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Lonely Alaska

  1. 1. lonely Alaska Traveler: Fred Duration: 2008-9-14 ~ 2008-9-27
  2. 2. The preparations • Booking flight tickets to meet my travel plans. • Hostels or any place to sleep – seasonal close • Transportations – seasonal close
  3. 3. What’s in my backpack? • Guide: Lonely Planet Alaska 小說一本-風之影 (不要帶什麼阿拉斯加之死之類的) 小說一本 • 證件如護照, 駕照等. • 信用卡, 旅行支票, Cash (在阿拉斯加, 現金是一定要準 • 備的) 相機, 腳架,notebook, 手機 • 紙, 筆, 隨時記下每一件有趣的事 • 背包+防水背包套 • 睡袋, 頭燈, 微波保鮮盒, 1L水壺, 瑞士刀, 腰包 • GoreTex外套, Windstopper外套, 絨毛夾克, 短T-shirt*4, • 長褲*2, 短褲*1, 毛手套, 毛帽, 頭巾, 雨褲 GoreTex鞋, 涼 鞋(兼拖鞋), 備用眼鏡 個人盥洗用品及藥品等 • 旅遊平安保險 •
  4. 4. The expense! • USD1949.23, not including the flight tickets between TPE&USA – Flight tickets • SFO->Fairbanks (USD411.20), Fairbanks->Barrow (USD254.50), Barrow->Anchorage (USD285.50) – Car rental/3 Days (USD289.81) – Hostel (USD421.75)
  5. 5. San Francisco Airport • Sleep in the airport to wait for my early flight (7:30am) to Fairbanks.
  6. 6. Day 1. SFO->Fairbanks • Long flight. – SFO -> Salt Lake City -> Anchorage, AK -> Fairbanks, AK
  7. 7. Anchorage Airport • Most people’s Alaska 1st impression.
  8. 8. Anchorage Airport 找一個角落打發三個小時的候機時間. 一個人要去Kodiak釣大 鮭魚的老伯.
  9. 9. Era Aviation • My last flight today, to Fairbanks.
  10. 10. Go North Hostel • After 12 hours flight + lost my way, I’m here... finally!
  11. 11. Go North Hostel • My private Wolf Cabin tonight!
  12. 12. Day 2. Fairbanks -> Denali
  13. 13. other travelers Japanese couple traveled in Alaska for 2 months already. A German motorbike traveler
  14. 14. 出外靠朋友 • 除了吃了日本人的飯之外, 他們還泡了 杯綠茶給我, 這真是足以一掃昨晚天冷+ 下雨+迷路+差點斷糧的壞心情呀!
  15. 15. Sunny Day!? • George Park Hwy. from Fairbanks to Denali National Park.
  16. 16. Denali NP Road Map
  17. 17. Denali National Park • 明天的天氣不會比今天好, 把握當下.
  18. 18. A wild moose in Denali
  19. 19. Mountain McKinley – the highest mountain of Alaska
  20. 20. Denali National Park – mile 15
  21. 21. Denali National Park – mile 15
  22. 22. Mile 15 – Savage River
  23. 23. Write a postcard for myself
  24. 24. A wild rabbit in Denali
  25. 25. Denali Mountain Morning Hostel near Carlo Creak • The Kitchen and Dining room
  26. 26. Day 3. drive into mile 30 • Lunch time!
  27. 27. Denali NP – mile 30
  28. 28. Denali National Park - Autumn
  29. 29. Denali National Park - sunshine!
  30. 30. Ptarmigan – the state bird
  31. 31. Ptarmigan – changes to white color in winter
  32. 32. A video about Ptarmigan
  33. 33. Denali National Park
  34. 34. magpie
  35. 35. Riley Creek Campground 睡了一晚的心得是… 真是他媽的冷 死了! 不要輕易嘗試!
  36. 36. Day 4. on the way to the civilization - Nenana
  37. 37. Day 4. return to the civilization - Fairbanks • My first Alaskan shower happened here – Billie's Backpackers Hostel.
  38. 38. Homeless and hungry
  39. 39. My dinner for Day 4. • a mexican pizza, some chips and broccoli
  40. 40. Dining room
  41. 41. Day 5. UAF day. • Lookout for whole Fairbanks.
  42. 42. “Caribou” is different from Moose.
  43. 43. A shortcut? UAF's trail.
  44. 44. UAF's museum
  45. 45. Day 5. Fairbanks • Moose meat.
  46. 46. Day 5. 22:58, we're waiting for the Aurora!
  47. 47. Day 6. midnight - Aurora!
  48. 48. Day 6. midnight - Aurora!
  49. 49. Day 6. midnight - Aurora!
  50. 50. Day 6. Fairbanks city tour by bike • Video: bike to Fairbanks downtown.
