Tundra Rose Guest Cottages
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What to say about the Matanuska Glacier, this 12-mile long, 4-mile wide, slow-moving river of beautiful ancient ice?
As with many Alaskan attractions, you take your life into your hands just approaching the thing. Boulders falling on the single-lane road and sheer drops within feet of your vehicle? Got 'em!
Once we got to the trailhead, we decided to walk to the glacier, but not on the same ...
... Glenn Highways. We took the Thunderfalls exit off of Glen Highwat and did a quick, short hike to the falls.
Then, we went back on Old Glen Highway as I wanted to find the Old Knik River bridge - which we did.
We kept stopping to take pics at various viewpoints. I think I took about 500 pics today on three different cameras!
Independence Mine ...
... area in 2015. They are ready to go now, but the gamekeeper, said that the politics is what is preventing their release. They have a herd of 165...longer beard for sweeping the snow in the winter and a square hump.
I will include these pictures when I get them off the camera and can get the bandwidth to download. We have found that even Terri's data card had a problem with holding the signal..let alone trying to get a good signal in any of the ...
... except for the scattered clouds. It seems like around every corner there was a more beautiful vista.
Shortly after sighting Denali, we had our first view of the Alaska Pipeline. The Ric******* Highway parallels it for almost the entire length. Much of it is above ground because the oil is hot and if it melts the permafrost it makes the support structure unstable. It is amazing how massive it ...
... etc. If we didn't have so much else to do I could pretty much spend ALL my time here! We had breakfast in our private restaurant. It is very nice and the service levels exquisite.
Our ship is so interesting. Until last week it had spent the summer cruising Hawaii. So going from the tropical and mild 50th state to the harsh, cold climate of the 49th state is a real shift. Many of the ...