Turkey is a photographer’s dream.
Did you know that bear spray is not only effective in thwarting attacks from charging bears, but it is also effective in clearing a building of tourists?
Denali National Park in the summer is a strange place. The sun sets at midnight in the north; the wilderness is invaded by busloads of marauding senior citizens; winter lasts until May; in August the recently green tundra turns a surreal red. I love Denali, but summers can be taxing. I work long, sometimes stressful hours in …
Welcome to part II of the bear spray stories. If you haven’t read part one, I’d recommend doing it now so this will make more sense.
It is one of the most awesome sights in nature, but it takes a lot of suffering and luck to see it.
Something weird is going on in this world. Either there is a sudden uptick in people Googling about poop in the streets of India, or my blog has become the authority on the subject. Either way, this is not good.
The other day I was having a drink with a park ranger, a man who drove tour buses in Denali for 30 years and a veteran of the Alaska tourism industry. The conversation turned to bear spray and the three of them recounted four of the funniest stories involving bear spray that I had ever heard.
There aren’t many roads in Alaska, but the roads that exist are nothing short of spectacular. Driving a car in the Great Land is an exhilarating experience as each bend offers views of majestic peaks, huge lakes, rushing rivers and, as a bonus, quirky Alaskana. Every road in Alaska would be worthy of a spot on a link …