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Dear readers, this blog is based on my experiences I’ve gathered on this beautiful planet so far and which I will hopefully continue to gather, may it be one hour away from home or on the other side of the globe. First of all: for traveling you do not have…

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Denali – the big adventure in the wilderness (part 1)

Anchorage, the Kenai Peninsula and in general the Pacific coast were a finished chapter for us. Now we were heading further to the interior of Alaska. We were on our way to Denali National Park. I still had a score to settle with this place. For instance, I have never…

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The second trip to the Kenai Peninsula

Like already announced, we still had more plans on the Kenai Peninsula. A new window for our van would be available after the long Memorial Day weekend, which made us travel around for this trip only with a provisory tape setup covering the hole. Also, we could store all our…

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The Kenai-Peninsula – new worlds to explore

The next chapter to be written on our trip was set to take place on the Kenai-Peninsula south of Anchorage. In Anchorage itself we had spent a few days meeting some friends, planning our further travels and investigating the weather. Then, finally, all the signs were on ‚go‘ and we…

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Wrangell-St. Elias National Park – into the Wild

Now that we were running on our summer schedule, Wrangell-St. Elias National Park was our next stop on the route. Well, actually it was quite a detour from our trip but for Alaskan measurements, it was basically around the corner. In addition to that America‘s biggest National Park is just…

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The Thompson Pass – a hard decision

Southcentral Alaska we had reached, now there was only one more step: Let’s hit Thompson Pass and get out on our skis! After so many travel days we were definitely ready for some outdoor activities and some fresh air. Like already reported the weather for this area was predicted to…

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Kluane – the journey along the highest summits of Canada

As the weather on the coast was very moody at that time of the year, which wasn’t really common people told us, there was not that much more to explore in Haines for us. I wish I could’ve gotten a longer, more interesting stay out of this but in this…

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The White Pass Route – first skiing attempts in the North

After our excellent drive on the Stewart-Cassiar Highway up into the Yukon Territory, we first made our way to Whitehorse where we stocked up our supplies and planned our next steps. On the southern Klondike Highway, we wanted to drive up to the White Pass, which lies between the Yukon,…

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Old friends on the Stewart-Cassiar Highway

For our way up north I chose the same route that Moritz and I had taken before. This meant that we would drive along the Stewart-Cassiar Highway behind the Coastal Mountains. This road has been one of the big highlights on our road trip two years ago and this time…

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Spring in the Rockies – or is it still winter?

I have left Revelstoke behind me and found myself in the Rockies for a while. The first week I was busy for Hagen Alpin Tours skiing the ski areas in the Banff National Park before my travel companion Mira picked me up and the adventure Alaska 2.0 took off. One…

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Revelstoke 2.0 – the second half of the winter

So, winter in Revelstoke is already over for me again. Since I last reported here tonnes of things happened. T report about all of them would be way too much effort so I will just write a summary of all the highlights. Those highlights definitely include all those touring days…

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