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Where in the World Wednesday: Special Edition

Day One:

Port: Seattle

Debark Time: 4 PM

Day Two:

Fun Day at Sea

We ended up with priority boarding. Let me just say, it’s worth it! 615 more words

Halfway houses are halfway there

This is the first of three blog posts I plan on writing about the Halfway Houses in Anchorage, Alaska. 

There are three halfways houses in Anchorage. 1,406 more words


Retreat From Kluane

A bit early in the season still, but an escape from town and into the Yukon seems prudent, so I pack the truck with food, water, and gear, point it north and fly up the Haines Highway towards the border. 752 more words



So, your favorite butch blogger leaves in a few weeks for Seattle and then an Alaskan cruise.

I’m excited/terrified because …

Well, we’ve met.

Note to self: Pack extra flannel and those Superman socks that you wear when you’re feeling scared or nervous. 235 more words


Forgotten Luxuries

Living in the Arctic provides for a different life than that found in almost the entire developed western world today.  Full time living, if one is to do it without great expense, calls for an in-sourcing of many activities and a step back in time.  838 more words

Keel Laying Of Norwegian Bliss Taken Place Today

The first section of Norwegian Cruise Line’s Norwegian Bliss’s keel was laid today at the Meyer Werft shipyard in Papenburg, Germany. This marks the start of the construction and assembly of the ship, which is scheduled to be delivered in Spring 2018. 195 more words

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