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We left Talkeetna this morning and headed down the Parks Highway to the Glen Highway junction, where we headed northeast to Palmer. Palmer has an interesting history. Of course, the first known inhabitants were the Athabascan Indians. In 1890, George Palmer opened a trading post in the area to support the gold rush; in 1916, the town of Palmer was established as a railway station on the Matanuska branch of the Alaska Railroad. But the really ...
... her spandex in public any longer then she had to, she said lets just get it done. Needed more quarters, change machine was hung up lady gave me 5 dollars in quarters (1 of them was a Canadian quarter what are the chances) everyone reading this knows where I wanted to put that quarter, however held my tongue got machines going now we wait. 3 machines finished and one is not allowing us to open the door, can this get any worse. Rang bell again, ...
... that wasn't really going to be possible. As always we continued on and figure something else out. We decided we still wanted to see Prince William Sound even if it wasn't much of the area or for long. We hopped aboard the Magic Bus (which Kimber continued to refer to as the Magic School Bus) and snagged a ride to Whittier, a town created by the military during WWII. We hopped aboard a boat and cruised around a small part of the sound, stopping to watch two humpback whales ...
July 29, 2014
What better place to look for gold than where it has already been found. So, on this 45 degree morning we headed toward the Independence Mine. We passed a sign for recreational gold panning and found a spot along the Little Sustina River, nestled between the green cloaked mountains. This spot had creeks running down off of the mountains and I was sure that those streams had eroded gold nuggets. At first I ...
... time I had bid on anything on Ebay and so I had to read up on that process quickly as we discovered the camper with only a couple of hours left to bid. It turned out to be a very wise purchase.
Before we left for this trip we:
Built a door for the "bathroom"
repainted the interior of the camper
Kool-sealed the roof
replaced some floor boards where the reservoir water tank was housed under the bed
replaced the axle and raised the camper