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Back to BWI

Atlanta to BWI: Got into Atlanta late. They had to hold our connecting flight to BWI for us. The plane was almost empty so it did not really matter. Our group made up 1/2 of all the people on board. After we got airborne I went back and stretched out across 3 seats – nice...Read More

Goodbye Alaska, I Will Miss You

Today is out last day in Alaska. We wanted to make the most of it. Got up early and had breakfast downtown at the Deli/Cafe. Had some great Sourdough Blueberry Pancakes. Shopped at some of the gift shops. Granddad got a flag and other little items. Pratt Museum: We walked over to the museum. Their...Read More

Back to Anchorage

Got up and got all the bags packed. Aunt Carola brought over breakfast. Had the bags out and we were on the road by like 8:30am. Weather is poor – it is raining. Anchor Point: This was our first stop after leaving Homer. Anchor point is the most westerly point (that is accessible by a...Read More

Halibut Fishing

4:50am was my wakeup time. Went to downtown the Homer Spit to have breakfast. The food was cold and the waiter had a real attitude. Remind me never to go there again. Got our lunch and license from Captain Mikes. Only 7 from the group are going – Robyn, Rick, Mike, Greg, Me, Granddad, Dad....Read More

Downtown Homer to the Islands of Homer

Up at 8:30am. Breakfast was eaten at the motel’s restaurant. Very Good food. Walked down the spit to Captain Mikes store where we got our pre-made lunches for the day. We boarded the Rainbow Tours boat which took us out to the Center for Inner Coastal Studies (a non-profit organization). Center for Inner Coastal Studies:...Read More

Travel Via Land & Air & Sea

Woke Up really early – about 4:30am. Our bags were to be out by 5:00am. Just had muffins for a snack. Went out an took some video of Valdez while waiting to go. Kevin and Greg slept in! They were not ready until about 20 minutes after everyone else was in the vans. Weather is...Read More

Alyeska & White Water Rafting

Up at 9:00 – had a good sleep. Had breakfast – cereal and muffins (a change!). Weather: Foggy, Rainy, About 60 degrees Alyeska Tour: Got information from the people at Alyeska – VIP Package and Video. Karen was very nice. Got on the bus – after going through security. They checked all bags and we...Read More

Too Many Stops. Too Much Time.

Up and packed – Fairbanks is history. Bags were at by 7:00 and we were fed and on the road at 7:45. (On our way to Valdez, a 304 mile trip.) Santa Claus house: (of course, it was at the North Pole! Seriously.) Wrote a ton of postcards and sent them – each got stamped...Read More


Up a little later than normal – about 9:00am – breakfast was usual – had it at Aunt Carola/Robyn’s room. Dad and Granddad are still at Barrow. Toured the U.A.F. Museum: (U.A.F. = University of Alaska in Fairbanks). Museum was really good. Heard a multimedia presentation on the people and ways of life of Alaska’s...Read More

Arctic Circle

Got up a little bit later today. Dad and Granddad are heading to Barrow this morning. They will spend the night. Me and the others are getting ready to goto the Arctic Circle. It is a 376 mile trip over dirt/gravel roads. Dad & Granddad & 5+ others went to the airport. The rest of...Read More