Our Last Day in Haines
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proved to be much better with the rain limited to an occasional cloud going
over with blue sky overhead much of the day.
The clouds did hang on the mountain tops, however. We started the day by checking out he eagle’s
We then stopped at the fairgrounds to see the farmer’s market and crafters show they were holding. There were not many venders there and most of them were selling plants, but the most interesting thing about the fairgrounds was the little town there. We found out that this was the set of the movie White Fang which had been moved to the fairgrounds after the movie was filmed here.
we drove back to the inlet where the
Near where we were watching the eagles was “Deer Rock”. The Tlinget’s believed that the deer was the most peaceful animal in the forest and a mediator would go to “Deer Rock” to determine a peaceful settlement to war.
As we returned to the trailer for lunch, we again saw Gimpy happily eating grass along the side of the road.
After eating lunch and relaxing a bit, we returned to the nest on the river. Dad did some flying around and mom went fishing. Unfortunately she ended up stuck in the water and we were afraid she was going to drown since she was in the water so long. Finally after working her way out from a rock she got her wings out of the water and made it to land. We were ready to try and rescue her. We are making our assumptions about mom and dad eagle by size.
We made on
last stop by the
Tomorrow we start inland.