2004 Alaska Dreaming

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At first glance, Alaskan tundra looks deceivingly flat and inviting, giving me hope that, at 40 something, hiking for the first time since university days many years ago would not be too taxing. But, Alaskan tundra is uneven, spongy, boggy, rocky, scrubby and, in some places, just plain wet.  There are no trails here – […]

2004 Alaska: the cruise review

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This was our first cruise which happened at the end of a three week holiday in Alaska, where we had spent time in Vancouver, then Talkeetna and hiking, then Seward. We is me, my husband, Alan, and 12 year old daughter, Kate. This cruise is reviewed in a single post, and is not chronological as […]