‘Over the River and Through the Woods’, in a ‘Marshmallow World’. The fam had a terrific time last Sunday afternoon in the company of some four-footed friends. Horse Trekkin Alaska, a Summer and Winter horseback riding and driving outfit based right here in Anchorage, gave us a little taste of old-time Alaska mingled with some […]
Before I launch into the treasures of winter hiking around Anchorage, there is a message I must deliver to the brown bruin seen wandering Far North Bicentennial Park on Saturday. “Get the heck back in bed and don’t let me catch you up again until April or you’ll be sorry!” We mothers have such a […]
The biggest dog party of the year is set to begin Saturday, March 7th in downtown Anchorage. The Iditarod Sled Dog Race, made famous by Balto and 19 of his closest dog friends during the diptheria epidemic in 1920’s Nome, is a testament to the enduring spirit of the sled dog and his person. We […]
Who doesn’t love a carnival? Rides, food, contests of wit and strength, and in this case, fur hats, mittens, and dozens of howling sled dogs, with with a few reindeer thrown in for good measure. Step right up, folks. Entering its 75th year of entertaining winter-weary Alaskans, Fur Rendezvous is set to begin yet another stellar “beginning to […]
Let’s face it; anyone who even considers a vacation to Alaska has a sense of the spirit that has kept the 49th state a prosperous one for travelers far and wide. With 34,000 miles of coastline, over 3 million lakes, and mountains everywhere you look, Alaska keeps drawing ’em in year after year. It’s a […]
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