Alaska Expedition:  4 Month Countdown Update
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Alaska Expedition: 4 Month Countdown Update

Four months from today I head out on the first of several travel expeditions that this blog will report about. Up to now I have been writing about past trips and excursions as well as smaller current trips. This trip is totally DIY and broken up into four stages: First: Kenai Peninsula Second: Denali Third:…

Field Guides for the Field  (what else would I use them for)

Field Guides for the Field (what else would I use them for)

Besides adventure books (see blog post here), I love a good field guide when I’m out and about. These guides help in identifying what you see and to understand the ecosystems where you are exploring, or want to explore. They are also great to get kids interested in an upcoming vacation (even to a beach,…

Endless Options

Endless Options

One thing I discovered in all my travels, including spending 11 months backpacking across Europe in the 1980s , is that you never have enough time to see and do what you want. Eleven months and two weeks in Europe and I couldn’t see everything, so I don’t expect a 3-week Alaska expedition to allow…

Alaska Journey

What was supposed to be the last state visited on a 50-state quest to coincide with my 60th birthday in 2022  as a cruise with my wife, has morphed into a 3 week DIY fishing and adventure trek across the last frontier. What Changed?  COVID changed everything.  By the time I make it to Alaska,…