Homer Floatplane Lodge
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... glacier viewing, but their season too is finished and the weather too unpredictable. It was blowing a gale this afternoon and the ferry crossing would have been very uncomfortable. Homer is the base for the TV cable shows "The Last Frontier" and "Deadliest Catch". Mike very excited to find "Time Bandit" a fishing boat from Deadliest Catch in port and accessible for photo ...
... like cheating but these animals are really big and dangerous. We got some great views of the animals.
Back on the road we didn’t stop until hunger overtook us. We stopped at a diner in Cooper’s Landing and it was pretty ordinary. We should have held on a bit longer as there were much more interesting diners along a bit. Most things are closing down now so we have to grab food when we see them opened.
We checked in at 8pm sharp to go and pick up our boat. We went through the orientation and passed with flying colors. We did get the keys to the boat, they defiantly didn't want to meet us in the early morning. We told them we were planing on heading out around 3:30 am. The owner of the boat told us to have fun. So we ran back to the RV and put together our supplies and headed down to ...
... overnight ship it to me! So, hopefully, Chris and I will have a nice Alaskan Halibut dinner this coming Sunday!
After the canceled trip, I returned to our RV and made a nice breakfast. Then we just hung out waiting for the weather to clear up.
Late in the afternoon, we walked the Homer Spit and hit all the gift shops!
Saw a couple of Bald Eagles today and will include some of them in today’s ...
... and local cars are readily distinguished by their adornments of enormous (2m diameter) dip nets designed to scoop up salmon as they migrate upriver in large schools. Last year some 34 000 permit holders took over 527 000 sockeye salmon from the Kenai River alone and the 'salmon rodeo’ is truly a sight. Stocking up for winter is a time honoured Alaskan traditional and even urban Anchorage-dwellers take pride in stocking their fridge with fish, berries and ...