Monthly Archives: June 2012

Alaska trip final thoughts

Alaska journal final thoughts For the sake of full disclosure, we were planning on hiking across the mountain pass where the gold rush prospectors crossed into the Klondike. We were also going to go salmon fishing in Ketchikan, but when … Continue reading

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Alaska trip June 10-15

(Excerpt from my Alaska journal) June 10th through June 15th (I am going to combine the days on the cruise ship and point out the highlights) We cruised into Glacier Bay National Park and got a close up look at … Continue reading

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Alaska vacation June 9th

(Excerpt from my Alaska journal) June 9th We spent five-hours on a train ride to get us down to Whittier to board the ship. We saw a lot more wildlife and some of the most beautiful scenery we have seen … Continue reading

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Alaska Vacation June 8th

(Excerpt from my Alaska Journal) June 8th It rained all day today. We went hiking on the paved roads as the park service had the trails closed because a mother moose and her calf had been seen in the area. … Continue reading

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Alaska Trip June 7th

(Excerpt from my Alaska journal) June 7th Today we spent the day moving from one side of Denali to the other side. We spent the day either waiting for a train or riding in the train. The train ride was … Continue reading

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Alaska Journal June 6th

(Excerpt from my Alaska journal) June 6th We went to Denali today. On the ride there the clouds opened up and we briefly got a glimpse of the full mountain. It is magnificent. I see why the native peoples called … Continue reading

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Alaska June 5th

(Excerpt from my journal from my trip to Alaska) June 5th We left for Denali National Park at 33:30 pm by motor coach. Everything is an amazing green, and flowers are blooming. It is hard to believe, as we are … Continue reading

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