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This place is brilliant - lovely cabins, hand built by the owner and his wife (the amazingly friendly Peg) and located in just about the coolest (and quirkiest) town on Earth. I can totally recommend Talkeetna Cabins if you're ever in the area.
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We are well and truly off the grid here in Denali. We spend our time going on local hikes and trails, enjoying the out of doors and just hanging out. I am really tired and it is good not to have every minute of the day accounted for. In the afternoon the sun comes out and we get our first evening sat outside with a bottle of wine. ...
... passengers take pictures. The boat lurched and strained as he, amazingly, held it in place. I will say that I was impressed by the boat's ability to stay steady and by the captain's ability to get the boat to perform. He told us that the boat did not have any depth finders or navigational aids. With 11 years of experience, he simply knew the river. So many of the people working in Alaska have seasonal jobs. This young man was a boat captain ...
... on that river for the 10 years I was here, so deicide to save the $70 ticket. I sit in the Latitude 62 having a beer and watching the World Cup soccer match between paragraphs and talking to the locals walking in that I recognize.
When the group gets back we look over the schedule and the weather forecast and there is a plan hatched to leave Talkeetna for Seward to visit Kenai Fjords National park by Tour boat. Everyone but me is getting ...
... were picked up by a real character of a tour guide who had done it all. He was a real show man. He had worked on Broadway as a singer and dancer. His life story goes something like this.
Just starting to make it on Broadway but drank too much and his career was going down the drain so went to Barrow to restart his life. Barrow is as far north in Alaska as you can with out swimming. He started a new career as a salesman in an electrical appliance store where he sold freezers ...
... days. More than 1000 people try to climb Denali each year between April & mid July.
There is a selection of accommodation to suit all tastes from camping grounds to hotels of varying standards, plenty of cafes & restaurants, gift shops, general store, galleries, museums & a number of businesses offering outdoor adventure activities such as hiking, jet boating, flightseeing, rafting, fishing. In December Winterfest features a month of competitions & ...