Alaska's North Country Castle Vacation Stay
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After having breakfast at Snow City- yummy, we walked down the street about half a block to a statue of Captain Cook and a viewing platform, then it was back to the hotel to check out and get on the road.
First stop: Walmart!
Walmart is Walmart no matter where you are!
Our first stop was at Potters Marsh a wetlands area that was created when the railroad/road was built. We walked most of the board ...
... crab stuffed halibut. What a delicious meal!! And then we shared raspberry sorbet to end it. We caught a cab back to the Performing Arts Center and saw a movie about the Aurora Borealis (or the northern lights) which in the name given to this phenomena in the northern latitudes. The photography was stunning and the music accompanying it very soothing so we returned to our room and collapsed for the night.
... We see more spectacular scenery until we reach the Eielson Visitor Centre at 11.29 for a long break. The centre has good views over the valley below, and walking trails, but they don't seem to lead anywhere interesting, so we hang about the visitor centre, and get back on the bus to carry on.
By 12.06 we are above the large Muldrow Glacier, which is covered in vegetation which insulates the ice below. We photograph a sink hole in the vegetation where you can ...
... we've done a little bit of cross country skiing, and some snowboarding hear and there. Recently we were able to use our flight benefits to fly up to Fairbanks and check out the hot springs. We also took a weekend trip down to Seward to check it out, and stay in a cute little cabin. We really can't wait for the summer, there is so much more to see, and it'll be great to explore.
We love you all, and miss you dearly!! Come visit!! I mean it!!
... stay at the same hotel we started in 2 weeks ago. Talk about dejavu. Still raining and cold! What's going on Alaska? You fooled us with all the perfect weather during our trip. Good thing we head to the lower 48 and sunshine tonight. Julia's toes are already dancing in anticipation!
After quick cat naps I, in a totally democratic way (cough, cough) said we were going to Benihana's for dinner. Julia had never been ...