This summer, I was lucky enough to make a solo trip to Alaska. While this wasn’t my first
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Water. In the space called Frederick Sound, the water waits silently. There’s a
It’s a narrow wooden bridge, so when a girl runs past, the reverberations affect us all. She’s a teenager, or maybe older, in classic blue jeans and US sneakers, with flowing blonde hair. A few minutes later I see her again, wrapped in a traditional Tlingit cloak and chanting with her ancestors.
We’ve crossed the bridge to the space outside Chief Shakes’ House, some 1000 miles north of Seattle.
Finally, I stop. My heartbeat reels like a dizzy child who’s been spinning around on the spot, my lungs test their boundaries and my soul smiles with joy. This must be what they mean by a natural high.
So simple, so fresh, so utterly amazing. Ice and fire fascinate me at a level [...]
Despite studying science, there are a few things that always seem…
Bright white and blue – that’s the typical image of a glacier, isn’t it? Milky glacial water, iridescent ice and a sky full of sunshine or perhaps the swirl of falling snow.
The Baird Glacier in southeast Alaska has a rather different chemistry…
I’ll admit it, the very term “Flightseeing” made me flinch a little. It’s right there with staycation, functionality and deplane as the opposite of words that make me smile.
Yet, one glance at the floatplanes walking on water changed my mind…
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