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I wanted to do something stupid… but I didn’t (Barrow, Alaska, Part 3)

Now for closing thoughts about Barrow, Alaska.

There are palm trees in Barrow. No joke.

I will admit that this is the first time I’ve ever gone to the front desk of a hotel and had a conversation that went like this:

“Hi, I’d like to do something stupid and walk to the museum,” […]

Kivgiq – The Messenger Feast (Barrow, Alaska, part 2)

These dancers performed sitting down, as if in a boat. It was exceptionally beautiful.

It’s a little difficult to explain my rational for visiting Alaska in winter – and why in February.

Another amazing performance. I bet my captions get dull, quickly.

I’d go into the rational but it involves rental car pricing […]

A Complicated Relationship With… Hunting. (Barrow, Alaska, part 1)

Generally speaking, I’m a flaming Liberal.

Except when it comes to guns and hunting. And this is where my stances are complicated. Guns are, generally speaking, bad. They deserve heavy regulation. There’s no need for anybody in New York City to carry a gun.

In Barrow, Alaska, where I am now, hunting and guns are […]