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How I Fell in Love with Alaska, Mosquito’s and All….

Before Alaska I had no idea that sour dough originated in Alaska. I had no idea that swarms of flies could make a grown man cry when he really needed desperately to pee. I had no idea how many smashed mosquito’s one rental car could hold. I had no idea what life was like in …

Bugs, Bear Creek and more Bugs

     I think I see vultures circling      I’m laying flat across a giant boulder in the shade trying to soak in the granites cold ness and trying to not breath so fast, hyperventilate and pass out.      Some where on the switch backs above me I’m sure Jenn is doing the same thing.      I …

Alaska Part 3; Denali National Park

Denali Overlook, on the way to Denali National Park      After spending a few days in a cabin outside Talkeetna Alaska, Steven, Jenny,  Ryan and I shoved all of our camping gear into a tiny bug encrusted Ford Focus and headed north on the Parks Highway towards Trapper Creek and Denali National Park. We had …

Alaska Part 1, under the midnight sun with 500 mosquitos

        Talkeetna Alaska is the perfect small town, to me. Where else will you see flannel covered nomads driving ATV’s through town with their hunting dogs sitting on the back? It’s a town where you can order sourdough flapjacks for breakfast with a side of elk sausage.         Talkeetna is situated 150 miles north of …