  51. 51. Day 6. Fairbanks • No doubt, it's Fairbanks downtown.
  52. 52. Day 7. last day in Fairbanks • Prepare lunch for myself – hot dog bun + chips + broccoli
  53. 53. Day 7. on the bus to the North Pole • City bus (green line) passenger with a good beard.
  54. 54. Day 7. North Pole near Fairbanks Dear Santa, this is my wish wall…
  55. 55. Day 7. North Pole near Fairbanks Dear Santa, … I will leave you cookies.
  56. 56. Day 7. last dinner in Fairbanks Cook pasta & bake chips for myself.
  57. 57. Day 8. fly to Barrow, 500km above the Arctic Circle Fairbanks->Prudhoe Bay->Barrow (the far north Eskimo village)
  58. 58. Day 8. 出外靠朋友 • Fairbanks intl. airport, 6:49am.
  59. 59. Day 8. Fairbanks -> Barrow • Alaska Airlines: 50% passenger, 50% cargo
  60. 60. Day 8. Narl Hotel • Narl Hotel is the cheapest place to stay in Barrow (USD85/d).
  61. 61. Day 8. Barrow, Damn Cold Place • Rent a ATV(USD80/d) and look for the Bears alone!
  62. 62. Day 8. Barrow Point
  63. 63. Day 8. Arctic Ocean
  64. 64. Day 8. Barrow Point • Looking for the Bears in the Arctic Ocean.
  65. 65. Day 8. top of Alaska – Point Barrow
  66. 66. Day 8. Barrow Point A: Barrow downtown; B: Narl Hotel; C: Point Barrow; D: Point Barrow
  67. 67. Day 8. Point Barrow. 我老遠就看到這台藍色車, 以為有別人也在這裡, 突然心 裡一陣安慰... 騎近一看原來只是破車一台, 這兒除了我, 哪還有別人呢?
  68. 68. Day 8. Barrow Point A: Barrow downtown; B: Narl Hotel; C: Point Barrow; D: Point Barrow
  69. 69. Day 8. Snowy Owl – only live in Barrow
  70. 70. Day 8. Point Barrow Video: http://flickr.com/photos/javamariner/2898513496/in/set-72157607075213307/
  71. 71. Day 8. Barrow Point A: Barrow downtown; B: Narl Hotel; C: Point Barrow; D: Point Barrow
  72. 72. Day 8. want a Polar Bear? or your Life?
  73. 73. Day 8. want a Bear? Or your Life? • 中間有一段手晃了一下, 那是因為...
  74. 74. Day 8. Barrow Point A: Barrow downtown; B: Narl Hotel; C: Point Barrow; D: Point Barrow
  75. 75. Day 9. sightseeing in Barrow downtown • The northernmost US post office. And Mail a postcard to myself.
  76. 76. Day 9. sightseeing in Barrow downtown
  77. 77. Day 9. sightseeing in Barrow downtown
  78. 78. Day 9. extreme climate. • Sunshine, fog, rain, ice rain, snow may happen in one day.
  79. 79. Day 9. The Natives - Eskimo
  80. 80. Day 9. The Natives - Eskimo
  81. 81. Day 9. The Natives - Eskimo
  82. 82. Day 9. Happy Natives - Eskimo
  83. 83. Day 10. Barrow to Anchorage
  84. 84. Day 10. ilisagvik college's restaurant • I came here every night because they provide free WIFI.
  85. 85. Day 10. Barrow Airport
  86. 86. Day 10. Barrow's ice rain.
  87. 87. Day 10. my bed tonight • My bed in Alaska Backpackers' Inn, Anchorage.
  88. 88. Day 10. a message from my Indian friends • I found it on the wall of Alaska Backpackers Inn.
  89. 89. Day 10. leave my own message
  90. 90. Day 10. Anchorage in a cloudy day
  91. 91. Day 11. the Alaska Zoo • Black bear
  92. 92. Day 11. in the Alaska Zoo • A lazy grizzly.
  93. 93. Day 11. • Snowy Owl
  94. 94. Day 11. polar bear
  95. 95. Day 11. • Visit the zoo with my Bulgarian roommates. Guess who is the oldest man?
  96. 96. Day 11. free WIFI here!
  97. 97. Day 12. Mama VS Obama
  98. 98. Day 13. Anchorage in sunny day
  99. 99. Day 13. time to go home! • Route #7 to the airport. Thanks to Kiril to give me his day pass.
  100. 100. Day 13. Luxurious Time!
  101. 101. Day 13 or 14? • waiting for my 4:30am flight back to TPE.
  102. 102. More About the Trip • More photos on Flickr http://www.flickr.com/photos/javamariner/sets/7215760 7075213307/ • More travel details on blog http://fredmong.blogspot.com/2008/08/alaska-usa-sep- 2008.html

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