During my 13 summers in Alaska, I have had my mind blown over and over again. From the otherworldly northern lights to the stunning fall colors of Denali to the towering glaciers of the southeast, I thought maybe I’d seen it all. Then, at the end of the tourist season this fall, […]
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My Top 10 Photos from the Summer that Wasn’t
For most Americans, summertime is all about backyard barbeques, baseball games on hot evenings, lazy afternoons at the swimming pool and a vacation roadtrip to the mountains or beach. My summers in isolated Glacier Bay National Park have always been a little bit different, since […]
One of my greatest joys in photography is making long exposure photos. Whether it be a 15-second shot of the northern lights, a 2-minute exposure of a sunset or a 30-second shot of a city, as I’m waiting for the camera to do its magic I […]
Trading Alaska for Bangkok
Where are you from? At the risk of sounding pretentious, this has been a rather complicated question lately.
Northern Lights over Glacier Bay, or The Best Aurora Show I’ve Seen in 12 Years
I was about to go to bed when a co-worker started pounding on my door while screaming my name. When you live on-site and work at a hotel, having someone frantically pound on your door at night is never a good thing. I assumed the lodge was […]
My Top 10 Photos of the Summer (From Alaska)
I have been on a blogging hiatus this summer, mainly because I haven’t had much internet access out here in the wilds of Alaska. During this summer of Trump, that hasn’t been a bad thing. With readily available internet, I’d have spent an unhealthy amount of […]
50 Photos from 2015
2015 was an interesting year of travel for me. Although I traveled extensively, I spent most of the time going back to places I’d been in the past, getting to see them more in-depth or in a different way.
Bear Spray Stories Part 5: Invaded Campsite
Since I published the first bear spray story last year, I have had dozens of friends and strangers tell me their own stories of bear spray mishaps or send me links to bear spray accidents in the news. It seems that bear spray is used […]
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 […]
Flight-Seeing over Glacier Bay, or HOLY $%^& THAT WAS AWESOME!
With my limited vocabulary, I am having a very difficult time writing about my adventures in Alaska.
The Spectacular Color of Glacier Bay
Alaska…the name of the great northern state evokes images of soaring mountains, ice-choked fjords, giant bears, and crazy-governors-turned-reality-TV-stars.