When we were in Anchorage, we thought we were going to fly home from Seattle because we thought we wouldn’t have enough time to go further South, for example to San Francisco. Continue reading
And again we took the ferry. Whittier is close to Anchorage, so we could cycle over pretty easily. But to get there, you have to go through a long, narrow tunnel which is built for trains. You’re not allowed to cycle through, so you have to find another way to get through. Continue reading
So, we had the opportunity to explore the Kenai peninsula by campervan, south of Anchorage. Such luxury because of the fridge and because we could take as much stuff (food) as we wanted. We didn’t have to cycle with it, so it didn’t matter if something was big or heavy. Continue reading
About 125 miles (200 km) south of Fairbanks is Denali National Park, in size one of the largest national parks in the US and the most visited in Alaska. Everybody who visits Alaska, visits Denali (too) and it’s always very busy because it’s a short season; from mid-May till mid-September.
From Seattle, we cycled to Bellingham in 1,5 days. Betty lead us out of the city, so we didn’t have to search for a route. After a short section on normal roads, we picked up the Centennial trail in the town of Snohomish. Continue reading
Our little vacation started off very well: when we were parked in the street to load our stuff in the car, we got 2 parking tickets! The first one for being parked with the front of the car facing the wrong way and the other because all our wheel were straight. Continue reading
After about 2 weeks of nice short days of cycling, watching wildlife, campfires and good company, we arrived in San Francisco. There, we could stay with Erik and Lindsey who we had met in Bolivia and Peru.Continue reading
And then we really were on our way; a new country with new experiences. The next real stop would be San Francisco, so our focus was on getting there. It didn’t take long for us to get our first flat tire, caused by a huge nail which would have punctures every tire. Fortunately we could change the innertube whilst enjoying a great view.Continue reading