Month: July 2019

When in Nome…

7/30/19  Golden Nugget Inn, Nome, Alaska What?  We’re in Nome??  Why that town wasn’t even on our trip plan, and here I am, near the end of the trip, writing a blog from Nome, Alaska. I never expected to be in Nome, even when planning this trip, because, well, there just aren’t any National Park …

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Nabesna Road and Wrangell-St. Elias National Park

7/20/19  Old Town Copper Center Inn, Copper Center, Alaska How Big is it?  Well, Wrangell-St. Elias is larger than the the country of Switzerland, or the state of Maryland, whichever is easier for you to visualize.  Like most of Alaska’s parks, it was created under the ANILCA act of 1980 and established as a combination …

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