Month: June 2003

Day Five

Seward television is the best. I was flipping channels in our hotel room, just to see what kind of TV they had in Seward. The town is home to the Alaska Sea Life Center, a facility dedicated to… Read More

Day Six

Wednesday morning, we began the first of two very long drives. Alaska is a huge state, and we wanted to see a good bit of it. We left Seward, and enjoyed the trip toward Anchorage again on beautiful… Read More

Day Seven

Thursday morning, Lee and I woke up half frozen. We hadn’t turned on the heater that night, the temperatures had dropped considerably and we were shivering under our two blankets. We quickly dressed in our warmest clothes, and… Read More

Day Eight

We left our cabin on the river and headed for Fairbanks and family. My cousin Jason and his wife Jennifer live in Fairbanks, stationed there with the Air Force.

Day Nine

After a quick breakfast and quick good-byes to Jason and Jennifer, Lee and I headed south on the only highway out of town. We had a long 7-8 hours of road ahead, followed by an equally long flight.

Home Again

After a wonderful ten days of travel, seeing friends and family, and finally experiencing Alaska, we’re home. I have mixed feelings. It’s definitely good to be home. No more digging socks out of the bottom of a mammoth… Read More