In Anchorage, Alaska, Walmart has apparently trained the ravens to help with the return of carts. If you look carefully you’ll see that there are at least five ravens in this photo.
If you like signs, this signpost on the corner of 4th and F streets in Anchorage, Alaska shows the distance to many other cities in the U.S. and around the world.
If you’re interested, you can listen to one of my favorite songs, Temporal Dominoes, by Marian Call, at this bandcamp.com link. I first heard of Ms. Call when I lived in Alaska, and she performed at Vagabond Blues in Palmer, Alaska. This song and another one she created called Anchorage are two of my favorite songs that I first heard in 2014. (Temporal Dominoes is very upbeat, Anchorage is more mellow, but I like them both.)
Here’s what the 10 a.m. sunrise looks like in Anchorage, Alaska on October 27th.
ADN.com has this nice list of things to do in Anchorage, Alaska on New Year’s Eve.
Back on December 31, 2010, I was trying to make my way to Seward, Alaska, but had a problem with icy roads, and couldn’t find chains to fit my tires, so after a few hours I finally gave up on the trek and stopped in a hotel in Anchorage. They started the fireworks at 5 or 6pm (because of the whole darkness thing), and various shows went on all night, which was pretty cool. Happy New Year’s Eve!
If you ever drive south out of Anchorage, Alaska to destinations like Seward and Homer, this is what you'll see as you exit Anchorage, due south.
Alaska travel tip: When the choice is a hot dog or reindeer sausage, go with the hot dog.
Thanks to global warming, glaciers are disappearing and Alaska is burning.
(Follow David Hulen’s Twitter account for updates about Alaska.)
Flowers and a grassy roof at the Visitor’s Center, Anchorage, Alaska.
I just received notice that the Apple Store in Anchorage, Alaska has reopened. Might be time to move back, although I have no idea what “all the new Today” means. :)