Alaska, the 49th state, has been my summer home the last 11 years. Even though there are myriad challenges living so far away from civilization, and even though the weather tends to go from bitterly cold and icy in the winter to rainy and gloomy […]
Although Glacier Bay is over three-million of wilderness, it is mostly undeveloped, and it lacks the tourist infrastructure of the national parks in the lower 48. When I first moved to Glacier Bay National Park in remote Alaska, I didn’t know there were 10 things you could […]
With my limited vocabulary, I am having a very difficult time writing about my adventures in Alaska.
I had two major concerns before moving to Glacier Bay this summer: Will living in a rain forest make me go crazy and cause me to commit some sort of “rain rage” crime? Will there be enough places to take photos? The jury is still out on […]
“You are new. Who are you?” This was a common question I was asked in April when I first arrived at my new home in Glacier Bay National Park near Gustavus, Alaska. Everywhere I went, people accosted me introduced themselves, asking me dozens of questions. […]
When the park rangers arrived, they found a man in the river screaming and crying with the intensity usually associated with a man who just watched his entire family slaughtered by a drug cartel. The rangers knew something unspeakable was happening as they rushed to […]
Each fall, blue-haired tourists crowd onto tour buses and B&Bs fill up with road trippers as thousands of tourists flock to New England for the great autumn spectacle. The northeast USA is famous for its fall colors, and rightfully so.
I just completed my 10th summer in Alaska. From spectacular, absolutely mind-blowing aurora, to Glacier Bay National Park, to many fiery sunsets, I was lucky enough so see many things I’d never seen before. It was a good year. I am not a real Alaskan – […]
Sunset and sunrise photography in Alaska during the summer is for people who don’t value sleep. With the sunset at 12:30am and the sunrise three hours later, it takes a lot of commitment to photograph the magic hour. Some of us have jobs, you know. […]