I’ve been to Alaska twice but each time was for work so I didn’t get to see much of the terrain. However, even a glimpse of the local is enough to witness its majesty. The natural beauty is breathtaking.
Alaska is dark for much of the year though. At some points there are only four hours of light. Then in the summer there is endless light.
I almost prefer it when it is colder and the tourists have gone home.
I have always met incredible people when working here – people I will remember for the rest of my life.
Despite not having seen much of the geography, every time I’ve been in Alaska some Higher force has spoken to me. Whether it’s the spirit of the people or the animals, something whispers that it’s okay to be wild. It’s okay to be free. Some of us are not domesticated.
We are a world that thrives on convention and when you don’t fit into those conventions, it’s easy to feel lost and not good enough.
Alaska doesn’t care about those conventions. Alaska is true to itself. It has its problems for sure but it doesn’t apologize for itself.
Source: Lise’s Letters
Wild and Dangerous