Fun on the spit, Homer Spit that is…

Homer is at the “end of the road”  of the Sterling Highway in the Kenai Peninsula.  And Homer Spit is a 5-mile long narrow finger of land jutting into Kachemak Bay and that’s where our RV park is located.  We have heard good reviews of Homer from locals and tourists before arriving here and  we were not disappointed.  This town […]

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Halibut and Razor Clams in Ninilchik – yum, yum!

Ninilchik,  meaning  “peaceful settlement  by the river ” was our next stop on the Kenai Peninsula.  This town has a rich Russian influence dating back to the early 19th century.  A Russian Orthodox Church was built in 1901, and the historic cemetery on the hill continues to overlook the rustic village of Ninilchik.  This is also a town from which world-class Halibut […]

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Salmon Frenzy in Soldotna, Alaska

Kenai River

We arrived at Soldotna in the midst of the salmon frenzy. Mid-July happens to be the the second salmon run for King Salmon (Chinook) and Red Salmom (Sockeye).  Fishing seems to be on everyone’s mind for locals as well as tourists, as you see them swarming along the banks and in Kenai the river.  Steve reported that the hardware/fishing supplies […]

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Bear encounters at Cooper Landing!

Bear in Alaska

We arrived at Cooper Landing on our way down to the Kenai Peninsula.  Although the weather was really bad with high winds and lots of rain during the drive, it is true that the Seward highway south of Anchorage is truly beautiful. As we followed the very high traffic highway, it offered breathtaking views of mountains, mud flats and the […]

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