Boy am I filled with lots of wonderful vacation news and pictures. Although I had gotten home about 3 weeks ago from Alaska, I just arrived home from PERU!! I didn't think that any vacation could rival Alaska, but Peru did. But I digress, first we must talk about Alaska and save Peru for my next posting.
So since I was away from home so much this summer, you guessed it not much quilting got done. However, while in Alaska, I did stop at some quilt shops. Oh yes, one cannot go to another state or country without looking for fabric!! But the best part was that Alaska is one of the most beautiful states that our country has, the vistas are absolutely astounding.
So without further .... blah, blah, blah from me .... here are some wonderful pictures for your viewing pleasure.
First a reindeer, yes they do exist, but no they don't fly. Sorry to any believers out there.
Wonderful bead work, all hand done and this particular native woman has a piece in the Smithsonian!!
Yes, there is gold in them thar hills..... We actually panned for gold and each of us returned with a little bit! Unfortunately, not enough to quit our jobs.
Okay, here is a beautiful vista, only problem is that Mount McKinley is supposed to be in there somewhere. We were unable to see it because it was fogged in the days that we were in Denali! Bummer!!
How is this for an artistic shot? Not bad, a beautiful view of the Kenai river!
Our nations bird, very plentiful here in Alaska. Beautiful and majestic!
My first quilt shop stop in Anchorage...beautiful store!
One of many awesome glaciers viewed!
Yes, more QUILT SHOPS!!! There were 2 in Skagway...here they are!
Yes, I did make some purchases to commemorate my visit!
In Ketchikan, the Silver Thimble Quilt Shop.
So there you have it, my wonderful trip to Alaska! I wish I could show you ALL the pictures, but I don't know how to make a slide show. If anyone knows and would be kind enough to e-mail me, I could set one up for the Peru pictures!
Until my next post, Happy Quilting!