Great Alaska Adventure Lodge
Travel Blogs from Sterling
So we just arrived in Sterling and started work today at Great Alaska Adventure Lodge and so far we are having a great time. It is beautiful here and the fish are jumping like crazy! The biggest fish we have ever seen. Great Alaska has four lodges and we are located at fish camp. We are really looking forward to seeing all of the four camps and …
... place but it certainly wasn't where I wanted to be at this time.
I headed back up the Sterling Highway (the only road north actually) & had read about a settlement in the hills before Anchor Point, Nikolaevsk. The town was settled by a group of Old Believers of the Russian Orthodox Old Rite Church around 1968. The Old Believers left the church in 1666 & travelled more than 20,000 miles over 5 centuries looking for the perfect place to protect their ...
We woke to a misty rain today. The sun of yesterday is behind clouds. But what better day to have rain if must. We lingered in at our motel then boarded the Radiance of the Seas at noon. The Radiance is a beautiful ship, a 90,000 ton class of the Royal Caribbean fleet. It is the same ship that we sailed out of Vancouver to Hawaii with Mark and Diane a few years back. Our cabin is nice and is conveniently ...
... caught. Shortly after leaving this site and back on Hwy 1, we spotted a moose cow grazing in a willow pond. Got a good pic of her. The drive to Homer took about 3 hours. A pretty drive especially due to the abundance of fireweed. Really beautiful. In Homer we drove out to the Spit which is the long finger of land into the Kachemak Bay which is a bay off of Cook Inlet which goes from the Bering Sea into Anchorage. We again ...
... way to have to have a delicious lunch. We reached Soldotna and did some shopping (new hiking boots! Yay!) and then settled down in "Klondike" RV park and finished cooking, cleaning and preparing for Shabbat. Of course Shabbat here only starts at ten-ish so we had a lot of time to prepare a great homey meal. Shabbat ...
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- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet