Denali National Park in Alaska
After spending a wonderful time at the Musk Ox farm in Palmer, Alaska, we boarded our bus for a yarn shop, A Touch of Alaska. Although we went pretty far in to the Park, we did not see the actual Denali mountain because of the overcast skies. Still we saw some really awesome sights! What a worthwhile trip that was to see such a beautiful part of the world! I kept telling myself that the next day when we had a NINE hour ride in a bus from Denali to Seward where we connected with the ship to begin the cruise.We were warmly greeted and and had a lovely salmon dinner and this amazing cake that looked like a basket of yarn! At each place at the tables, there was a small skein of handspun qiviut for us to take home. They were very generous to us! After a lovely day, we went back to our hotel and slept well. The next day, we boarded the train for a sight-seeing trip up to Denali National Park, which is as large as New Hampshire! This is the way to travel! We had a lovely lunch in the dining area below the observation level, while we looked out the window at the beautiful scenery! After a fabulous day of incredible scenery, we arrived at the lodge at Denali. After another good night's sleep, we got on a bus to tour Denali. It was outfitted with a video camera so the driver could get good close-ups of any animal life so we could see it on monitors in the bus. At this time I can't seem to get the videos to work, so check back later for some cool short flicks. We had box lunches on the bus. This is the top of the box, showing our route in the park.