Travel Blogs from Glennallen
... National Park & Fairbanks was constructed bypassing it Glennallen's economy was negatively affected.
Carol lives in 'downtown' Glennallen & her daughter, Sharon, was visiting when Eddie & I arrived so whilst Carol took Eddie down to collect his van from the mechanic Sharon showed me many of the native artifacts that her parents had collected over the years or been given & explained about their history, how they were made including the materials used. It was ...
... br> Nicely done film, you could spend a lifetime here and still not see it all. The Park Service does allow subsistence hunting, fishing, and trapping, but it is well controlled through permit
We thought about visiting McCarthy via shuttle but that would have been a thirteen hour mostly gravel road at 15mph so we said no.
Therefore on to Valdez tomorrow.
... bikers to be informed "they checked out this morning". I said thats not possible we were meeting them here and she replied "that couple checked out this morning" and after the use of the word couple I realised we were talking about 2 differnt groups of people.
We checked into our room and had not long to wait before Mike knocked on the door. They had left for Valdez in pouring rain and ...
... To me, the reindeer sausage tasted like kielbasa.
We left the Alaska Highway and started on Alaska Highway #1, which is called the "Tok Cutoff." Along the way we saw very pretty lakes and saw several moose. Dana spotted them first, in a pond off to the left of the road. They are huge! How did he see them first, he is supposed to be watching the road.
Down the road a bit further, we saw more trumpeter swans. ...
... and so were looking down on it - such a different perspective. Oh, if you ask Colleen about the drive, she may mention that I forgot to tell her about all the 10,000 foot vertical drop-offs at the edge of the road - and most of you know how she loves drop-offs..... Once we got to our campsite outside of the small town of Glennallen, I fixed the leak as best I could. We are seeing alot of moose "nuggets" so maybe we'll see a moose in our campground.....hope remains ...