Lake Hood Inn
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... sausage, and drank Alaskan Amber Ale. With the exception of Red Robin, we ate at non-franchise local restaurants the whole time. Favorites were Moose's Tooth in Anchorage and Double Musky in Girdwood.
We stayed in different lodgings from a rustic cottage right on Seward's Resurrection Bay to a nearly full service backcountry lodge in Denali National Park.
We hiked on all types of terrain and weather conditions: hard gravel trails, up/down mountainsides, on ...
... Iron Dog race. Given my ambition to meet Sarah Palin (and look for Russia from her front porch), I’m momentarily struck by the irony of meeting her in a hospital ward after a high speed collision with her husband.
We travel some 70 miles in the first day following the frozen courses of the Susitna, Yentna, Skwentna and Talachulitna Rivers and winding along narrow paths through dense riverine forests. We reach our destination, a lodge on the Talachulitna River ...
... marshy areas are beginning to turn as well -- I think they are on permafrost that is what prevents the water from draining. It’s prime moose-viewing area but no luck.
Mile after mile with only minimal signs of human habitation. The views are nice but not spectacular. It is cloudy and drizzling in the low 40s.
At Nenana (297mi from Anchorage), I saw two fish wheels on Nenana River below the bridge. Not far from there, we passed where the Tannana River joins ...
... in a big house on more than 1 & half acres of land, which takes Eddie 3 hours to mow; only 2 he says if he didn’t have to take care round Sheila’s flower beds! Their house is so interesting with loads of knick knacks , pictures & books & ultra cosy with carpet that one’s feet sink into. Sheila showed me to the room I would be in, it too looked so cosy with a huge, tall bed & giant pillows. There was also a bathroom in the adjacent ...
... and by the time we rented a car from Hertz and got to our hotel, it was almost dawn.
According to the detailed itinerary written and planned by me in an Excel that every adult in the group was provided with copy, we were to leave 8am next morning.
We were awaken by my mother in the morning when she was knocking on our door to wake us up next morning. As I woke up I realized that my room was stylishly updated with all the ...
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