Denali Park Village
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Wonderful spot right on the river, nice accommodation, they even mailed back our binoculars that I accidentally left in the room!
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I would like to pre-empt this entry by stating that I am furiously working on my PhD and spending the majority of my time frantically writing papers and grants. Thus, there will be limited future entries until I have more free time, probably sometime in late 2016. And as far as recent events are concerned, we'll be all caught up eventually! < …
... red dirt hills. This one is further away, almost like a yellow brown dot moving off the side of the hill. We stop to turn around at Stony Hill, 62 miles into the park. The north peak of Denali, the lower peak is sticking out above the clouds. It's a small triangular rocky shape covered in snow that blends with the clouds. The wind is icy cold as it blows over the hill. A male caribou forages nearby, his fur is multing, and looks like a shoddy haircut. It's 9pm as we head ...
... headed to Denali Educational Center. We learned a lot about the area and the animals that live here. Our guide took us on a hike down to the river. We saw some great views and took many pictures. We even saw people rafting down the river. We headed back to our cabins and ended our day with a bed check. We are lucky, we don't have to wake up early tomorrow. We need to meet for breakfast at 8;00 am. Good night ...
... 3% of the park's bears!
Cotton grass - white flowers
White throated agrees
Fungi galore -- Kei hope you'd like to identify pics of them with me!
Monkshood - purple flowers
White Spruce Trees
Black Apruce Trees
Long tail Yeager ...
... was the stops for the restrooms with 50 bolts in every door and 2x4 wooden bolts to close the unisex long drops to make them bear proof. The settlers and road workers cabins put protruding nails in their doors to discourage the bears!
Wildflowers had appeared from nowhere in the last week, having a very short growing season. Today was the summer solstice with approx 20hr of daylight/twilight, a big deal around here, where seasons are so much , with more extreme.