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... streams of their beginning. Native Alaskans were chest deep in the brackish water with huge circular nets jockeying for the sweet spot to nab dinner. I had seen it done on reality TV but was still a bit skeeved out when a fisher woman smashed the head of her fish to kill it and then threw it up on the sand. I'll take a pass on fishing as a competitive sport.
We we stopped to walk through a rock and ...
... we usually have. On the trail maps we found two trails that were close to our house. We hiked the first trail and found bear claw markings and paw tracks all throughout it. The second trail was gorgeous with valleys and mountains and all kinds of wildlife. I hope some other days we are able to hike these ...
Saturday 31st May Vancouver and Cruise Day 1
Our hosts are a bit concerned, and come down to wake us at 10.30, but Murray is already up and packing and Dianne is starting to stir. We finish packing and have a good breakfast, being entertained by their 2-year old granddaughter, who they are minding for the day. Around their house we see the very familiar collection of toys and books spread about, which weren’t there yesterday.
Steve gives us a lift ...
Got packed and house ship shape. Left around 10:30. An absolutely gorgeous SUNNY day. The scenery on the drive into Anchorage was amazing. We really hadn't seen it sans clouds and rain before. A spectacular view of Mt McKinley (Denali). Rode about a bit and then to the Anchorage ...
Excited to see some glaciers today and going to small port village of Whittier with only 182 permanent residents and the rest transient and related to the cruises & tourists coming in & out of the place. Got delightfully lost and took AK Hwy 1 to Seward into Kenai Peninsula with smaller, greener mountains & quite a bit warmer. Finally, figured we had missed a turn when all mountain tops were visible without snow or glaciers!
So back on the ...
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