Knik River Lodge
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... June Tangle Lakes Camping to Sheep Mountain Lodge
We have breakfast of raisin bran and banana with milk, and Murray manages a coffee once the 8am curfew on generators is lifted. We drop off our garbage, and just after 9am head out to the main road and drive towards the village of Tangled Lakes, taking photos back at the camp site and across the lake. At mile 114 the gravel ends, and we are finally back on a tarred road.
We are getting pretty casual where ...
... Alas, the seller, it transpired, had previously been convicted of selling a variety of things (apartments, small children and yes, cars) that he didn't actually own on… you guessed it…Craigslist. We are still waiting for our deposit back and I’m sure Tom will drop it around tomorrow as he promised but given his other convictions for assault and owning vicious dogs I’m not keen to go knocking for it.
... everyone’s sanity, I pointed to something on the board & said I would have that thinking that would be the end of it but no. Next I was asked what size I wanted & there were about 5 sizes!!! Anyway we finally all got our choices, actually Eddie & Connie were part way through theirs by the time Sheila & I sat down. I have to say, though, I think Tastee Freeze wins – sorry Sheila!
Connie drove out to show me where the land a house is sitting on ...
... so that made for a little bit quicker exit than expected.
We continued roaming through Anchorage for a while, before deciding to have a late lunch/early dinner. Since we were close to Humpy’s (where we had eaten a couple days before), we headed over there. We had a nice meal and just relaxed. We talked about the trip in general and how much we missed having Patty with us for the last couple of legs.
From Humpy’s ...
Population in Palmer is 5,475. It is the only community in Alaska developed from an agricultural economy. This is the result of one of the most unusual experiments in American history – the Matanuska Valley Colony. In 1935 during the Great Depression, 203 families who had lost their homes and farms ...
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- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Business Services
- Free parking