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Ketchikan- The unexpected stopover

I left off my last post being disembarked in Ketchikan because of the Alaska Marine Highway Strike. This strike was just another part of the adventure for us, although it is a crucial means of transportation for all of Southeast … Continue reading

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Juneau, Don’t Ja know

Having braved the backcountry of Denali, we did some laundry, packed the car, said goodbye + thank you to Andrea and Julien, and hit the road! We crushed the miles through Fairbanks and the Yukon and returned to Skagway for … Continue reading

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Denali National Park

Hello readers! Sorry for the long delay, we have been out in the woods for a while and then had other more pressing issues to deal with like a ferry strike, but we are back! Dr. N with all her … Continue reading

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Parades, Eggs and Beer Oh My!

Happy Fourth of July to any American Readers! Happy Canada Day to any Canadian Reader! Happy Palio to the Sienese! Our time in Skagway has come to a close. Dr. N has finished her interviews here and we have been … Continue reading

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Chilkoot Trail: Today’s suffering is tomorrow’s leisure

Even though Klondike Gold Rush is a National Historic Park, it manages a large tract of backcountry trails (16.5 of 33 miles), an oddity for historic parks which are typically small, urban and full of wayside panels (just how I … Continue reading

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The Golden Loop

For all her time up in Skagway, one thing that Dr. N has not done is drive over to Haines Alaska on the Golden Loop (it is hard when you typically fly up here without a car, I mean unless … Continue reading

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Skagway, the Garden City of Alaska!

We have made it to Skagway. And if you reading this know us (which I hope some of you do), then you know that Dr. N had worked 5 seasons in Skagway and then did her dissertation on the language … Continue reading

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