August 1, 2010

 

 

Anchorage

We spent a few days in Anchorage before heading north toward Fairbanks. Here's the Ship Creek area just north of downtown.

Ship Creek

Fishing in Anchorage's Ship Creek

Kind of an industrial ambiance.

 

Ship Creek Catch

Fishing Was Better Than You Might Expect

 

Ulu Factory

The Popular Ulu Factory is Nearby

 

Assembling Ulus

Assembling Ulus

 

Ulu Rack

The Finished Product

 

Wasilla

Then we overnighted in the Wasilla area.

Lake Lucille

The View Across Lake Lucille

 

Red-necked Grebes

A Pair of Red-Necked Grebes

 

Terri Kayaking

Terri In Front Of Sarah Palin's House

Note famous fence extensions at left of house to block book writer's view of yard.

 

Common Loon

Common Loon

 

Hatcher Pass Road

We never miss the chance to drive the Hatcher Pass Road when we're in the area.

Hatcher Pass

Road on West Side of Hatcher Pass

 

 

Ground Squirrel

Ground Squirrel Investigates Jeep

Hope he's not chewing on anything.

 

Hatcher Pass Boondockers

Boondocking Along Willow Creek

 

Bohemian Waxwings

Bohemian Waxwings

 

 

Talkeetna

The climbing expeditions were wound down by the time we visited Talkeetna, but there were lots of tourists.

Talkeetna City Strip

Talkeetna City Strip

The perfect airstrip, only Cubs! The flightseeing aircraft use a much larger strip nearby.

 

Talkeetna

Locals Taking It Easy

 

Brewery

Ready for Visitors

 

More Tourists

Great Shopping!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


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