Murphy's Alaskan Inn
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... that the Ramada Anchorage Downtown
was not all that far away. We decided to walk there.
The hotel looks a little run down. We are in Room 307 on the
3rd floor. We put our stuff in the room and then walked to the
nearby markets to see what we could get for lunch. We had hot dog and burger
and fries. We looked around the market and I bought a leather purse with an owl
on it and some aurora earrings. Stephen bought a couple of cards.
... but inhaling smoke on my way up doesn't sound like a good idea.
I was was able to get a bike today!! I have a mile to work and about a mile to the grocery store so a bike will help. Especially when I have to pass small strips of forest...because black bears like to hang out there. My friend went running on the same path as me the other day about a half hour after me and ran into a moose. It's not like we were in ...
... on Resurrection Bay on a cool (about 50 degF) grey (cloudy) day. The sun would peek through a couple times on the trip but never be so intense as to punch through the clouds.
The trip was without incident or rain; both are good things to avoid in ocean. Tonya also acted as tour guide pointing out historical points of interest (and other facts) such as a old WW2 dock ...
... thanks Kellei. Next stop Exit Glacier. Luckily we opted to switch from flip-flops to hiking boots before making the 2.5 to 3 mile trek up the mountain to the tree top clearing. The views along the way were incredible and breathe-taking at the clearing. The Glacier with it's brilliant blue crevasses and the fabulous flora and fauna made for a picturesque hike. Thank goodness for the cool climate (64 high) and breeze to keep us ...
... it was almost six and we decided to get some things ready for our departure tomorrow and then go to dinner later. LJ and Larry were going to have an early (4:30 AM) departure for their fishing trip and we needed to have all of our luggage packed and downstairs in the morning so Mike & Marsha could prepare for new guests arriving Friday afternoon.
Larry decided to stay at the B&B and skip dinner so the three of us ...