Alaska: railroads and rowboats

One of the most popular tours in Alaska, the White Pass and Yukon Railroad, has provided exciting trips through tunnels, over trestles, and beside waterfalls since 1898.

Share

Is Sarah Palin’s Alaska the real Alaska?

A record number of people watched the TLC network show, Sarah Palin’s Alaska. But did they see the real Alaska? The premier of this mini-series featured brown bears cavorting in a stream while the Palin family looked on from a small fishing boat. We enjoyed seeing Denali National Park and Mt. McKinley as the family arrived on a glacier in a float plane, and we briefly visited the Palin family and their voyeur neighbor in Wasilla

Share

Anchorage Alaska – Native art secrets

Alaska is an isolated and beautiful place. When you travel, it’s fun to bring back local souvenirs and collectibles. A recent trip to Anchorage, Alaska was full of natural beauty, amazing wildlife and learning about Alaskan Native culture and art. So you’ll not be surprised to learn that we went shopping for authentic Alaskan art. But what might surprise you is where we found it!

Share