Tag Archives: Alaska

Capitol Challenge

Last November I finally achieved one of my Bucket List goals… to visit, and geocache in, all 50 US states. Although I do say so myself, it was quite an achievement. Especially for someone who doesn’t live in the USA, … Continue reading

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Alaskan Orca

I can’t believe Rich caught this on camera! An Orca breaching in Resurrection Bay, Alaska, out from Seward. Thanks to Cee’s Fun Photo Challenge of Nature Animals for reminding me of this one. The A to Z Challenge has reached … Continue reading

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Kennecott & McCarthy – Alaskan Ghost Towns

From the moment I first saw a photo of the abandoned copper mill in the mining ghost town of Kennecott, while planning our trip to Alaska, I knew it had to go on my Bucket List. Then I discovered it … Continue reading

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Some Of My Favourite Rivers

Inspiring herself with another great post about Rome today, Ailsa (of Where’s My Backpack?) has come up with Rivers as her Travel Theme this week. This is particularly appropriate, since the A to Z Challenge letter for the week is … Continue reading

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Close Encounter With An Alaskan Bear

Unsurprisingly, my trip to Alaska in 2007 was one of the most memorable vacations I’ve ever taken. It really was the adventure of a lifetime. So much so, that the fourth Jaspa’s Journey book (The Hermit of Kennecott) will be … Continue reading

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Happy Earth Day!

It’s going to take me at least 7 ½ lifetimes to see and do everything I want to on this enormous, beautiful planet. My Bucket List includes every last bit of its incredible diversity. From mountains to deserts. From coral … Continue reading

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Wait A Minute… Yellow Figure?… That’s Me!

I don’t normally do multiple posts on a single day. And I certainly don’t normally do multiple posts on a single topic. But as soon as I hit the ‘Publish’ button on ‘Yellow(ish) Figure Selfie’ earlier, I suddenly had a … Continue reading

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