Forest View Lodge
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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.
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 ...
... for our river excursion. Mike and Brett meet us in the parking lot of the local furniture store, Mike is a cousin of a good friend of Susie’s, who promised his cousin to take us fishing. Mike and Brett work in the oil field business, Mike on a drilling rig off of Kenai in Cook Inlet and Brett in Uzbekistan. They both spend patches of time at work and patches of time off duty. Mike was raised in the Soldotna ...
... wake them up for the tourists just near the end of the trip!! At the end of the trip, the crew helped us out and took us back to the starting point for departure.
We motored to Soldotna, about an hour away. We met up with out contact here and got our digs squared away along with the fishing contacts. We have a fly-in on Monday and two morning 6-hour trips on the Lower Kenai River on Tuesday ...
... good here but the beach was rather gooey when you walked on it. The dogs got the silty goo on their paws and legs. We had to find a dog bath place so we could scrub it off. They weren't too happy about that. Also, the 21st is Summer Solstice and we'll have 19 hours of light. It's 1 am, 6/22 and it's finally dark. There was a music event and celebration here at the RV park and it just stopped. ...
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