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Alaska-Trip – Day 8 [Train Ride Denali to Anchorage, Part 3: Through a Gorgeous Landscape]

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Why speechify when one can enjoy such a fantastic landscape? Therefore just pictures and a video of this train ride: Alaska-Trip – Tag 8 [Zugfahrt Denali – Anchorage, Teil 3: Durch eine großartige Landschaft] Warum viele Worte machen, wenn man … Continue reading

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Alaska-Trip – Day 8 [Train Ride Denali to Anchorage, Part 1: Denali Park Depot

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Well, as said, our stay at Denali National Park and Preserve came to an end and it was time to get back to Anchorage. For our trip back we had decided on taking the train, the Denali Star, and not … Continue reading

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Alaska-Trip – Days 4 to 8 [The Desolation of “Glitter Gulch”]

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Before we finally leave for Anchorage, I would like to show a few pictures of the township we stayed at. When we asked around, nobody could actually tell us the name.  One of our shuttle drivers told us that the … Continue reading

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Alaska Trip – Day 5 & 6 [Dinners]

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On the evening of our fifth day in Alaska, after returning from our bus trip through the Denali National Park, we went to the Denali Park Salmon Bake restaurant, just a few steps away from our accommodation, for our dinner. … Continue reading

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Alaska Trip – Day 5 [Denali National Park #2: The Beauty of Denali – Just Pictures]

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Klick on any one of the pictures [twice] to be able to see them in full resolution. And now, let the pictures speak for themselves: Alaska Trip – Tag 5 [Denali Nationalpark #2: Die Schönheit von Denali – nur Bilder] … Continue reading

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Alaska Trip – Day 5 [Denali NP #1: Bus Tour]

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Here it’s mostly text describing our bus tour, with some illustrative pictures. Nearly all the pictures of the gorgeous landscape will be shown in a separate post – without any text so as not to distract from the beauty of … Continue reading

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Alaska Trip – Day Five [Wedding Anniversary]

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And now, after my longish digression about our not so perfect accommodation, back to the day-to-day account of the remainder of our trip: Alaska Trip – Tag 5 [Hochzeitstag] Und nun, nach meinem längeren Exkurs über unsere – vorsichtig formuliert … Continue reading

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Alaska Trip – Days Four to Eight [Views from and of the Cabin]

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As already announced, I’ll now post a few pictures of our accommodations [outside and inside] and of the views from our porch, with a few explanatory notes. As usual, if you click on the pictures, you’ll be able to see … Continue reading

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Alaska Trip – Days Four to Eight [A Disappointing Cabin, Part 2 – Comparing Promises and Reality]

In this part I’d like to compare what they say on their website about their place and what the reality is: ” … for many travellers our Cabins are the hidden gem they are seeking.  Our cabins are clean, private, … Continue reading

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Alaska Trip – Days Four to Eight [A Disappointing Cabin, Part 1]

As I have already mentioned, our cabin left much to be desired – very much indeed. Alaska Trip – Tag Vier bis Acht [Eine enttäuschende Unterkunft, Teil 1] Wie ich schon vorher gesagt habe, unser Häuschen ließ viel zu wünschen … Continue reading