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The places I go... Highlights, snidbits, monologues, fables, parables and other fabrications of a travelers' adventures near and far.


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Back on Track

USA | Friday, 26 Aug 2011 | Views [362]

It had been over a week since the noise started in Shannon's car. Not really a grind, not exactly a clicking. It almost sounded like the creaking of old wooden floors as you walk over them. It manifested itself during slow cornering; something with ... Read more >

Tags: alaska, hiking, mountains, ski resort, whales


USA | Thursday, 18 Aug 2011 | Views [422]

It started on the Denali Highway. We had pulled off the road for a few pictures of the Susitna river valley, a break from the potholes, and at that moment it was not raining. Perfect time to stop and walk around. As we stretched our legs, there were ... Read more >

Tags: blueberries, hiking, jam

THE mountain is out!

USA | Tuesday, 16 Aug 2011 | Views [329]

First off I will clear up the name of the mountain for those who have not heard this a million times; for those who have, skip to the second paragraph. Denali is the native name for the tallest peak in North America standing at 20,320ft. Furthermore, ... Read more >

Tags: denali, hiking, sunrise, sunset

Chena Hot Springs Road

USA | Thursday, 4 Aug 2011 | Views [530]

Here are just a few quick highlights from the past week. These are in the order which they occurred, not in any means are they in order of best to next best. 1. Beers, stories and amazing hospitality from the Stern family in Fairbanks. We meet them ... Read more >

Tags: camping, hiking, hot springs, on the road, scenery, wildlife

The Arctic Circle!

USA | Friday, 29 Jul 2011 | Views [396]

While driving north on the Dalton Highway, the 400 mile haul road constructed in a mere five months to bring supplies to the newly approved oil fields in arctic Alaska, Shannon said to me: "if you had asked me as a child if I would ever travel into ... Read more >

Tags: camping, hiking, swimming

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