Alaska Birch Cottages
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- Microwave in room
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On the way from Anchorage to Palmer rests Hatcher Pass in the Willow Creek mining district. Over 14,000,000 grams of gold have been produced from the areas, and at least one mining company is currently exploring for gold there today.
You will also see a working reindeer farm, as reindeer is a food source for Alaskans. (I'm sorry; I just cannot do that.)
The road west towards Anchorage is spectacular. ...
... the slag. A rusty mine train, several carts long greets us at the top. Its hinges creak as Julian pus the handle. David helps Julian in one and Kaeleb eagerly climbs aboard. The cart rocks back and forth, much to Julian's chagrin and Kaeleb's excitement. We look inside the water tunnel portal, it's 20 degrees cooler and damp inside the hewn rock. The water was used to transport the ore and materials in and out of the mine. The mill is in ruins, a pile of rotting logs, wooden boards ...
... all I needed was a red nose and I looked like a damn clown, Kimmie had on spandex pants (which she never wears in public and her last shirt not sure about her delicates), so we needed clean clothes desperately and we can not get this women to take a look at the machine. Kimmie is now getting a little angry (I on the other hand am in shock and awe at how rude this lady is). Kimmie now tells her to come over and give us some help. She comes over ...
My dad woke the boys and I up at 7 in the morning because we would be going ATVing. We had to drive all the way to Palmer where we would meet up with our tour guide. The ride to the trail was smooth but we were not aloud to go faster than 20 mph. There were frequent stops that revealed us to the beauty of the Knik river. The trail that we went on was an ATV only trail that was windy ...