Sarah Jane Humke

The life of a traveling, reading, writing, spining and knitting shepherdess.

Ok, so if you missed it, I would totally suggest* that you check out Whale Hunters by the National Geographic Channel.  I like that the documentary makers didn’t seem to “pretty up” any of the facts about the lifestyle of the Inupiat Eskimos that hunt the bowhead whales that pass near Point Barrow each year.  …

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In no particular order: 1.)    I’ve learned that the past decade plus of being mostly alone has not prepared me well for a cross-country trip with my parents. 2.)    Canada is big.  I mean, really big.  Folks from the US have no appreciation of just how big our neighbor to the North (or the West …

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Today we drove from Anchorage down to Homer and then on to Seward.  It was sort of rainy and windy most of the day.  We saw the water down there and took a few pictures.  It was a lot of driving and not a lot of stopping to tell you the truth.  Here are some …

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Today we took a 12 hour tour of Denali National Park in which resides Mt. McKinley, the 2nd tallest mountain in the world.  Since it is doubtful (at this point in time at least) that I will ever see Everest, this is a pretty big deal for me.  And see it we did!  The mountain …

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