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It was great to have a nice long rest in Fairbanks! While some of the diehards made their way up to Deadhorse, we visited some of the local sights such as the Chena Hot Springs and took a river steamer trip along the Chena river.
The hot springs were really hot, too hot for Jellard ;-), but there was an ice house there too, full of icy creations! Very impressive and icy cold!
After an extremely cold night, we made an early start, but not before a very welcome, hot cup of coffee from Henk Könning! Our route took us along the Top of the World Highway and our first stop was at US customs! Here we crossed into the State of Alaska! Our next stop was at a place called Chicken, where we had a large, fantastic American …
... s had candy cane poles holding the golden arches!
We had a late lunch at a Diner's, Drive-In & Dives featured restaurant, the Pagado Restaurant. This little town has 3 or 4 DDD’s!
After lunch we made a quick stop to Santa’s House to buy a Christmas ornament from the North Pole. We met Santa in his summertime attire and found a geocache on the property.
Our campground, River’s Edge ...
... not all of the rivers in Alaska have the glacier silt.
For dinner, we went to the Salmon Bake restaurant across the street and built in to the mountainside. The food was really good. Nick had an elk burger! It was very tasty. Moose and elk are very popular meats here. Domestic animals like cows and chicken cannot survive here so the locals eat a lot of elk and moose. The best part of the restaurant was there wasn't a level floor in the ...