Turkey is a photographer’s dream.
I have been holding a winning lottery ticket for years, and I had no idea. That is how I felt last week when I finally got around to driving the first 70 miles of the Denali Highway in interior Alaska.
This year we are traveling to a country that, on the surface, is very intimidating.
I walked up to Exit Glacier and once my mind wrapped around what I was seeing, I was shocked, surprised and saddened. It had been seven years since I’d seen it and the changes were staggering. It was like seeing a once vivacious old friend who is now gaunt, pallid and suffering from a mysterious ailment.
Denali National Park in the summer is full of vibrant color. This is a surprise to a lot of people who think of Alaska as a winter wasteland where snow lasts 11 months a year and the sun never rises (Trust me, those people exist). But we do get about four months each year of …
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.