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... a sharp bend south at Portage and head into the Peninsula and Chugach National Forest. There are a lot of camping, hiking and fishing areas. There is a lot of traffic heading toward Anchorage, I suspect a lot of Alaskans are heading back home as school starts this week here they have been gone on the last family outing of the summer.
We continue south until we bend west through Cooper Landing. Joseph Cooper found gold here back in ...
... one of the puddles and as the car pulls into the puddle I realize that it must be 18” or so deep… Who would have known… anyway we get to the campground and we find one spot that might work… but the limbs have grown over the path that I’m afraid of the roof… so we turn on one of the inverters and the pole saw… And spend 20 or 30 minutes cutting down limbs to prevent damage to the roof… I’ve stepped off the site and ...
... need to arrive at 6:30am get our fishing license in order, then head to the boat. Our captain is John and the deck hand is Bob, both of these guys were great all day, Cody was happy to have some one to talk to other then a bunch of women. Waves were in the 6 to 8 ft high range, it was raining and we were in a 31 foot boat, took our sea sickness pills, during breakfast. Everyone was doing well the first hour then ...
... and coffee house called "Read Already Read" was my favorite and yes, I made a few purchases there. It's the best kind of book store, loosely organized so that you can still take lots of time to browse, discover and rummage and feel like you are finding treasure. Bookshelves are rudimentary, bare wood to the ceiling and arranged in a maze style so that you are always rounding a bend to find another nook. I spent a long time there. :-)
This morning we go to the Anchorage museum. It isn't really our thing but it is a good chance to find out a little about Alaska's past. What is most surprising is the short history. Alaska was bought from Russia in 1846 for 7.2 million dollars. At the time none of the minerals, oil and gold which make it wealthy have been discovered. No real development took place until 1905 - 10 when the gold rush occurred and then the US didn't admit it as a state with the typical ...
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