As if my stay in Galena couldn’t get any better, right before I left, we got word that Dan Seavey was coming up the trail. Dan Seavey is the Centennial Musher commemorating the 100th year of the Iditarod Trail. Members of the community and crew were out to greet him as he came off the river. As he has traveled up the trail, people have come out to meet him at every checkpoint and share stories of some of the earlier races, when things were much different.
A quick greeting, and my plane was waiting, so it is back on the trail for me.