Travel Blogs from Soldotna
... time at the beginning of my trip that I could leave Anchorage was a Thursday, which meant getting the 3pm bus out of Anchorage & the 8.30 from Homer the following morning. The main reason for hiring the rental car at this time was to make a quick trip to Homer & I was glad that I had it for my 'escape' (being dramatic again!). After a quick look round I was out of there, wondering how people can say how lovely it is - I guess out of the tourist season it would be ...
We woke to a misty rain today. The sun of yesterday is behind clouds. But what better day to have rain if must. We lingered in at our motel then boarded the Radiance of the Seas at noon. The Radiance is a beautiful ship, a 90,000 ton class of the Royal Caribbean fleet. It is the same ship that we sailed out of Vancouver to Hawaii with Mark and Diane a few years back. Our cabin is nice and is conveniently ...
We woke up and enjoyed a leisurely breakfast of pancakes and fresh fruit. Thank you mommy for a delicious breakfast and for cooking a great Shabbat meal that smells delicious! We went on walks and enjoyed the view. We endured some technical difficulties, but everything worked out fine. We drove to Soldotna and stopped ...
... on the boats via stepladders and then huge tractors push the trailers across the beach and into the water to launch the boats. The trailers get about four feet deep in the salt water, a prohibitive depth for a pickup truck!
We drive up the bluff and head to Soldotna, treated on the way with a moose sighting on the side of the road. Our agenda this morning is to buy fishing gear, mainly hip boots, beer ...
... brought us a McDonald's breakfast.
2) I've learned to secure everything before the RV takes off! Things can really fly!
3) when sitting for extended times in dining area while moving, put on headphones to deaden the racket!
There are many more lessons, but will save those for another time. We will be looking for moose tonight. She comes out about 10:30 so we will be ready!
Happy Memorial Day!
Other places to stay in Soldotna
35401 Kenai Spur Hwy, Soldotna | Innfrom $65