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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.
... 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!
... that day will be, but my domestic prowess in the field of sewing has never been developed and has only ever extending to mending buttons and sewing holes. If I had one of those quilting machines though, I may consider it more seriously.
How grateful we are to the Anderson Family, for their hospitality and making us feel like they are family we have always known. We hope they will join us for the up coming family reunion.
... inevitable Kodak moment strikes ever so often. I’ve never seen scenery change so quickly as it does here in this part of Alaska; try as we might, we just don’t do it justice attempting to capture the beauty on film. I know, I know, here I go carbon dating myself but I just find it hard to say "capture the beauty on a SanDisk Ultra Compact Flash two gigabite silicon chip memory card"; it just doesn’t convey the same ...
... Below the lake, which is down river from us, there are more sockeyes in the Kenai River so we headed for Soldotna to see if we could fine some. Soldotna is about 45 miles from here and is the most sizable town in the area. They have a nice Fred Meyers store where you can get groceries, sporting goods, and most of your other needs. They also have a good sized sporting goods/hardware store, a full complement of fast food joints, and several good local eating ...