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... of the road. Also, of note, there are all kinds of properties for sale. Take your pick: homestead lots, waterfront homes with airplane hangar, RV park, lodge.... pretty much anything you might want. Later, we did see two moose, a cow and a calf, so maybe purchasing the good luck mini moose and bear did bring us good luck. The only other wildlife today was a porcupine.
At Eureka Summit we could see a glacier in ...
... of excitement. I plucked the shimmering gold flecks off the lip of the pan. Oh so gingerly I placed them in a small plastic Tupperware. I scooped more and swirled more until my legs ached and my feet were frozen.
I decided to trot a pan across the road to where the truck was parked and do my swirl, dump routine there. A truck with Alaska plates pulled up and an official looking young man got out. He approached me ...
... connects to the truck battery via the connector at the truck bumper so that while we are driving down the road, the camper battery is being charged. We always have power that way. That being said, we really don't need power for much. The main thing we use regularly is a small fan that we run all night long for white noise every night, and of course sometimes for cooling, too. We have lights we use occasionally, but we are usually in bed early (and on this trip it never gets dark!) so ...
... stuffed animals.
We had some snacks in the car, so we never stopped anywhere for lunch, not that we saw anywhere to stop!
Back in Anchorage, we were hungry for dinner!
We decided on Humpy's which had been featured on an episode of Man Vs Food.
We walked as it was only about 2 blocks away. We did not take the scenic route as we walked past the bus station. We got to Humpy's just fine, Sarah wanted to sit outside, ...
... The racing pigs are a crowd favourite along with the Eskimo blanket toss, demolition derby mud racing, the Treasures of King Tut’s Tomb, the lumberjack show, and the moose calling, goat milking and Duct Tape competitions. Alaskans love duct tape and Wasilla, famous as the home of the indomitable Sarah Palin, is also the duct tape capital of the world. In 2002, Wasilla Walmart sold 325 miles of duct tape or 314ft per person. Alaskans believe if you ...