SEA->ANC, Spenard Roadhouse, Captain Cook Hotel
Nate and Ben took the 1:15 p.m. Continental flight #1581 to ANC.
We arived in
at 3:50 p.m. and Ben's brother Alex picked us up and took us to the
Captain Cook Hotel
to check in and drop our bags.
Then we headed off for an early dinner at the
On Sunday they offer a "TV Dinner", so Alex and Ben ordered that.
After dinner we stopped at a bookstore to supply Nate with three more novels for the Backroads trip,
and then Alex pointed out the
Tony Knowles Coastal Trail.
Ben left Nate at the hotel and headed out for an 8.4 mile, 2.5 hour walk starting at the coastal trail
and got back to the hotel at 9:30 p.m. (just about sunset).