the left side would be behind her high backed driver’s seat, so we got seats on the right near the front, not at the emergency window, with a reasonable view forward, and we thought we were pretty smart, not knowing that all the good views on the outbound journey are on the left. The bus was about ...
... my phone must've dropped out. All the pictures I took on it are just memories now. Fortunately, we still had pictures from the camera, though. Most all of the pictures from our Skagway White Pass train ride were lost, because I had to use the cell phone when we realized the camera battery was dead during that excursion. Our zoo pics were lost too - what a crazy thing that I had that phone for ...