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Saturday, July 13, 2013

B is for ...

continuing the Alphabet Series...

"B" is for beautiful...

and on that note... I thought I would share with you, some of the Beauty that is Alaska... so this post of Beautiful... I'll say in photographs... enjoy.

The pride of Alaska: Mount McKinley aka Denali Mountain from our lodge in Talkeetna.


forests and streams


for my daughter... "B" is for Breakfast on the train

No, we didn't see Sarah...

Our ride to a birds eye view of Mount McKinley


Reindeer aka Domestic Caribou

Moose... stuffed... you don't want to be this close to a moose in the Alaskan wild...

Beautiful wildflowers are everywhere..

a view of our train from the bubble dome... thanks Ricky... 

This, and the next several photos are in Denali State Park... 


Ricky getting a better view of Mount McKinley... again... 




Mount McKinley from Denali State Park... 


to remember the moment... because we're tourists...

Goodbye Denali

wildflowers in Seward


Small Boat Harbor, Seward, Alaska

going whale watching. 


and seal watching

the seal were very cooperative...

the whales waved but never jumped...


nearing the glaciers

found them... they don't look that big until... 

you notice the people... 

across from our cabin in Seward

a different glacier.. we had to hike to this one... 

Exit Glacier

and the tiny people... 

some of the wildflowers on our 3-mile hike... 



another view of Exit Glacier as we left the park

and went to find the Salmon!

gotta leave Beautiful Seward and take a train ride back to Anchorage

along the way... waterfalls

Eagles Nests


and in Anchorage... we strolled around and acted just like tourist..

Visited the Anchorage Museum

and had a stranger take our photo, holding our hometown paper..

Hope you enjoyed visiting Beautiful Alaska with us...  I have 2513 more photos if you'd like to drop by and see them,
Down Here in French Lique...

5 comments:

donna baker said...

Dixie, my mouth would be hanging open the whole time. What beauty and fun. I think whale watching off Cape Cod was the most fun I've ever had. I didn't know they had biscuits with gravy up north.

lynn said...

oh, my, what a gorgeous place!

Garden Antqs Vintage said...

You are right, every pic is beautiful.

Dewena Callis said...

Bring on more pictures of Alaska! These were gorgeous. What a very nice trip. I can tell by the photos of you two that you were enjoying it. And a train trip too...I always wanted to eat on a train like I read about it books.

Did you have salmon? "S" is for....

Aimee said...

Awesome pictures!!! Alaska is on my list of places I want to visit SOON! :)