Talkeetna Denali View Lodge & Cabins
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- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking
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... race and then look after the dogs and themselves at each stop. The whole race takes the winners 9 days and the biggest trial is sleep depravation (most mushers get about 1.5 hours each day). It sounds totally brutal. Buoyed up by a great morning, we get the shuttle to the train depot (the US lingo is sinking in!) to catch the bus to Denali Backcountry Lodge. This lodge is at the end of the road into Denali National Park, 92 miles away. There ...
... for decades. The group is going south, Carolyn wants to figure out a way to go with them, perhaps there are too many ghosts here with my family living here 10 years. I reluctantly agree to go south with them to give Carolyn her wish. I’m ******, and go out to the Fairview to find friends that I told I would be here for the next two days. Drinks go down easy. Lots of free drinks too. Walt and Lee show up and the party starts, Walt rings the ...
... We had a salad and pizza lunch in Wasilla and were in the little village of Talkeetna by 4:00. We plan to be here two nights so we stayed near the town at Talkeetna Camper Park. It is full of Great Alaskan Holiday motor homes as this is an area the newbies spend their first night after driving up from Anchorage. Talkeetna began at the turn of the century as a supply station for miners and trappers. The pioneer town has maintained its ...
... After about 5 years he moved to Nome and has been there for nearly 30 years. He is on the chamber of commerce and directs local plays and musicals. After we got back to Anchorage we did a you tube search and saw him doing the Sinatra song New York New York and he was very good.
His tour took us to some of the gold mining sites and the various methods of mining used to extract the gold and then around the towns historical sites. The afternoon session was a drive ...
... where we decided to try the fish from the area, apparently the cleanest, most pristine waters in the world. The pub helps with those that can't decide so they have a mixed grill of fish. This is where we tried the fresh Halibut (sweet, white firm meat) and Chum Salmon.
Thereafter, we had a relaxed afternoon at the lodge, sitting by the fire, catching up on emails, blogging and writing postcards.
We booked ourselves at the Al Carte Restaurant that ...