Knik River Lodge
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Business Services
- Free parking
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... for dinner. Very fun night with lots of laughing. We are sad to be missing Jessie and Jeff's wedding in 2 weeks, but hope they come to visit us in NH once they are living down in the lower 48. Can't wait for Phil and Melinda's baby to be born and look forward to watching Blake and Brooklyn grow through pictures.
As always, it's hard to leave this beautiful state - and Seattle is looking HOT.
... were asleep in no time.
Our first day in Anchorage was pretty laid back. Kim had commitments and Kev had work. We walked out the kinks with a hike to nearby park. We also shopped KMart for boots that we need for the Un Cruise part of our trip which will begin on Saturday.
Dinner was at the BrewHouse, one of the city's favorite restaurants.
Early bedtime at 9:30 as we try to get our bodies adjusted to the Alaskan time ...
... demonstrated spinning the alpaca wool into yarn, which she uses to make various items they sell there, like hats and scarves.
* Or perhaps more accurately, suffering from limited exposure of the suprachiasmatic nucleus, which, as I learned from reading about human circadian rhythms in the wikipedia link above, has more control over them than melatonin.
... his way. If someone from that group reads this and got a picture, I'd appreciate a copy of it.
At the train station we were given box lunches, then we boarded the train to Anchorage. We were in an observation car. The scenery was beautiful, but as in the trip from Fairbanks to Denali, the scenery to Anchorage was fairly monotonous.
As the train ambled slowly through the countryside (it seemed the average speed was 35 ...
... weathered and rounded rocks carried down from the igneous towers. I didn't know which way to look because the views were stunning on both sides of the 'highway'. The broad valleys were cut with floodplains and outwashes of the braided streams, fringed with wildflowers and conifers gently arching over the water. I swear it was like being in a Thomas Kincaide painting!
These mounds were backed by towering, jagged snow capped mountains. ...