Category: North America

Gold Mines and Pipelines

Saturday, August 14, 2004 – The next morning after breakfast, we toured the Fairbanks visitor center. It had a grass layered roof with plants grow outside on top of it! Then we headed south back to the town of North Pole. We saw Santa inside and one of […]

Into the Chugach Mountains

Thursday, August 12, 2004 – After checking out of our hotel, we packed up the Durango and drove north back on Highway 1 and later interstate A-1 through Anchorage. North of Anchorage the A-1 becomes the Glenn Highway along the drive to Palmer. We stopped in Palmer, home […]

On to Seward

Tuesday, August 10, 2004 –  The next morning we headed back up Highway 1. We stopped at Anchor Point, North America’s most westerly highway point for photos. We saw beautiful, but also dangerous, Mt. Redoubt in distance. The 10,197 foot is the highest summit in the Aleutian Range, […]