All posts filed under: Alaska

Alaska is Awesome

49 Reasons I Love Alaska, Part I

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 […]

38 comments
Fireweed in Alaska

Top 10 Things To Do in Glacier Bay

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 […]

23 comments
Marjorie Glacier

Photo Essay: A Cruise Up Bay

Maybe I’m biased, or maybe I’m an untrustworthy source because I work in Glacier Bay National Park, but I say that a boat tour up Glacier Bay is one of best things you can do in Alaska. Then again, I’ve spent 11 years traveling around this […]

33 comments
Mendenhall Glacier and Nugget Falls

Top 20 Alaska Photos of the Year

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 – […]

25 comments