Alaska Birch Cottages

2361 N. Cotswold Circle, Palmer, Alaska, United States | 3 star ranch
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Travel Blogs from Palmer

Of Guns and Pumpkins

A travel blog entry by rodk

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Guns and Pumpkins

The Alaska State Fair at Palmer Showgrounds is the premiere cultural event for Alaska. Running over 12 days in late August it's a non-stop smorgasboard of stage shows, thrills and exhibitions. Bill Cosby headlines (still going strong at 76) alongside a chance to jam on-stage with Foreigner (remember them?). Not surprisingly there is a cavalcade of country music but my favourites were the Cherry Poppin’ Daddies (no PC ...

Alaska State Fair

A travel blog entry by mazb10

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... brought 2 cans of food to donate. We received so much food again from the community it was fantastic. I was trying to keep the donations tidy instead of having plastic bags everywhere so packed the tins into the empty boxes as they were donated. When there'd been a rush on & there were several bags lying around a member of the public came to help put the cans into the boxes. Eddie was taking the boxes away several at a time with a handcart & emptying them into a ...

Further immersion in Native culture

A travel blog entry by mazb10

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... was about to give up when a couple called out from a high apartment balcony saying there were whales in the harbour. I asked if they knew where the Captain Cook monument was & the lady said that it was behind her. I continued walking round on the path, which seemed an awfully long way so went into a building which looked as though it could have an entry a couple of floors up onto street level. It did & I came out right beside the monument. There were ...

Can run at Alaska State Fair

A travel blog entry by mazb10

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I had to get up early to get on the road in order to return the hire car by 9.15am. Thankfully when I went down to breakfast, in addition to the polystyrene cups, there was china crockery.... but plastic cutlery. In addition to cereal (ultra sweet again) & bagels, there was scrambled egg (which was fine) & meat patties, which were incredibly salty. There were also scones that had an abundance of salt in too, so I tossed them out. It seems that here things have to be very sweet ...

Flight to Anchorage

A travel blog entry by mazb10

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... of areas specifically designed for children though there were many adults trying out the hands on children's activities & some kids were working at the museum with the animals & answering questions from the public about them.

I didn't realise the time & it was 4.58 when I left the museum, I was meant to be back at Sheila's shop by 5pm. It was ok though as she was just packing up when I arrived. We went straight home, Eddie was in & we all chatted for a ...

Location

This 3 star ranch, located on 2361 N. Cotswold Circle, Palmer, is near Musk Ox Farm, Reindeer Farm, Alaska's Trails and Tails, and Colony Junction.
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