Duke'S 8th Avenue Hotel
Travel Blogs from Anchorage
Segway tour of downtown, lunch at Salmon cafe, can't remember dinner other than I think it had reindeer sausage in it.
We don't have anything specific planned for today, but just want to pedal around Anchorage on the rental bicycles and see what we can see. We have a quick breakfast and head into town, stop at the post office to mail some postcards, then put on our rain gear because it's gray and looks like it will probably rain soon.
About 4 blocks east …
Unladen from our gear, we stroll around downtown Anchorage and look for places to eat, drink and be merry. Lunch or maybe it's dinner, can't tell now with jet lag and all that. It gets more confusing to the circadian rhythm and blues as there is over 19 hours of daylight here, growing longer day by day until the Solstice later in the month. Sundown …
Amazingly, the Bernoulli principle of lift vs. drag works again and we arrive at the Disgraced Ted Stephens International Airport. And even more amazingly our baggage swiftly joins the carousel of luggage. I ask the baggage counter person where oversize luggage is--he points and yes, it is! the PMST is waiting for us in the special area. We also …
Good news! Our important package from Aerostich arrived and we now have Mr. Happy along with us on our trip - yay! You'll be seeing a lot of Mr. Happy in the next few days, LOL.
After breakfast we rode our rental bicycles through downtown and over to the Tony Knowles Coastal Trail, and it was pretty but I was cold and actually had …
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- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Fitness/Health center
- Free parking