Saturday and Sunday Reflections As Eddie said, we now know "all we will ever need to know" about taking this RV on the road, so we gave it a test drive to downtown Anchorage and parked it. While I wouldn't have expected our first day in Alaska to be spent at a flea/craft market, it was just about ideal for us, I think. We had sat so much on Friday, that I needed a day on my feet. We explored booths with wooden neckties, ulu knives, fused glass, fur eve...
Pauletta Shipley Cook's Travels
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May 25, 2012 It is hard to believe that a few hours ago we were in Texas…and right now it is 10:30 p.m. here in Alaska (which is 1:30 a.m. texas time and would explain why I am so tired). It is true about the long daylight. It is still bright enough right now that we could read outside, and it is even overcast! My closest friends (and a few others now that this trip has been pending) know of my aversion to flying. Sorry to disappoint you, but I did n...
After traveling 2400 miles @ 450 miles an hour for 6 hours, Pauletta & I have ridden a taxi to our new home for a while, 28 foot single slide Winnebago. We just got back from a mile walk in 40 degree 20 mph weather to get our first Alaska feast from McDonald's @ 9pm (midnight). Eddie
On the plane, getting ready to depart for Anchorage. Crowded plane but ok for 6.5 hour flight. A pilot is riding next to us reading "A Patriot's History of the U.S.". We are excited to start our lifelong bucket list item. Eddie
Somewhere over Canada, the clouds have broken and we see snow packed mountain peaks. Mother Nature from 39,000 feet is awesome.