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Travel Blogs from Palmer
... which runs past the independence mine, a friend had told us
it was an epic ride and the photos we had looked at on-line before our trip had
Lived it up in Palmer at the Colony inn which was quite
luxurious including a Jacuzzi bath tub.
As we pulled into the Colony inn parking lot we noticed across a small
field a band ...
... I wasn't having too much fun on the very very wet road. I wish I had put my layers on this morning, Despite looking I couldn't find anywhere to pull up under cover and put some additional layers on. Just about when I had given up, a only in Alaska moment occurred.... As I drove past it I had to take a double look....a huge abandoned Iglo....what else would be on the side of the road... The entrance of the ...
... larder with a moose or caribou.
Not surprisingly, firearms (at least in my mind) were a feature of the fair. No less than five different charities were selling raffle tickets in which at least one of the prizes was a firearm. One of my favourites included a motor cycle club where second prize was an AK-47 and my ticket money went to a rehab program for orphaned baby moose who were hand reared, released and yep you guessed it. I’m a ...
... to the Food Pantry collection area & Connie was there, she'd volunteered at the Rat Race for 4 hours, I had seen the stand but there were so many people around it that I didn't go to have a look.
Sheila was coming after work & intended manning one of the stands but on her way home from work there was an accident on the highway, which held her up & her car was over heating again so she had to drive with the heater on to try to cool the engine down ...
I was downstairs when Sheila got home & she came down to chat asking about Fairbanks, Barrow & my drive to Kenai. I said they were all great, that is apart from Homer! & thanked her for putting me in touch with her brother & family as they are such lovely people.
We stayed up late talking intermittently & watching TV, Eddie was the first to fade!! When I went down I worked on my blog (I am sooo far behind) for some time before turning the light out.