Continued from Part 1:
08/15: Learn about the earthquakes in Alaska, then visit the Native Center in Anchorage, followed by dinner at a forgettable restaurant in town. Swimming in the hotel pool.
08/16: Board the Wilderness Express train to Talkeetna.
08/17: Back on the train, this time to Denali. White water rafting on the Nenana River that evening and then dinner at the lodge. Great halibut quesadillas.
08/18: Wilderness safari in Denali National Park. Over 6 dozen animals seen, including moose & caribou, hares, ptarmigans, a boreal owl, a golden eagle, ravens, bears, a woodpecker and a red fox, Dall sheep, and a couple of wolves. Visit to Jeff King's Husky Homestead to meet his puppies and learn about mushing & the Iditarod.
08/19: Bus to Fairbanks with views of The Mountain enroute; riverboat cruise & visit to a native village; flight over the arctic circle into Coldfoot and a visit with Jack Reakoff in Wiseman.
08/20: Collapse for a few hours, then fly home to Toronto and back to reality.
More photos here.