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... and interesting conversations along with exciting scenery!
We left Whittier after the cruise and camped at Wiiliwaw CG. A beautiful and magnificent location! We came here on the recommendation of Linda and Roger, who we meet when camping in Sarah Palin's backyard (Wassilla). Linda and Roger also recommend we go to the Begich Bogg Visitor center.
... couple hours after high tide. The water will rise 20'!
We took hike around Kenai. Visiting the Holy Assumption of the Virgin Mary Russian Orthodox Church. It is one of the oldest churches in Alaska. Fort Kenay, Parish House Rectory (considered the oldest building on the peninsula) and St. Nicholas Chapel. The area has rich Russian history.
Anchorage is a nice town, it really is. The climate is mild, everyone's really friendly, there are mountain and water views everywhere. But, when you're wanting to be somewhere else four days in the Anchorage rain is enough already. We bicycled along Cook Inlet, where I was reminded in the park that the area was explored by Cpt. Cook. (Duh!) We went through Earthquake Park and looked ...
... said all the planes were from the same company and suggested that instead of watching two bears sleep, we get back in his plane and fly to a different location. We agreed. Next we went to a beach where we saw a mother and yearling clamming. Once we landed we also saw a mother with two new cubs on the beach. Score!! There were also other people here, but no one seemed to mind and the groups gave each other space. I did laugh at one point: all the other people ...
... the left eye migrates to the other side so adults have two eyes on one side of the head
-The largest halibut caught in Alaska was 1,000 pounds
-They shoot large halibut in the head to kill them because they can hurt people and do damage if brought into a boat alive!