The Aurora Express
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... yard behind a fence. That was the second one she had spotted today as she saw one beside the highway when we were travelling in the dirt while I was driving. She said it was a mother and a calf. I didn’t see it as I was concentrating far too ******* my driving on the bumpy,rutted road. It had gone by the time I had reversed the "turtle truck" back to where they had disappeared into the bushes.
We stopped at Santa’s Shop at the North Pole on our way in. One ...
... we sit on ice ...
... we needed to haul around.
We spent the morning walking around down town Fairbanks and the visitor center, having coffee at the local roasters and returning to the local community museum that we really enjoyed when we were here last summer. We got a lot of good information and met some great people along the way. We even scored free passes to to Ice Carving Championships and ...
... as well. This is a really nice thing for these lodge owners to do. We headed back to the turn off.
By then the clouds had taken over onjce again. What the hell?
I quickly panned through my time lapse photos and there it was. Photobombed by the guys! I should have known! I'll have to figure out how to put it together anyway. It will be good experience even if the aurora display wasn't that great. I really wanted the sky ...
... dinner after 10 or even 11 o'clock. When we finally got to bed, we' were tired so we would go to sleep and then wake-up when we woke-up. I just accepted it but Art let it mess with his head. He kept saying, "It's just not natural." The flip side of this is that wherever we camped, nobody stirred until 9 or after. That and the morning coolness make it easy to get enough rest. It was strange but true.