Alaska Highlights...

Hello!

My husband's mom and sister's family moved to Alaska a couple of years ago so we made the visit out there last month to visit.  We also stopped in Seattle along the way and loved it!!  Come along as I share some highlights!

Have a  blessed day!
Roben-Marie

 

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The afternoon view from the room in our B&B in Denali.

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We saw this beauty on the side of the road in Denali.

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View from one of our hikes in Denali National Park.

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I was so happy to finally get to meet Eleaca Young in person...a fellow artist.  She and her state trooper hubby joined us for dinner.

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Inside Denali National Park...was surprised that most of the park is tundra.

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I was amazed at how heavy these were.

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How cool to get to see this momma and baby in the park!

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The view from our room in Denali at 11:30PM - crazy, eh?!

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Highlights: •It was still daylight at 2:30AM

•We visited the North Pole and the Alaska Pipeline.

•I had one of the best Falafel Pitas I have ever tasted at the Pita Place.

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We visited the Creamer's Field Migratory Waterfowl Refuge and got to see hundreds of Sandhill Cranes.

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Birch trees are one of my favorites and they were everywhere.

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In Seward, we took a whale watching dinner cruise and I had the best lentil quinoa burger at a cool place called Sip N Spin. The cafe was inside a laundry mat..cool!

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If you are ever in Homer, AK be sure to dine at Cafe Cups!  The atmosphere is very quirky and artsy and the food is flavorful and unique!

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I was pleasantly surprised at the number of beautiful flowers all over Alaksa.  These are called Fireweed and grow wild everywhere!

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While in Homer we dined at a cute place called The Little Mermaid.  Once again, I got lucky and they had a wonderful vegan dish called Falafel Tapa Plate.  Isn't it pretty!!?

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I loved this door on the mud room of our little cottage. The little room smelled like lavendar and fresh cut wood. It was a nice little space!

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I saw artist Drew Michael's Spaces Within exhibit at the Bunnell Street Arts Center.

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I was especially drawn to this mask.  The circled wording: "Why can't journals be on masks?"

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On the most beautiful day of our visit, we decided to do something spontaneous on our way back to Anchorage and rafted down the Kenai River.

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Cooper Landing was one of the most beautiful places we visited!

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Our rafting guide, Kristi.  I thought it was funny the contrast between how we were dressed and this was the warmest day we had in Alaska!