Capt'n Lou's Ptarmigan Lodge
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... beach and down the roadways around Kenia. The sand is dark in color and very hard to peddle on, in fact impossoble to pedal on. This evening we had a pot luck dinner and some people had poems or songs the performed, they were very funny. We all said our good-byes
... also have to do some commissary shopping to stock up for dry camping the next four days.
The forecast for Denali National Park area is rain, rain and more rain. Oh well, we got a great view of Mt. McKinley the other day. This trip is more for exploring the park itself.
It may be a few more days before I post again as I am not sure about internet connections.
As they say here in Alaska....Mush On!
Moose are not only elusive, they are so skittish! IF you happen to see one...and if you want to capture it...in pictures, you must be extremely quiet...and fast on the brakes and the trigger (camera trigger, of course)!
I thought the "Barely Legal" sign was just plain silliness until I researched how difficult it really is to determine if a moose is legal to shoot.
The hunters' mantra, "Any doubt, don't shoot."
... as it left its calling card while we were on the platform watching the fish. A HUGE berry-filled pile of scat was on the trail, and it was NOT on the trail on the walk to the platform.
Back at the ranch, it started pouring with gale force winds. Nevertheless, three bald eagles began dive bombing the beach for treats! Very exciting, but too quick to capture!
... br> Our campsite was on a 300 foot bluff overlooking the Cook Inlet, with 3 active volcanoes on the horizon. We hiked their Interpretive Trail and Beach Trail where we found some interesting rocks.
We moved to Talon Air in Soldotna on Monday and took care of chores on the way-dumped, filled with fresh water and LP, got groceries and did laundry.
Tuesday we got up early because we had a 6:30 am check in time for our fly-in fishing trip ...