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My Awesome Alaska Adventure

Planning a trip to Alaska?  If you’re looking to road trip it like my friends and I did, following is a list of places we stayed and visited. Happy travels!

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Postcards from Alaska: Visting the Alaska Pipeline

What’s 48 inches in diameter, 800 miles long and crosses over three mountain rangers and more than 30 major streams and rivers? The Trans Alaska Pipeline System, that’s what.* A stop at the Alyeska Pipeline Visitor Center in Fox, north of Fairbanks, was made during my Alaska trip to view a small portion of the […]

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Rose’s Cafe Near Denali National Park: Best Dang Sauerkraut Pie I Ever Had

The most unusual thing I ate during my vacation to Alaska wasn’t the caribou gyro or salmon jerky. No, I didn’t let my lips touch a mummified toe from the Sour Toe Cocktail as fellow travel blogger Ben Reed of Adventures with Ben did during his trip (our Alaska trips overlapped). I’d have to say […]

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Grizzly Bear Chilling in Denali National Park, Aug. 2011
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Postcards from Alaska: Seeing Denali National Park with Kantishna Experience Bus Tour

Most visitors can’t drive cars into Denali and seeing it by bus is the easiest way. Only having a day to explore, I took the 12-hour Kantishna Experience bus tour and so glad I did!

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Wordless Wednesday: Independence Mine State Historical Park, Alaska

There’s gold in them thar hills! I write this post as the end of my second day in Alaska draws to end. It’s been an amazing journey so far, a feast for the eyes as foliage is turning from green to hues of gold, orange and red. More images are to come but enjoy these […]

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