Archive | June 24, 2008

Dreaming of Food (Elliott Highway, Alaska MP 26)

“Can I have another one, Mom?” Davy pleaded.  “Please!” “Will you be able to eat another one?” I asked in surprise. “You bet!” he replied.  “I’m starving!”   Davy managed to inhale three enormous muffins and a Snickers bar within a few minutes of arriving at the Arctic Circle Trading Post.  I guess the physical demands [...]

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Daryl’s Journal June 24

Today we went to the Arctic Circle Trading Post.  We bought lots of muffins.  They were delicious.  Tomorrow we will eat the rest for breakfast.  I can’t wait.  We saw Jim again.  The guy who gave us a filter.  Then we were climbing a hill when a couple gave us some pineapples and string cheese.  [...]

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John’s Journal June 24

“I’ve been driving a pilot truck on the Dalton for many years and we’ve never seen a family bike it before!”  A person from Fairbanks who stopped along the road was curious about our trip.  “I’ve seen a unicyclist, a couple stranded in a blizzard with no water or food, but I’ve never seen a [...]

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Davy’s Journal June 24

We got to the Arctic Circle Trading Post today.  I ate tons of muffins.  They were so good.  We also saw Jim, the guy who gave us the filter.  We also met a guy who gave us some pineapple and cheese.  Now we are camped  near a trailhead.  Me and Daryl ran down a hill [...]

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