Wednesday, July 31, 2013

More Alaska….

On our last day in Healy, we decided to go muddin on 4 wheelers. We got to the rental place and had to wait a few minutes for the rest of the tour. While waiting outside, the mosquitoes were terrible. So dad tried to protect his head by trying to suffocate himself. :)

We got things settled and had to watch an awful safety video. We had a short instructional on how to turn the 4 wheelers on:
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Finally, we could get on our fun machines.

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We rode off through mud, uphill, down rocky terrains and on to an overlook. Then we headed to the dried up creek and climbed the sand mountains. Enjoy!

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It really was a blast. Thank you Mom and Dad! That was the first time I have been “allowed” on a 4 wheeler and I am over 30. ha!

Sadly, our time in Healy had come to an end. While we were sad to go…DSCN0698

we were happy to have spent so much time with Alex…


We ate at Rose’s for our last meal in Healy and headed back to Anchorage.  On our way back to Anchorage, we stopped at the Mt. McKinley lookout spot. It was a beautiful, clear day. Typically, you only have a 20% chance of seeing the peak of the mountain, but we had clear visibility. It was amazing. DSCN0717DSCN0715alaska 098     alaska 096
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Once we got back to Anchorage, we ate dinner at Winnie’s and headed to bed. Mom and Dad were flying out early that next morning and we were leaving that next night at 10 pm.

Only 1 or 2 more Alaska posts to go….sheesh! :)

Love and Hugs, Lizzie