Monthly Archives: July 2011

July 21 – Carl E. Wynn Nature Center

This morning, Debbie and I took a drive along the highlands overlooking Homer and Kachemak Bay.  Although foggy, with a few short stretches actually in the clouds, there were few decent places to take any worthwhile pictures. We did, however, … Continue reading

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July 20 – Homer, Alaska

Just before noon we headed for Homer Spit, a narrow sliver of land south of the town of Homer. Before getting there, however, we were treated to a family of This area has become a mix of charter fishing operations. … Continue reading

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July 19 – Seward to Homer

Debbie and I keep thinking that tomorrow can’t match what we’ve already seen.  However, the drive from Seward to Homer (the home of Tom Bodett who leaves the light on for you at Motel-6) was incredibly beautiful.  As we headed … Continue reading

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July 18 – A Free Day in Seward

Seward is the epitome of what we thought Alaska would look like; mountains, glaciers, wildlife, a campsite on the water … and the list goes on.  In short, it is clearly the most beautiful place we’ve been thus far. This … Continue reading

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July 17 – Seward Historical Museum and Exit Glacier

I spent t better part of this morning sorting through, editing and labeling close to 800 photos taken over the past two days and incorporating them into our blog postings while Debbie spent some time with one of the other … Continue reading

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July 16 – Kenai Fjords National Wildlife National Park and Glacier Cruise

Today marks the beginning of our third month on the road and the half-way point of our Alaskan RV caravan. If we thought yesterday was a treat, it didn’t hold a candle to our cruise into the Kenai Fjords National … Continue reading

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July 15 – The Kenai Peninsula and Seward

Over the past few weeks, we’ve seen some interesting and beautiful scenery.  However, today, we entered the Alaska we’d read and seen so many pictures about as we left Anchorage (prettier than even Denali), driving down the eastern shore of … Continue reading

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July 14 – Alaska Native Heritage Center and Dusty’s Sourdough

I’m looking out the window and the sun is just setting below the tree line … a few minutes after 11:00 PM here in Anchorage. This morning we [Debbie] did laundry while I got caught up posting our blog diary … Continue reading

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July 13 – Flattop Mountain

This morning a group of us Hiked up Flattop Mountain (3,501’), just outside Anchorage.  The lower part of the trail was quite easy and passed through some unusual trees although there was a very steep rock scramble to reach the … Continue reading

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July 12 – Anchorage Tour and Alaska Museum of History

As Debbie didn’t sleep too well last night and as we both agreed she needed to rest her leg and let the healing begin in earnest before doing too much walking, she remained at our motor home while I joined … Continue reading

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