Monthly Archives: July 2013

Kenai Fjords

Our 9-hour tour departed at 9:00 a.m. into a fog bank but that didn’t stop us from having a great time and seeing some wonderful things. Our first dramatic sight was our home! There we are, third RV from the … Continue reading

Posted in Alaska Trip 2013, Daily Post, July | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Seward, Alaska

Last night we stayed about 23 miles northwest of Seward, Alaska, at Trail River US Forest Service Campground on the shore of Kenai Lake.  Beautiful, beautiful.  And we only paid $9 to park there.  What a deal! But we only … Continue reading

Posted in Alaska Trip 2013, Daily Post, July | Tagged , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Anchorage Market & Festival

Every Saturday and Sunday all summer long in downtown Anchorage is Alaska’s largest event, the Market & Festival.  There are around 300 vendors, live entertainment, Alaskan-made arts, crafts, foods and lots more.  Free Admission. If only I had tons of … Continue reading

Posted in Alaska Trip 2013, Daily Post, July | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Alaska Botanical Garden +

Our venture out today was to the Alaska Botanical Garden.  It was smaller than I expected for such a large state but it was interesting.  A flower “bear” greeted us at the entrance. A few sculptures are scattered throughout.  The … Continue reading

Posted in Alaska Trip 2013, Daily Post, July | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Turnagain Arm

Turnagain Arm and Knik Arm are branches of Cook Inlet south of Anchorage.  Back in 1778 Captain Cook sailed first up the Knik Arm only to discover that it was the mouth of a river and not an opening to … Continue reading

Posted in Alaska Trip 2013, Daily Post, July | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Anchorage

Anchorage is the largest city in the state of Alaska.  Population just under 300,000 people. We drove the car into town to check it out. Our first stop was at the Visitor Center where we watched a movie about the … Continue reading

Posted in Alaska Trip 2013, Daily Post, July | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Moved to Anchorage

We are in Anchorage now, at Centennial Campground on the edge of town.  We have paid for the next four nights here for now.  The rest of the day was spent doing a little shopping (as if living in a … Continue reading

Posted in Alaska Trip 2013, Daily Post, July | Tagged | Leave a comment