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By Doug

Cooper Landing – Aug 1

We met Jeff, Paige, Aidan and Shea at the Courtyard Marriott in Anchorage for the turning over of the RV.  After an orientation, we headed out to the Glacier Brewing Company for a late lunch.  Aidan and Shea are pretty excited and have started a uTube video diary.  It can be viewed at Aidan and…

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By Doug

Seward – Keani Fjord Trip

Up bright and early for our Fjord full day trip.  Grabbed a good viewing spot on the boat and off we went.  An hour in, the captain declared a mechanical and back to the dock we went.  There was a shorter trip available without the roast beef, salmon and king crab dinner – BOO, but…

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By Doug

Seward – Thursday July 27-28th

Off to Anchorage.  Arrived and parked the rig downtown.  Went to the visitor’s centre and National Parks visitor’s centre and got the 411.  The National Parks guy was glad to hear that we had booked the boat trip out of Seward as that was the best thing going.  We thought we would check into our…

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By Doug

Denali-Talkeeta

Rained hard in the night and was like pea soup when we woke up so we decided to leave the park a day early and head for Talkeetna.  Bid farewell to our new pals and off we went.  Driving through the park we came upon a stopped bus and two RV’s stopped.  Must be something…

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By Doug

Denali – Day 4

I had booked a Discovery hike.  Doug was taking the day off as he was really not feeling well.  Too bad there was no laundromat on site, that would have fixed him up as I would have suggested he could do the laundry.  I was told to be at the bus stop at 8:45.  As…

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By Doug

Denali – Day 3

  I thought we might lay low today as Doug really wasn’t feeling well.  How he managed the 10 hour day, I do not know.  However, when he opened his eyes at 9:10 he told me that he felt a lot better and let’s get going.  I raced over to the bus stop and took…

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By Doug

Denali – Day 2

Tim’s Magical Mystery Tour   We have a reserved seat on the 8:55am bus all the way to Kantishna, which is the end of the Park road.  Tim is Mr. Talky, and provided narration from his 19 years of driving the 8:55am bus Thursday – Sunday, spring and summer.  Tim goes over the rules and…

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By Doug

Denali – Day 1

When Harry and Sally, met Laura and Doug   We went to the Wilderness Centre in Denali Park and got all of our credentials and rules and regulations for staying in the park.  There are many.  Sort of like staying at your Mom’s.  The biggest one is once your go and park in your campsite,…

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By Laura Tipple

Fairbanks to Denali

Fed up with this RV park.  Somebody stole our hose, the washing machine ate my quarters, the WiFi sucks and the cable doesn’t work.  I went into the office and demanded some restitution.  Well, “the cable isn’t our fault, nobody else is complaining about the WiFi, nobody turned in your hose, but here’s your four…

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By Laura Tipple

Fairbanks Day 2

We set off this morning to visit the University of Alaska’s Museum of the North.  This is a uniquely designed building sitting on top of a hill with a fantastic view.  The exhibits are very well done. Tig was able to make friends with a hunting buddy and we were able to catch them having…

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