DNP - Sunset Reflecting on Mountain

Sunset in Denali National Park and Preserve

Getting a sunset photo in summer (and even in the spring) could be challenging unless you want to stay up very, very late.  In the middle of the summer there would be a good chance of catching a sunset and sunrise within one hour of each other.  There wasn’t that much daylight while I was […]

Flat Top

Hiking and Viewing at Flat Top in Anchorage, Alaska

Whenever I’m asked for places to see in Alaska (or more specifically Anchorage) Flat Top makes the cut.  The main viewing area can be accessed by car (driving directions below).  Depending on the weather Mount Susitna (Sleeping Lady) and Mt. McKinley and its foothills can be seen across Knik Arm.  Also, Anchorage in its entirety can […]

AMHS - Columbia - Finlayson Channel - View from back of Boat

Checking In From Ketchikan, Alaska

We left Bellingham, Washington on Friday at 6:30 pm and finally arrived in our first port today (Sunday at 6:30 am).  My dogs couldn’t have been happier to walk on solid ground.  I’ll write another time about the experience of travelling with two dogs on the Alaska Marine Highway System (ferry). With little time in […]