…a Midwestern town dropped into Alaska. Some say Anchorage is just another city, but we didn’t think sw. Ship Creek and the Tony Knowles trail especially nudged Anchorage into a category of “unique.” But Wasilla? We hunted, but couldn’t find anything about this sprawling urban spot to set it apart. It was almost like visiting many of the places we haunted when we lived in Ohio. Not a bad thing, mind you, just an Outsider’s perspective.
…a great place to catch our breath and restock at the local box stores.
…where we discovered the Trout House (aka The Wind Break… seriously). We went back more than once for their excellent Fire Roasted Veggie Soup, the best halibut we’d had since Hyder, and fat french fries we dunked in malt vinegar and ketchup.
…our base camp for a day trip up to Talkeetna. What’s in Talkeetna? More on that in the next post!