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... The haul road was built to support the pipe line and Prudhoe Bay so we saw a lot more of the pipe line as we proceeded north. The aluminum fins that you see on the tops of the pipes supporting the the pipe above ground are to cool the ammonia that the pipes are filled with- this is how heat is removed from the ground. So each supporting pipe is a little refrigerator that helps keep the permafrost frozen.
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... be good until Christmas. I went to the base fishing licencing class so I could get a base fishing permit. Friday Barb did laundry while I got to fish. Things were slow the first 3 hours. Then I saw some top water action in the end of the lake. For the next two and halve hours all I did was catch fish. I ...
... processing pictures, and today decided to go to the play.
I'm not sure I mentioned that the day I got on the plane for Alaska, I started getting sick. I've been medicating using DayQuil tablets, an inhaler, Vitamin C drink and/or tablets, and various throat lozenges or cough drops. I'm holding my own but now have this pressure in my chest and that dry nagging cough. After medicating and having lunch, we sat in the play. Within ...
... and all seemed new. I was watching a short documentary about the Aleuts during WW2. They were removed from their villages and taken to camps in other parts of Alaska. When they were given permission to go back after the war they found all their houses and churches had been wrecked and ransacked by the US army. During the time when they were removed, some of the boys and men were taken back for the seal hunting season and the US Gov’t made a ...
... looked great and it was a great place to pick up inexpensive souvenirs but otherwise I would probably skip the North Pole. The "town" of North Pole is actually south of Fairbanks and has candy cane striped street light poles.
After some shopping we went to a funky little diner that served a Korean Beef bulgolgi sandwich which was pretty good. It turns out Guy Fieri from Diners and Dives visited there around Christmas in 2009. When we left ...