Posts Tagged ‘Visit Anchorage’
Isn’t Alaska Dark in Winter?
For the first time in months it’s light when I wake in the morning and as we draw close to twelve full hours of daylight I have had some time to reflect on our first Alaskan winter. When we first decided to spend the winter here one of the first things people would say to…Read More
When You Can’t Get Home Because There’s A Lynx in the Road
One of the best parts of living in Alaska is that it’s North America’s version of an African Safari. There’s so much life living in these woods. We’ve seen bald eagles galore, flocks of Bohemian waxwings, snowshoe hare and lots of moose. There are tiny voles and massive grizzly bears. Every day is adventure so…Read More
Fur Rondy: Alaska State Snow Sculpture Championships
Even in the midst of a pandemic Alaskans have somehow managed to still celebrate Fur Rondy. This annual festival was originally set to coincide with the arrival of trappers returning from the bush with their furs. Fur Rendezvous or Fur Rondy, as locals call it, captures the spirit of Alaska through a variety of unique…Read More