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... tunnel, so down we went. Once in the tunnel, we were offered a ride on an airport cart. We hopped on and we sped thru the tunnel. The guy drove rather fast, but it sure was fun!
We found our gate and then went to Cafe Ruby. We each had a bacon, egg and cheese on an English muffin. The sandwich tasted freshly made and was good. I have certainly eaten worse. It was a bit pricey at almost $9, captive audience.
We boarded our flight to Anchorage on time.
We had ...
... people in hundreds of tents, RVs and motorhomes of every definition congregate. Yes, they are determined to extract every last cent from your pocket, and prices are steep, but getting up at 7am and sitting on your camp seat on the edge of the bay watching the pink sunrise on the snow peaked mountains is just ridiculously amazing.
And that's just what we did. Got up early and wandered around the shore of the bay in the crisp morning air, before heading to ...
... not knowing where it was had been worrying me.
Up in our room we checked its contents, and did some photo downloading. Then we went to the 8pm showing of Aurora. This was a documentary to start with and then time lapse photography of Aurora over 20 years. Wow. There were some awesome images.
Back to the hotel. Planned our next day for the Alaska Zoo – there is a free shuttle from the visitor centre. Then it was time for ...
... valley with tundra-like plants such as high-bush blueberries that are beginning to turn color and short spruce trees. Blueberry season has begun, popular with both Alaskans and bears. The onboard guide said that it snowed here the other day; winter is really coming on quickly.
Now we’re passing over the 912-ft Hurricane bridge (we are ~166 miles from Anchorage). It was constructed in 1921 (and, we were assured, is checked carefully after every earthquake). It ...
... Okay, time to leave. We wander around some more and finally stopped at Glacier Brewing Company for lunch. Imperial Blonde Ale (known as Ice Axe in Talkeetna) and salads. Delicious.
Back to the room to check in and take a nap. That night we have takeout pizza for dinner in the room. I think we are almost ready to go home.
the next morning we stopped at a local bakery down the street for a quick breakfast sandwich. Then down to the ...
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