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Jun 25, 2016 - Depart Tok AK, heading south

We departed Tok and are heading south, (but not sure where). We had a nice breakfast at Fast Eddies in Tok before we left. The name does not match the service, but the food was good and they had free internet while we waited, so it was all fine. We stopped at the Tok visitor center, and Ken picked up an Alaska fishing license (yeah!!). We stopped for lunch at a wayside rest and discovered that we had some major water leakage going on with our kitchen faucet. It seems that all the rough roads may have jiggled things loose, so all is good...

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Jun 28, 2010 - The Pipeline - up close and personal

Date: June 28, 2010 Tonight’s Location: Sourdough Campground, Galkona, AK Mileage: End - 45876 Start - 45719 Total Miles for the day: 157 Weather: started sunny, clouded over, rained in afternoon and evening Temperature: start 51º High 60º Wildlife count: Tundra Swan, Pine Squirrel, Arctic Ground Squirrel. At the Visitor’s Center at Kluane Lake, the ranger told us that the Arctic Ground Squirrel was the only mammal whose blood will drop below 32°. How interesting for a warm-blooded animal to get to that temperature! Woke to sunshine in...

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Jun 20, 2007 - June 20, fishing trip on teh Gulkana

Barb got to sleep in and relax for the day. Janet went to Kennicott Coopper mine, a 14 hours day trip. Tom and John got up at 3:30 for their Salmon trip on the Gulkana River in a raft. It was more than they expected. The outfitters, KingFisher's Perch Fishing Guides, were a family group with the grandfather from Maine. They made the trip an adventure of a life time. They also were surprised how well John and Tom fished. Tom used their poles and rigs. John switched to his own and was a little more successful, course he's been fishing all his...

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