Knik River Lodge
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Business Services
- Free parking
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Today we moved out of the rental house and into the Westmark Hotel downtown Anchorage. We checked in with Holland America, our land-sea excursion company. Bill and Debbie Duggan arrived this afternoon to join the group.
We had lunch at the Glacier ...
... species do make their way back to the sea and spawn more than once but, I have to ask myself, is it worth the effort?. After fighting their way, often for hundreds of miles against the current, having to jump up weirs or even waterfalls, not stopping to eat along the way and dodging dip-netters, anglers, eagles and bears , by the time they arrive they have depleted all their resources. Even their physiology has changed: ...
... There were several rangers on staff to answer questions about the site, the plants, the animals, and how to pan for gold. They offer coffee and cider, and let you pan for gold for free with borrowed equipment. That being said, we rode the bike through the road snaking along the river and through the damp ice patches. My face was frozen by the time we got there so I was pretty certain that me standing in a frigid stream with ...
Today was a low-key day driving back up to Anchorage and seeing some sights along the way. We left Seward about mid-morning and had lunch at Tern Lake, eating our PB&J sandwiches in the car while watching arctic terns fish. Then we drove up to the Portage Glacier area and took ...
... flat bed wagons.
The other side of the tunnel brings us to Turnagain Arm of Cook Inlet, on which Anchorage is located. Not long after we cleared the tunnel we turned off onto the Seward Highway at Portage, a town made defunct by the 1964 massive 9.2 earthquake which destroyed the town and dropped the land 12 feet, changing the water table and allowing salt water to get in at high tide and kill the pine trees on the flat land near the sea.
We called in to ...