Showing posts from August, 2019

Spectacular Dantes View

It was well worth a long drive (a lonely road) to Dantes View. This was our last stop on our first day of journey to Death Valley National Park California. It was already 3:30 pm when we left the main road and it took us about 20 minutes to get there. A 13 mile paved road but the last quarter mile is 15% grade. A steep climb up but so beautiful. Vehicles over 25ft or longer are prohibited on this road. Please watch our short video  Road to Dantes View  to see the road.  There were few cars when we arrived at The Dantes View but those people were out exploring around. It wasn't crowded at all in fact we were the only ones there enjoying the 360 degrees of breathtaking view of Death Valley from 5475 ft high above Sea Level.  We didn't stay long because it was windy and cold.  It would have been nice to explore the area but it was also getting late in a day. There was a Bee Hazard caution sign on the road but we didn't even get the change to see any. Maybe it's because we

My two Kinds of Cabbages

I planted two kinds of cabbage this year in my garden. One are small and the other are huge and still getting bigger.

Huge Marigold from my Garden

I have never seen this kind of marigold before, they are tall and have huge flowers. It took a while for them to grow and have flowers but its sure does worth the wait. From my garden to my workplace. So beautiful.

What I ate at the State Fair?

I just had to do it. Been thinking about it since they opened. Tanana Valley State Fair started last week and will end this weekend. It was warm and sunny after work today, so we decided to visit the fairground and eat the food I've been craving for. Elephant ears and kettle corn Old fashion pretzel with cheese Huge Turkey leg with bbq sauce Although, we didn't do much but ate, I felt so satisfied with my visit to the fair.

Almost A Head on Collision

On our way back to Alaska from California, driving through Canada, we almost got a head on collision due to this reckless driver.