• chena-river
    Photography,  Travel

    Photo Challenge: Mirror

    We made it to Friday! This has felt like an incredibly long week, but we’re almost to the weekend. The past week’s photo challenge from The Daily Post was “Mirror“. I’ve always loved the nature photos you see of a cool reflection in a body of water. You know those pictures of a perfect mirror image of trees and/or clouds or what have you on a lake or some large body of water. When I was in Alaska in June/July I was on a riverboat ride down the Chena River. Of course, I took a lot of photos as evidenced by previous photo challenge responses and all my travel posts! When…

  • View from Denali Princess Lodge
    Life,  Travel

    Alaska Vacation – Part 1 on YouTube

    Hey all, part 1 of my Alaska Vacation is up on my YouTube channel! Seeing as how my trip was a total of 12 days including travel days, I decided the best way to split up my videos was to make 3 videos, each video highlighting 4 days. So this first video highlights Days 1-4 of my Land + Cruise vacation of Alaska. Plus, breaking it up into 3 videos is much more manageable both for me to create and you to watch. In the video you will see: me traveling to Alaska how the sun is still going strong at 11pm in the Land of the Midnight Sun the…

  • Fairbanks Riverboat

    Alaska: Fairbanks – Riverboat Discovery

    Hello from Alaska! By now, if you are a regular reader, you know I’m on vacation in Alaska. I’m on a land + cruise vacation with Princess Cruises and I must say that Alaska certainly is stunningly beautiful. I have a lot of sightseeing, food, and other travel related posts to go up over the next few weeks and I’m also taking videos so I can create a few travel videos when I get home. Today, I’m going to tell you about my first full day in Alaska. I went on a 3 hour trip down (and back up) the Chena River in Fairbanks. Fairbanks, I learned is known as…