DrFumblefinger enjoys the beautiful scenery along the Turnagain Arm of Cook Inlet, home to one of the most impressive tidal bores in the world
With Alaska cruises off the table for this year, two of the usual cruise lines are offering land-only itineraries.
DrFumblefinger visits the town of Girdwood, Alaska. Situated less than an hour's drive from Anchorage, Girdwood is surrounded by beautiful mountains and glaciers, and is home to a popular ski resort.
There's little hope for a waiver to allow a cruise season in Alaska; it's tied up with competing interests and a historic law.
DrFumblefinger enjoyed a display of falconry while visiting Fairbanks.
DrFumblefinger enjoys the scenery at Upper Trail Lake, Alaska.
Alaska's cargo-heavy Anchorage airport may be getting a new role for passengers as well.
Canada extends its cruise ban to March, 2022, effectively canceling Alaska cruises that require a stop in Canada.
One of the pleasures of traveling is talking to local folks whenever that's possible. This couple—happy with their harvest of coho fillets from a half day of fishing—were friendly and offered very helpful advice.
DrFumblefinger visits North Pole and finds Christmas is alive and well throughout the year.
DrFumblefinger visits Turnagain Pass, the highest point on the Seward Highway and a subalpine environment.
The Gould Cabin is one of the oldest in the Fairbanks region, standing on the spot it was built on more than a century ago.
DrFumblefinger enjoyed how this old truck had been converted into a planter in remote Alaska.
In an unusual collision, an Alaska Airlines plane hits a bear that had invaded the runway.
DrFumblefinger was fortunate enough to witness hundreds of sandhill cranes gather in Fairbanks during the annual Tanana Valley Sandhill Crane Festival.