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... have drinks & snacks, free wifi, but most important - quiet, comfortable chairs away from the mobs descending on the airport. Generally speaking, you can gain access to an airport's lounge several ways. First, you can be so high up on their frequent flier program that the airline grants you club access for free. Second, you can purchase a day pass (usually prohibitively expensive, which is why it's not bombarded with people). Third, you can ...
We came out of hibernation (i.e. catching up on school, laundry, sleep, cleaning and repairing the camper etc.) for a short trip south of Anchorage. This photo was taken at a mountain lake next to adorable "Summit Lodge" where we had lunch.
Along the way, we stopped near "Beluga Point" on the Seward Hwy because we really could see beluga whales and seals swimming out in the ocean along the drive. That was really neat!
Made our way to Anchorage. Tim had schedule a flight out to take care of some things in SD and I need to get the rig serviced after over 5000 miles. We had a nice dinner on Saturday night and then went to an interesting bar. Checked out downtown the next day and even went into a mall which seemed strange after being so remote for ...
... but overcast.
A couple of kms down the road we come to Grand View RV Park, which does indeed have a GRAND view, and has lots of vans staying there, and explains why our place was empty, though quite a few people turned up at the restaurant.
We follow the Matanuska glacier down the gorge for a few miles, getting photos where reasonably safe, but most of the parking places are on the wrong side of the road, and you have to cross double lines to get to ...
... test the palette. In the afternoon there was a demonstration of how to do the towel art. Went along for fun. Loved the swinging monkey. Each afternoon at 4pm, our group met in the Crows Nest for Happy Hour. We were delighted to see a whole page full of Mocktails (non-alcoholic drinks. Dinner in the Rotterdam Room followed at 5.15, which was our sitting. We finished about 7pm, which then allowed time to ...