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1490-Lenny Pickett Experience

My recent trip to Alaska turned out to be better than I expected. There was a small jazz festival going on in Anchorage that I might not have cared too much about. A buddy sends me a text saying Lenny [...]

June 10, 2017 Alaska, Interesting Stuff

1465-Iditarod Dogs – Anchorage, AK

These are the 2017 Iditarod dog sled race champions. These dogs are not in anyone’s mind what they think are sled dogs. Most of these dogs are mutts and come from all areas of the dog family. Beautiful beasts that [...]

June 2, 2017 Alaska, Animals, Interesting Stuff

1464-Iditarod Racing – Anchorage, AK

This is the start of the 2017 Iditarod dog sled race. This ceremonial start is always in Anchorage but there is never enough snow in the southern part of the state to fully complete the race. This race officially began [...]

June 2, 2017 Alaska, Interesting Stuff

1463-Alaskan People – Anchorage, AK

We popped up to Anchorage, AK to see the start of the Iditarod dog sled race. It was still winter and real cold. I have always enjoyed walking around Anchorage at an event like this photographing the local wildlife. Half [...]

June 2, 2017 Alaska, Interesting Stuff

1461-Alaskan Car – Anchorage, AK

Only in Alaska would you see a car like this. Part Chevrolet, part moose, part sheep and pure Alaskan. [...]

June 2, 2017 Alaska, Interesting Stuff

1386-Crazy Bikes – Anchorage, AK

Now that I have just ridden 4,200 miles from Southern California to Anchorage, I have an eye for bikes. Anchorage has some of the craziest. Check them out. [...]

July 5, 2016 Alaska, Interesting Stuff

1383-Nixon Mountain – Halibut Cove, AK

Some of the locals in Halibut Cove, AK call this mountain Dick Nixon. I’m sure you can see the resemblance. [...]

July 5, 2016 Alaska, Interesting Stuff, Scenery

1381-Eagles – Halibut Cove, AK

I watched this pair of eagles as they surveyed the bay that was their private feeding area. Suddenly, a pair of young brown eagles ventured into their space. The older pair began screeching at the teenagers and eventually left their [...]

July 5, 2016 Alaska, Animals, Interesting Stuff

1380-Tides – Halibut Cove, AK

The tides in Halibut Cove Alaska can be fierce. The few days I was on the cove, the tides were 28 feet: +24 high and -4 low. Boaters had to time their trips according to the tide charts. As you [...]

July 5, 2016 Alaska, Interesting Stuff

1379-Plane Crash – Halibut Cove, AK

General aviation is risky business, but none more risky than flying in Alaska. Every couple of weeks another small plane crashes when bad weather, water, and inhospitable terrain collide  to challenge the pilots skill. Reading about them in the newspaper [...]

June 21, 2016 Alaska, Interesting Stuff