Day 8 of the Great Alaskan Adventure

So, how about you? Are you getting tired of writing this epic travelogue as well? Oh well, we all gotta be doin’ somethin’! Hello, and welcome to Day 8 of the Great Alaskan Adventure! Looking out the Starboard window from the Lido Cafe, I see another ship pacing us. Is it chasing us? Is it…

Day 6: Back to Anchorage

I think it’s Day 5. It’s all blending together…in a good way! Started the day later than usual: slept until 6:30am. It was wonderful to be able to start the day late. Okay, all things are relative, including the state of lateness in my day! Up and at ’em at 6:30, I took my leisurely…

Day 5: The Railroad to Fairbanks

Arrived at Fairbanks at 7:45, 15 minutes ahead of schedule, after a rickety ride on the Alaskan Railroad. Well, it seemed rickety, probably because we were going so much faster than yesterday. Nevertheless, it was a pleasant ride. It was only four hours, so that may have had something to do with it.Imagine, a four…

Day 2 of the Great Alaska Adventure!

The day started with a lovely breakfast at the Snow City Cafe. I had a great omelette and ma had the oatmeal. Very relaxed, mellow environment. Tasty food!Picked up the rental at ~8am and headed off to Seward, AK. On the way, passed by Girdwood and the Alyeska Tram. As it was already raining, we…

Day 1 of the Alaska Adventure

Well, then, Day 1 of the Alaska Adventure has been an unqualified success: we made it here! Staying at the Westmark hotel in downtown Anchorage, had a delightful dinner at Ginger and, now, at the bright hour of 8pm, we’re going to sleep. Okay, it’s 12am on the east coast, but no excuses!! Tomorrow promises…