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1333-Alaska Trip – Fairbanks, AK

I had spring break off from school and Janine had business in Anchorage, so we decided to fly to Alaska, see friends, hop up to Fairbanks and stay at Chena Hot Springs in hopes of seeing the aurora borealis. We [...]

May 9, 2016 Alaska, Interesting Stuff

1332-Chena Hot Springs – AK

China Hot Springs is literally at the end of the road fifty miles outside of Fairbanks, AK. It is a world-famous destination for northern lights observers. It is one of the most northern places you can drive and is one [...]

May 9, 2016 Alaska, Interesting Stuff

1331-Log Cabin – Chena Hot Springs, AK

We secured our reservations for the hot springs a little late so the only place we could stay was in one of the cabins next to the river. This sounded idyllic except for the fact that this cabin had no [...]

May 9, 2016 Alaska, Interesting Stuff

1330-Ice Museum – Chena Hot Springs, AK

The Aurora Ice Museum is a one-of-a-kind presentation of ice sculptures that are available to experience year-round. We visited at the end of March just at the close of winter. Snow and ice was on the ground and it was [...]

May 9, 2016 Alaska, Interesting Stuff

1329-Ice Carving Competition – Fairbanks, AK

Each year, Fairbanks, AK is home to the world champion ice carving competition. It’s held in Fairbanks because the average temperature during the day all winter is below freezing. Carvers have weeks to prepare their beautiful and inspiring creations. We [...]

May 9, 2016 Alaska, Interesting Stuff

1232-Poetry – Anchorage, AK

I was walking across the main park in down town Anchorage when this “street looking” person came up to me. I thought he was going to ask for money and was ready to blow him off. He did not. He [...]

July 19, 2015 Alaska, Interesting Stuff

1231-Destruction – Anchorage, AK

Only in Alaska. [...]

July 19, 2015 Alaska, Interesting Stuff

1227-Dead Sea Otter – Homer, AK

I was walking along the tip of the Homer Spit when I noticed several people hovering over what seemed like a body on the edge of the water. Of course I went to check it out. It was a bad [...]

July 19, 2015 Alaska, Interesting Stuff

1224-Stillpoint Lodge – Halibut Cove, AK

Janine’s experience in the travel industry brought us the opportunity to visit Stillpoint Lodge in Halibut Cove, AK. I had heard of Halibut Cove for all of the years I lived in Alaska, but never had the chance to visit. [...]

July 19, 2015 Alaska, Interesting Stuff

1223-Boat – Halibut Cove, AK

Stillpoint lodge recently purchased one of the most amazing boats on which I have been. It’s a twenty five person all aluminum landing craft that was formerly used in the oil industry in the Bering Sea and Prudhoe Bay. It’s [...]

July 19, 2015 Alaska, Interesting Stuff