All photos by Jaclyn Arndt
The glacier you see in most of my photos up close has a lake in front of it which runs out into the bay by a channel. There is a hiking trail over there which a friend and I have done and I posted about that in the past. This is a group from my church, two are our pastors and another is a youth leader. They took the group over for a camp out and someone got the crazy idea to swim out to the ice from the calving glacier, oh boy that had to be cold!!
Walnut Nettle Pesto Making
Pick nettles using gloves. Don't dare touch them without gloves on until you have boiled them. (After boiling you can eat them just like spinach if you prefer.)
Cut them into sections removing some of the larger stems.
Drop in boiling water for three minutes.
Then add in the food processor:
garlic, salt, walnuts, olive oil, and parmesan cheese.
Blend this then add nettles a little at a time blending. If interested you can find recipes on the net.