Tag Archives: Alaska

Time for the Denali Road Lottery

Most people who have ever traveled the Denali Park Road that leads to the old mining site of Kantishna have gone by bus (and what a great trip that is!). The road lies in the heart of  6-million-acre Denali National … Continue reading

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Fuel prices up $.26 in one month

I am back to consolidating trips so I only drive one or two days a week. And the trip to Alaska this year is for sure on hold now. I have been hearing the same old song about getting a … Continue reading

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Memories of Alaska

We brought these seeds back from our trip in 2008. Still seems like yesterday we were there! They took a long time to bloom but I think that was because of our cold, wet spring.

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The case for duct tape

Duct tape is on my list of essential to have items in the Sprinter and it should be on yours. From a friend . . . A bear attacked this guy’s plane while parked in a remote field in Alaska. … Continue reading

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Bad weather was good for Alaska glaciers

I don’t think anyone would want to follow us on vacation. Our Alaska trek was done not only when diesel prices were at their peak but during the coldest and wettest month of August that locals had lived through in … Continue reading

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The real world, or is it

It is hard to get back into the swing of things here at home. After 32 days of no TV, no news, limited cell phone coverage and limited Internet, I am still kind of wondering around – what should I do … Continue reading

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