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Day 15: Native Culture in Anchorage

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3 miles hiked 136 miles driven Currently 57 degrees, cloudy skies and rain, Seattle, WA. Waiting for plane home to Philadelphia. What’d We Do? Yesterday we woke up in our...
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Day 14: Cat Mayors & Long Drives

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3 desserts eaten 1 elusive cat mayor Currently 51 degrees, cloudy skies and rain, Talkeetna, AK. Driving from Talkeetna to Anchorage. What’d We Do? Man, it’s hard to get up...
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Day 13: Caribou Ribs & Northern Lights

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3 hours shooting the aurora 1 caribou rib eaten Currently 49 degrees, cloudy skies and rain, near Cantwell, AK. Driving from Fairbanks south to Talkeetna for a stop on our...
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Day 12: Above the Arctic Circle for Polar Bears

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958.09 miles flown 2 arctic circle certificates awarded Currently 47 degrees, clear skies, Fairbanks, AK. Sitting in darkness in a stranger’s living room waiting for the aurora to show. Watching...
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Day 11: One Last Day in Denali

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128 miles driven 2 strong drinks drank Currently: 42 degrees, fair weather, Fairbanks, AK. Watching a VHS of "The Mask of Zorro." I’m writing yesterday’s blog post today, that would be...
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Day 10: Grizzlies, Moose & the Mountain

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184.8 miles rode along park road 1600 approx photos taken today Currently: 41 degrees, light rain, Healy, AK. Watching the replay of the VMA’s, yelling “Get off my lawn!” at...
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Day 9: Snow in Denali

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5.75 miles walked Currently: 33 degrees, mostly cloudy, Healy, AK. Watching wispy clouds float past the mountains outside. What’d We Do? Today was our first day in Denali National Park....
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Day 8: Puppies! Iditarod Dogs & Driving Off-Road

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2.5 miles walked 261 miles driven Currently: 34 degrees, snow, Healy, AK. Relaxing with a view of a lake surrounded by changing fall colors; listening to the sound of freezing...
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Day 7: Meanwhile in the Mat-Su Valley

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165 miles driven 6.2 miles walked Currently: 50 degrees, fair, Wasilla, AK. Jimmy Kimmel Live on in the background. What’d We Do? Tonight’s post is going to be quick so...
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Day 6: Soup, Boats & Eagles

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3.94 miles walked Currently: 43 degrees, partly cloudy, Moose Pass, AK. Watching a VHS tape of Air Force One with really bad tracking. What’d We Do? This morning we woke...
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Day 5: Homesteading, Wine & Windy Beaches

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85 miles driven 22 inches of pizza eaten Currently: 57 degrees, partly cloudy, Homer, AK. Watching Last Comic Standing and staring out the window at mountain peaks across the Cook...
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Day 4: Hiking Up Exit Glacier

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12.5 miles walked 3000 feet ascended Currently: 55 degrees, light rain, Soldotna, AK. Sitting under the covers on a loft, fireplace warming from below, waiting for the rain to stop....
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Day 2: Trains & Puffins

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114 miles traveled on train 3.67 miles walked Currently: 65 degrees, cloudy, Seward, AK. Watching a lifetime documentary about Full House. What’d We Do? This morning we woke up at...
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Day 1: Hiking in Anchorage

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Currently: 72 degrees, mostly blue skies, Anchorage, AK. Watching American Ninja Warrior. Contemplating dinner. What’d We Do? After landing in Anchorage about 1am we quickly found a shuttle the hotel…

We’ve Arrived!

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We’ve arrived! More of an update to come later.