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The two RV Gypsies on Mahay's Jet Boat Adventure
in Talkeetna, Alaska
reservations: '907.733.2223
July 21, 2016

Mahay's Jet Boat Safari sign Mahay's Jet Boat

The Wilderness Jetboat Adventure was a two-hour tour that cruised into Alaska's untamed wildland. The trip began aboard the "Talkeetna Queen" as it whisked the two RV Gypsies into the heart of the wilderness in comfort. This river jet boat was designed to safely navigate rivers that were previously inaccessible. This was the second time that the two RV Gypsies have been on this tour.

scenery scenery on the river
scenery from the jet boat
standing at the stern of the boat clouds and sky

An empty Bald Eagle nest

An empty Bald Eagle nest

Arriving at the island, everyone took a 1/4 mile leisurely nature walk through a Dena'ina Indian Encampment, a visit to an authentic trapper’s cabin with its original furnishings and a view of how trappers lived in "Bush" Alaska at the turn of the century.

Mahay's Jet boat arriving at the island Dena'ina Indian Encampment

The guide said something about eating this plant, but Karen doesn't remember the details.

Below: the "Refrigerator"

plants Refrigerator

Below: A display of raw furs from the local area and a demonstration of trapping methods, and wildflowers and plants that grow in abundance along the river system and learned about the edible plants that were used by the Native Indians for cooking and medicines.

a display of raw furs a display of raw furs
furs drying dangerous log display
cabin and the guide a peek into the log cabin
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