We left our motel at 10:00 on a 58 deg. morning for our 78 mile ride to Homer. We dressed for rain and were fortunate not to need it. The ride was uneventful except for the road construction.
The views were great once we could see the Gulf of Alaska. A fair amount of traffic was encountered on our trip to Homer.
The mountains on the other side if this narrow part of the gulf were beautiful. They rose up directly from the shore and went into the clouds.
We ran across some people with a Toyota truck taking a trip that started in Germany and continued from there to the southern tip of South America and then came North to Alaska. The route of their travels was detailed on the side of the vehicle.
As we came to a bluff a little outside of town we had a great view of the spit coming out of Homer and surrounding water and mountains.
A spit is a long narrow protrusion of land extending into a body of water.
We continued into Homer and went out on the spit and visited the famous bar called the Salty Dog. A very eclectic place.
Our place of residence for the next two nights is the Driftwood Inn. They offer lodging and charter packages and we booked it all through them.
Tomorrow we fish. Our charter leaves at 6:00 am and we fish for Halibut in the morning and Salmon in the afternoon. We have to bring our lunch and drinks.
Hope we have great stories and pictures tomorrow.