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10 Reasons to Visit Alaska in Winter

It’s a brisk and breezy Faraway Friday! This week I’ve been whisking you off with me to America’s “Final Frontier” and 49th state: Alaska! I’ve shared my experiences there in 2007 this week, so I thought I’d give you a quick run-down of the amazing reasons why you should consider a visit this winter season!… Continue reading 10 Reasons to Visit Alaska in Winter

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Adventures in Anchorage

Originally published on 31 December 2007. I went to Alaska for a week after my college graduation. Alaska in December? You bet! Hello from Tennessee! I’m home now, but I wanted to tell you all about my last day in Alaska. It was just as fun-filled as the rest! It started with homemade mochas, and we headed… Continue reading Adventures in Anchorage

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Hiking the Alaskan Wilderness

Originally published on 29 December 2007. I went to Alaska for a week after my college graduation. Alaska in December? You bet! More adventures in Alaska! Today was kind of an easy day. No ice climbs, no flying planes onto glaciers, just hiking the beautiful, gorgeous Alaskan wilderness! We got up whenever–around 9:30 before the sun… Continue reading Hiking the Alaskan Wilderness

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Alaska: The Climb

Originally published on 27 December 2007. I went to Alaska for a week after my college graduation. Alaska in December? You bet! This morning we got up and ate a hearty breakfast, packed all our climbing and survival gear (enough for a day or two’s survival, just in case), and left the house about 10:15am… Continue reading Alaska: The Climb

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Alaskan Flying Adventure

Originally published on 27 December 2007. I went to Alaska for a week after my college graduation. Alaska in December? You bet! Hey, everyone! I’ve been in Alaska a total of 42 hours, and already I’ve flown a plane, gawked at glaciers and mountains, seen moose from the air, learned to ski in the dark, and camped on… Continue reading Alaskan Flying Adventure