Don on July 30th, 2011

Saturday: (07/30) French toast and spam for breakfast. We went through the Railroad/Auto tunnel to Whittier. This is a 2.5 mile tunnel, the longest combined train/auto tunnel. It’s a single lane tunnel. We explored around the marina. It is a very active fishing port. There was a cruise ship in port that dwarfs the “city.” […]

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Don on July 29th, 2011

Friday: (07/29) Oatmeal for breakfast. We were on our way early and arrived at our new home, Williwaw campground near Portage. Lou made red pepper soup for lunch. Lou and Dawn saw a bear in the campground on their exploration walk of the campground.We walked out to the Visitor Center for a look. Portage Lake […]

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Don on July 28th, 2011

Thursday: (07/28) We had intended to stop by the Kenai Princess Lodge to visit with our friend Jeanie. We had the weekend sneak up on us and decided to try and get to Portage to get a campsite before the weekend crowds arrive on Friday. We tried to connect with Jeanie but since we hadn’t […]

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Don on July 25th, 2011

Monday: (07/25) It was a quick trip on up to Soldotna. We looked at Centennial Park but it was too muddy so we went on over to Fred Meyer’s and enjoyed their paved parking lot. The rain this morning kind of made a mess of things. Fred Meyer’s allows RVs to stay 3 days so […]

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Sunday: (07/24) We prepared to leave Homer and finally left about 11am. We didn’t go to far, just up to Ninilchik. We stopped to checked the Ninilchik River View campground and liked it so we stayed. After lunch we took a long walk down to the beach which is down a lot of stairs. We […]

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Don on July 24th, 2011

I can’t think of a better name for this dish. I like meal in one dishes like this one. Two packages of 90 second brown rice. (Any rice will do. We usually use the 90 second rice because it uses less energy to prepare. Any rice will do.) Can of white beans Can of corn […]

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Don on July 19th, 2011

Tuesday: (07/19) We had oatmeal with yogurt, cranberries and honey for breakfast. We left camp about 8am continuing South on the Skilak lake Loop Road. It’s a gravel road and was very good coming in to Hidden Lake. We explored a couple of campgrounds along the way. The road got quite like a washboard before […]

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Don on July 18th, 2011

Monday: (07/18) We had a good rain starting after 5pm yesterday. It rained all evening but was mostly clear when we got up. We had leftover hash and eggs for breakfast. I stopped by the library before we left to post some photos. We departed camp a little after 11am. We stopped at a viewpoint […]

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Don on July 17th, 2011

Sunday: (07/17) Hash and eggs for breakfast. We relaxed all day. I visited the Seward Museum that Dawn and Lou visited previously. A nice little museum with some good local displays. Lou was busy shopping and Dawn went for a walk about town. Grilled cheese sandwiches with leftover sausage and kale soup for lunch. Lou […]

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Don on July 16th, 2011

Saturday: (07/16) English muffins with PBJ for breakfast. I headed back out to Exit Glacier for a hike. I hiked the trail up to the Harding ice Field. The key word is ‘up”. It’s a 4.3 mile, almost entirely up trail that provides an excellent view of the Harding Ice Field below. There are lots […]

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