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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.
... of a shock to be sharing our carriage with a rowdy, drunken group of US military on a day out. Nothing wrong with them - just really, really different to the past few days. At Anchorage we say goodbye to our group. It will be weird to be back to our usual independent travelling. No wonder people get institutionalised in prison. I have only been on a small group tour for 6 days and I have lost all ability to cross the road by myself, never mind decide what to do ...
We arrived in Kenai with scattered sunshine and our campsite is on a bluff overlooking the mouth of the Kenai River that flows into Cook Inlet. Kenai is the largest city on the Kenai peninsula. We are staying here a few days.
We arrived at low tide with high tide around 7 pm. If there are Beluga Whales to see, it will be a couple hours before ...
... so important).
We’d hired a 20 foot long (the smallest camper we could get) 2014 model Winnebago Chalet (200 Series Class C Model) with all the bells and whistles – hot shower, toilet, oven, microwave, TV, generator etc etc. Rental for five days, including hiring 2 lawn chairs (US$17) that were never used because it was too cold, and a 140watt inverter $10, plus taxes came to US$700, plus 712 miles @ 20c per mile (US$142) and gasoline an enormous ...
... on the lake.
Next we hit Portage again. This time in calm weather with
plenty of sunshine! No ice in the lake though.
Then up Turn Again Arm and we stopped at Potter Marsh just
outside Anchorage. This is a spot where quite a few birds and waterfowl come to
spend a lazy summer of raising their kids and teaching them to fly!!
We got checked in at an RV Park close to downtown and spent
the afternoon just ...