Jimmie Jack'S Alaska Lodge
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking
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8/31 Arrive Kenai. took city tour of 1/2 hour. Walked over to the Russian Orthodox Church. Than we rode around and visited the museum and wildife center. We had a pizza dinner at the pavilion.
9/1 Today is the last day of our caravan tour. I biked down ...
Moose are not only elusive, they are so skittish! IF you happen to see one...and if you want to capture it...in pictures, you must be extremely quiet...and fast on the brakes and the trigger (camera trigger, of course)!
I thought the "Barely Legal" sign was just plain silliness until I researched how difficult it really is to determine if a moose is legal to shoot.
The hunters' mantra, "Any doubt, don't shoot."
... as it left its calling card while we were on the platform watching the fish. A HUGE berry-filled pile of scat was on the trail, and it was NOT on the trail on the walk to the platform.
Back at the ranch, it started pouring with gale force winds. Nevertheless, three bald eagles began dive bombing the beach for treats! Very exciting, but too quick to capture!
... we visited this great little farm. They have been raising musk ox for their wool, which is called qiviut, which is 8x's warmer than wool and finer than cashmere. These are huge animals. Then we were off to the Independence Mine. This was one of the largest gold mines between 1938 and 1941. It was closed down at the beginning of WWII. We we eventually made it to Anchorage and we were totally surprised at how uncomfortable we were. ...
... hotels, fishing charters & many other shops & businesses &, in my opinion, doesn't have the ambiance or "je ne sais quoi" of the rustic village back down the road.
I went through a couple more tiny settlements before reaching Homer, which has long known as The "Halibut Fishing Capital of the World." It claims to have everything &, if you don't mind tripping over people then you can go clamming, kayaking, hiking, big game hunting, fishing, wandering ...