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Down the Peninsula and Through the Wildlife Refuge, Alaska Part IX

Alaska Part IX , trip day 6; July 7, 2018 Traveling through Alaska was filled with intrigue. As none of the four of us had ever been here before, we didn’t know what to expect as we left one geographic … Continue reading

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Lake Lucille and Bass Pro, Alaska Part VIII

Alaska Part VIII , trip day 5-6; July 6-7, 2018 When we first start making our travel arrangements for Alaska, my dad mentioned that Sarah Palin lives on Lake Lucille, very near the Best Western. So we made this our … Continue reading

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Driving Past Denali to Go Pet Reindeer, Alaska Part VII

Alaska Part VII , trip day 5; July 6, 2018After our fabulous day of hiking through the rain in Denali, we woke up for our final morning in Denali and packed up for our drive back to Wasilla. Two full … Continue reading

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Hiking Through Denali, Alaska Part VI

Alaska Part VI , trip day 3-4; July 4-5, 2018After our peaceful float past Denali on the Nenana River, DOC delivered us back to our cabin at the Otto Lake outpost. We all took a hot shower and changed into … Continue reading

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Rafting Past Denali, Alaska Part V

Alaska Part V , trip day 3; July 4, 2018 After all the adventures we’d already encountered –hiking at Peter’s Creek, the transportation museum, the Iditarod Museum and a ride behind sled dogs, a flight around Denali with a glacier … Continue reading

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Ending the Longest Day Ever in Healy, Alaska Part III

Alaska Part III , trip day 2; July 3, 2018Good judgment comes from experience. Experience comes from bad judgment. —Evan Hardin After we wrapped up our amazing aerial tour and glacier landing, we were starving, so we were off to … Continue reading

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Summertime Snow Angels, Alaska Part II

Alaska Part II , trip day 2; July 3, 2018After our break at Willow Creek, we continued the longest day of our lives and headed north-east to Talkeetna. As we got closer to the turn for the Talkeetna Spur, Denali’s … Continue reading

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