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USA | Fri, 28 Sep 2018 | By welcometomyworld | Views [124]

Some people dream of going to New York, London or Paris. My dream for a long time had been to explore Alaska. I can admit that a huge part of this desire to visit Alaska was from watching the film 'Into the Wild'. A film about Christopher McCandless ... Read more >

Tags: alaska, denali national park

Northern Lights Effect

USA | Fri, 16 Jan 2015 | By alaoueslati | Views [457]

He stole a small white memo pad from his host's house. He was hoping they would not mind. He just needed to write things down. He knew that by writing things down, he would avoid going crazy. That is what they said on the radio. As soon as he found ... Read more >

Tags: alaska, anchorage, barrow, glaciers, northern lights, snow, winter

Full Piece for Scholarship Entry

USA | Sat, 20 Apr 2013 | By cozycheri | Views [409]

In the event that anyone would like to read the full piece written for the scholarship, I have included it below. My official submission was scaled down to one part of this piece, due to the character amount requirements. Catching a Moment The ... Read more >

Tags: alaska, japan, utah

Big fluffy snowflakes

USA | Tue, 19 Mar 2013 | By sharonleigh | Views [350]

After the dog sled tour I went to watch a junior ice hockey game with a great couple I met on the tour (Elaina and John) . Their son was playing in the tournament which is what bought them to Anchorage. I tell you, those kids may have only been 15 and ... Read more >

Tags: alaska, anchorage, snow

Anchorage Alaska

USA | Tue, 12 Mar 2013 | By sharonleigh | Views [304]

Disclaimer: This blog is coming to you from my iPad , spelling, grammar and punctuation are not a priority..... If its something ridiculous blame Apple auto correct! Photo's will come when they do.... My eye fi card has decided it doesn't want ... Read more >

Tags: alaska, anchorage, dog sledding, mushing, snow shoes

Photos: Hatcher Pass, Alaska

USA | Fri, 11 Jan 2013 | By kwarden | Photo Gallery | Scholarship Entry

In 2011 I quit my job as a cook in a Florida restaurant and set out to roam the United States. On the road for four months I explored the U.S. I had only seen in pictures, the more remote and wild places. I understand the power of a photo, the power to ... Read more >
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Tags: alaska, alpine, hatcher pass, hut, little susitna river, mint glacier, motherload lodge, palmer, remote, talkeetna mountains

Amazing Nomads - The Fuego Project

WORLDWIDE | Mon, 13 Feb 2012 | By amazingnomads | Views [2060]

Tell us about your project.  Hi, we are Alister and Anna. We are riding from Deadhorse in the north of Alaska to Ushuaia in the very south of Argentina. We left in may 2008 and hope to finish in march 2011. The goal is to see more of the world ... Read more >

Tags: adventure, alaska, amazing nomads, biking, cycling, north america, off the beaten path, south america, the fuego project, tierra del fuego

Skiing Again!

USA | Mon, 29 Aug 2011 | By mdcamps | Views [402]

We put in a huge effort to ski again and it was well worth it. After hiking up to Crow Pass with our overnight gear, we realized there were ski-able slopes up there. So we camped for the night and set the alarm for early in the morning.  In the morning, ... Read more >

Tags: alaska, glaciers, skiing

Back on Track

USA | Fri, 26 Aug 2011 | By mdcamps | Views [398]

It had been over a week since the noise started in Shannon's car. Not really a grind, not exactly a clicking. It almost sounded like the creaking of old wooden floors as you walk over them. It manifested itself during slow cornering; something with ... Read more >

Tags: alaska, hiking, mountains, ski resort, whales

Photos: Serendipitious Travels

USA | Wed, 23 Mar 2011 | By serendipitioustraveler | Photo Gallery

Photos from my travels.
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Tags: alaska, europe, hawaii, japan

My Video scholarship 2010 entry

USA | Fri, 30 Jul 2010 | By elkinseye | Views [1358] | Video | Scholarship Entry

Anaktuvuk Pass was settled only 50 years ago and I was curious how this had changed the lives of the traditionally nomadic Inupiat people. In addition to getting shots of the Aurora Borealis that I was after, I chose to focus on the faces of the people ... Read more >

Tags: 2010 travel video scholarship, alaska

March - Iditarod, USA

USA | Mon, 9 Feb 2009 | By worldfestivals | Views [1600] | Video

Location: Iditarod National Historic Trail, Alaska Dates : Starts on the first Saturday in March Level of Participation: 1 or 5 – you can compete if you’re a highly experienced dog sledder, but most likely you’ll just be watching Description:... Read more >

Tags: alaska, iditarod, world festivals

Alaska: a memory for yesterday.

USA | Fri, 14 Nov 2008 | By ejpredny | Views [562]

I know that I have been off of travel logues for some time now. the amount of imposing complications in my life have left me tucking in the hatches and sailing for the solitary reflection without the lure of reaching out to the ones dearest to ... Read more >

Tags: alaska, denali, emily predny, homer, mount mckinley, predny, wonder lake

Alcan to the South East...cycling companions and bears

USA | Sat, 12 Jul 2008 | By thefuegoproject | Views [3485] | Comments [2]

It was a bit hard to leave Fairbanks. We had been welcomed so warmly and had a wonderful time under the wings of Dan and Lisa in their logcabin. During the summer solstice weekend we enjoyed a 2-day hike on the Pinnell Mountain trail together with ... Read more >

Tags: alaska, bears, cycling, cycling friends, lakes, mountains, usa, wildlife

Parks Highway and the Great One

USA | Thu, 5 Jun 2008 | By thefuegoproject | Views [3060] | Comments [12]

On May the 22nd we left Anchorage with bikes loaded and Ali back to full strength after a nasty flu. We cycled along the Parks Highway, a 363 mile road connecting Anchorage in the South with Fairbanks in the Interior. The first week of riding took ... Read more >

Tags: alaska, bears, mountains, national parks, usa, wildlife

Alaska - the beginning

USA | Sun, 11 May 2008 | By thefuegoproject | Views [4877] | Comments [20]

Hi there from Alaska, It's been three days since we've arrived in Anchorage, so time for some tales. The flight here was breathtaking, over snowcapped mountains as far as the eyes can see. Our first impressions: big mountains, big cars, big roads, ... Read more >

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Eye cut, Alaska

USA | Wed, 4 Oct 2006 | By true-claims-stories | Views [1505]

I was walking through a forest on the kenai peninsula and was ducking under a brach of a tree only to waljk into the broken off stump of a lower branch. I managed to walk back tyo the car, where my sister cleaned and applied butterfly strips to the ... Read more >

Tags: alaska, eye cut, mountains, stitches, true claim stories


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