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... us and began sharing local history with us. He was a character. Denny and I both had the crab burger at his suggestion, which was very good.
We went to Gold Dredge No. 8 to pan for gold. I managed to only find $6 worth of gold, but Denny panned $31 worth.
We also visited a portion of the Alaskan Oil Pipeline and learned ...
... by the BP Petroleum Company. Such gatherings, in March, date back to the thirties, when residents emerged from the long winter with an eye for having some fun. Current residents differ little from their winter weary predecessors, but with the advent of airline transportation – visitors from all over Alaska and the world can join the celebration.
The event in Fairbanks is one of the largest annual ice ...
... day. I think my neck grew an extra 3 inches from drooping ! We saw another Grizzy with two cubs on the way back and a Golden Eagle as well as some Big Horn sheep or Dall sheep as I have been told ... It also rained half the way home thankfully it had stopped by the time we got back and we didnt get wet walking back to the camper.
Last night in the wilderness of Denali and hopefully we will have power and wifi in Anchorage tomorrow.
... to the Gold Dredge 8 where we saw first-hand how the dredge worked the gold fields. We then received a a lesson on how to gold pan. We then got to try our hand at gold panning. Bobby and I got $31 worth of gold and Brenda and Keith got $27.
We came back to the cabin and had lunch. We also dressed in much warmer clothes - the temperatures are pretty cool here ...
... at Hubbard Glacier. The second day at sea, spending the whole day in Glacier Bay National Park, watching Marjorie glacier calving. Next to Skagway and up to the top of White Pass where the gold rush miners crossed. Then Juneau, the capital. Leaving Juneau we passed through an area where hundreds of humpback whales were feeding all around the ship. Last stop in Alaska at Ketchikan. There we hiked in the Tongass rain forest. ...