Thursday, September 20, 2001

Hello from Nikiski, Alaska!

 

Start time: 0900

Start odometer: 13263

Weather: Day started with partly sunny skies.  Temp 51 F.

 

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The front of Driftwood Inn in Homer.

I stayed in the room to the left.  It was small (from the left side of the door to the line in the wall,) but sufficient.

My first look at the Homer Spit.

The Pier One Theatre.

An interesting saloon on the spit.

The Seafarer's Memorial

A closer look at the statue.

This pictures shows how the buildings were built above the ground.

A view of the west side of the spit looking towards the south.

The backside of the buildings lined up along the edge of the beach.

Looking north towards the town of  Homer.

 

A barge on its way into port.

The Coal Pit Trading Company Market.

Many boats were docked here.

The Marine Highway Ferry Terminal.

This wire model of an airplane was at the Homer Municipal Airport (5F4).

A view along the East End Road.

A view of the spit from East End Road, with the airport to the left.

More of Homer, Alaska.

Wonderful scenery was seen as I drove to the end of East End Road.

More beautiful views!

A look at Ninilchik Russian Orthodox Church through the fence posts.

Another view of the Transfiguration of Our Lord Russian Orthodox Church of Ninilchik church.

The welcome sign.

A look at the town of Ninilchik.

The other side of the church.

The church cemetery.

The market in Nikiski, Alaska.

 

 

 

Routes traveled today: Ak 1 - Kenai Spur Highway

Hotel: Nikiski Inn Motel -

 

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