Category Archives: World Trip 2011

World Trip 2011: Flight Journal

In 2011 I went on a short 14 day trip to United States of America with the chief reason to visit the remote region of Alaska something I had wanted to do for a long time.  The first few days … Continue reading

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Day 13 – Anchorage to Los Angeles, USA

Highlights: Walk around Anchorage, inflight Internet Last day of the trip with any non travel activities. Woke up with the news that flights into Melbourne have stopped and face major disruptions due to South American volcano from last week, I’ll … Continue reading

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Day 12 – Redoubt Bay, USA

Highlights: Float Plane Flight, Black Bear close up The last major event of the trip, a flight to Redoubt Bay to check out the local wildlife.  This started with my first ever ‘float’ or boat flight.  Redoubt Bay can only … Continue reading

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Day 11 – Whittier, USA

Highlights: Scenic Coastal Train Trip, Whittier Glaciers and Dolphins A welcome late start saw me catch the 8.40 am shuttle for the 10 am train from Anchorage to Whittier.  The coastal 61 mile trip was down over 2 hours at a … Continue reading

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Day 10 – Denali to Anchorage, USA

Highlights: Anchorage Museum Early start with bus pickup at 7 am, which while becoming common is leaving me tried by the middle of the day.  A very easy day today with a 8 hour trip back to Anchorage including a … Continue reading

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Day 9 – Denali, USA

Highlights: Denali National Park, Native Wildlife and Mount McKinley Today I got up early for a very long tour of Denali National Park starting at 6.30 am I found myself travelling with Ian, Helen and Rohran from yesterday’s adventure plus … Continue reading

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Day 8 – Anchorage to Denali, USA

Highlights: 9 hour scenic train trip, white water rafting (class 3 & 4) Early start day.  I had a 8.15 am train to Denali with a 7.15 am check in this meant I needed to catch the 6.45 am hotel to the … Continue reading

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