Duke'S 8th Avenue Hotel
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We didn't rise too early as there were jet lag issues to be dealt with, but before long we headed into town for breakfast and a look around what Anchorage had to offer.
The hotel was a little outside the town so we chose to taxi it into town since there were 3 of us.
In the taxi we noticed that some of the streets downtown were closed off to traffic. It turned out they were preparing for a street party in aid of the American Red Cross that night, so we clocked that ...
... passion for the old ways of making jewelry from animal parts such as porcupine quills.
After the Heritage Center we visited the The Anchorage Museum of Art & History. There is a lovely park adjacent with one of Bill's favorite art installations. (hee-hee) It's called "Habitat" and it's an abstract sculpture of a man sitting down. It looks like a bunch of cement blocks piled on each other. It's cost to the city of $500,000 really proves ...
... in the fridge for a light breakfast tomorrow and also chocolate covered strawberries! Car unloaded and back to the Spit for dinner and otter spotting! On our way back to the Spit we see two beautiful bald eagles, this was one of the animals that impressed me so much on our last trip. They are so majestic. Wildlife viewing day one: Dall sheep - check! Moose - check! Bald Eagles - check!
We decide to walk around the harbor, looking ...
... and not on the side of the highway. That tire was not flat the night before.......it was now obvious that we were being well looked after on this trip.
Once the girls were done with their morning maintenance, we made the tire issue a group effort. Rather than call someone (I had bought Good Sam roadside coverage for the trip) or get the tire patched locally, we decided it was best just to ...