The Seasons Change

So this post is simply dedicated to the last couple of weekends, where the need to get out, see nature, take a long walk and breathe the fresh Fall air is all the more important given the fact that the temperature is dropping and winter seems to be on its way. Fall in Alaska is …

Fishing, swimming, hiking

For anyone taking a tour through Fairbanks Alaska, the Chena Lake Recreation Area is an absolute must stop off point. Whether you are fishing, hiking, biking or boating, or maybe you want to take a stop off and a quick dip in the lake, this is a gorgeous resting spot. Camping is available at 35 …

This is Water

So a few years back I was pointed to a very well renowned essay by American author, David Foster Wallace, titled ‘This is Water.’ If you happen to be interested, a full transcript and video is here. Anyhow, Foster Wallace speaks eloquently about direction of thought in daily life. Specifically, the random thoughts that emerge …

Get Out

Coronavirus blues have hit in so many more ways than one! This winter in Alaska has been a long one and the last time I saw grass was...well... here: Montana- some time in early December So, as you can imagine, when the snow started dripping from the Alaskan rooftops the last couple of weeks, we …

Fairbanks

Today’s post is a short one, since we have arrived in Fairbanks, Alaska. We left Beaver Creek at 8am in complete darkness and very cold temperatures. The car protested some when we started it today and the temperature was a balmy: We travelled along the Alaska Highway before dawn at a very early 9:30am and …

Yellowstone

I am not going to apologize for what will be the next long set of photographs. There was no way to capture this next part of our journey without multiple pictures and even with them, I cannot capture the full scope of this landscape or the sheer size of the country that we’re passing through. …