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After unloading, we walked down to the main area of shops, galleries, and restaurants. Same basic assortment of souvenirs, but in old, little buildings and cabins. We walked down to the river, hoping to get a glimpse of Mt McKinley but it was too cloudy. Since the weather was so nice, we all sat outside on the deck of Denali Brewpub for a long time for beers, a light meal, and people watching.
Back to the motel to sort out our gear for tomorrow's train ride to ...
... br> We were met by one of the park rangers who was the image of Harry Potter (the ambo)..
CJ got to pet and talk to load of sled dogs and take loads of photos..
But being the considerate person I am I will only use one ;)
This was followed by a demonstration of the dogs doing their thing pulling a sled around on a gravel track as well of displays of the harnesses and equipment ...
It is cloudy and currently raining and forcast to stay that way for the rest of our time in Alaska so McKInley is out there in the clouds! Certainly not the view we had a year ago from this spot!
There were no wildlife sightings today….Unless you want to count the heavily bearded guys on bicycles or road construction workers J
Stats for today: Miles Driven today: 356
Total Since IA : ...
... the night sky which occur when there are explosions on the sun's surface which release electrically charged particles which when ghey reach the earth's atmosphere provide a display of colour which can be spectacular. Well we went to bed fully clothed so we could get out there in the sub zero temperature to possibly get a chance to see a glimpse of the Norther Lights. We got the call at 12.30, woke up, put our shoes, beanies, scarves and jackets on and raced ...
... an initial 120 acres of property. She taught school in the Wasilla area for 30 years and had great knowledge of the history and area.
Yes, Amy, I had to ask and she wasn’t around as Mrs. Pallin spends her time between Wasilla and Arizona. I wanted to get her autograph for your mantle. Anyway, I don’t get many vibes either way about Sarah although I get the feeling that people believe that their beloved state was ...