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The Interior of Alaska Life 11: Summer solstice

The Interior of Alaska Life 11: Summer solstice

Happy summer solstice from Fairbanks, Alaska where we sit at 22 hours of daylight today.  It has not been dark in over a month.  This photo was taken during “the night” at Minto Flats which lies north Fairbanks. During the night meaning between sunset at 12:47 am and sunrise at 2:58 am.

Only in Alaska! Moose chills in the sprinkler

Only in Alaska! Moose chills in the sprinkler

It’s been blazing hot for the last two weeks in Alaska (mid 80’s).  We went straight from winter three weeks ago full steam into a gorgeous summer and nothing is immune to our “heat wave”. Here are some related articles about life in Alaska: Life at 40 below zero Northern lights viewing in Alaska Moose … Continue reading

Deep Sea Fishing in Alaska (Kenai Peninsula)

Deep Sea Fishing in Alaska (Kenai Peninsula)

It’s the time of year when recreational sport fishing in Alaska really takes off again. Here are a few photos of a recreational fishing trip I made with friends two years ago.   Here we are with hands full of yelloweye. Here we are with some rock fish or “black beauty” as they are affectionately … Continue reading

Vernal Equinox: The first day of spring in Alaska

Vernal Equinox: The first day of spring in Alaska

March equinox has a great significance here at 64 degrees of latitude where our winter days can be just under 4 hours and colder than minus 40 degrees. Winter’s cold grip has loosened over the previous weeks with lengthening day, the return to Alaska Standard Time, and more comfortable temperatures; the equinox is the gateway … Continue reading

Five MUSTS when traveling in Colombia

Five MUSTS when traveling in Colombia

  1. Explore Cartagena- “Carti” is a gorgeous, Spanish colonial city on the shores of the Caribbean.  Spend a few days walking the bougainvillea cloaked streets of “old town” and lazing about in front of brilliant blue waters. The museums and the living history give a genuine sense or earlier times. There are plenty of … Continue reading