Adventures in Alaska, part 4

After departing Haines, I returned to Juneau for another night. Then, reunited with my bike, it was nearly another day’s travel to Sitka. Sitka was definitely my favorite town I visited while in Alaska. Sitka is located on the Pacific Ocean, or as they like to say, “the outside of the inside passage.” Since the […]

Adventures in Alaska, part 1

I arrived back to Bellingham, Washington via the Alaska ferry system a week ago on Friday. After a lazy couple days relaxing from vacation, I started work at Evergreen and began prep for the looming academic year. The task of editing hundreds of photos from this last adventure has proved daunting; each landscape I passed […]

gearing up

The other day, friend Erin helped me fit new panniers to my bike and perform some basic maintenance.  Everything is almost a go for my Alaska Adventure, which begins Friday in Bellingham, WA. I have a few more small items to get, including some sort of footwear. I want something water resistant that is slim […]

Alaska Bound!

I am taking a much needed leave without pay for the month of August, as a break before the academic year begins again on September 19th. That means I don’t have to work and I don’t get paid, for those of you not familiar with LWOP. Throughout the month of July, I taught a summer […]