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... of 151, a few historic buildings and a fascinating free museum where I spent a most enjoyable hour while, as if you haven't already guessed, Nigel fished. This time though, he caught his 'bag limit' of three salmon in less than 20 minutes. Sadly, they were pinks, which are not the most flavoursome, but we took advice and bought some mesquite chips for the barbecue and smoked them - very tasty!
As we drove ...
... the alarm for 8am. Being Saturday night, the local hoons were out in force in their loud motor cars and bikes, but it settled down enough for us to get to sleep eventually, Murray a lot easier than Dianne, as usual.
Sunday 8th June Anchorage to Denali National Park.
We are up before the alarm, showered and out to the kitchen for the Sunday blueberry pancake breakfast cooked by Dave the manager. The pancakes were a great improvement on our Honolulu ...
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After the glacier we stopped in Palmer to go to a farmers market and craft fair that they have every Friday beginning today, but there was nothing in the way of produce there yet to enjoy. In another couple of weeks they'll have amazing amounts as things grow like crazy here due to the 20 hour days. There were some fun Alaskan items to look at, and lots of samples of food. Poor Joe almost lost it ...
On Friday, a VERY rainy and windy day, we drive down to Portage, located on the Portage River. Spent a considerable time at the excellent Visitors Center. We could view through the rain and mists various glaciers plus took in much information about the area, historically, topographically and visually. Outside we had a driving, wind driven rain. Wore ALL our rain gear. After Center we ate a late lunch at the Portage Cafe located ...
... Tony Knowles Coastal Trail. The guy in the shop asked me why I needed to take such a big backpack with me, saying I could leave it in their shop but those who know me well will anticipate my response - "I need the bag & take it everywhere" So he fixed a panier on the bike & off I went, going via the backpackers to change into shorts & good cycling shoes (jandels!! black & green at that as I had black shorts & green t shirt - again those who encounter me ...