It is over

It is late July, and our adventure is over. The Global tavelers headed back to the home base on July 11th. The Gulfstream took off at 10:15 from Anchorage and headed Southeast, made a low pass over the fjords near Wrangell, another low approach at Watson Lake, another at Bozman, MT and returned to Broomfield, … Read more

To the North Pole

Well, it was almost to the Pole. The diversion to the West that we have made on this flight didn’t allow us to go quite as far North as we would have liked, so we only made it to 82ºN. The flight was slightly longer than our average on the Global project but we saw … Read more

Part nine: Anchorage again

July 8. We are having a much needed hard down day today. Thinking back, the hotel in Midway was totally adequate for rest but making it to Anchorage was a better idea: in Midway people would go all out and keep exploring not realizing how tired they are, while in Anchorage by now everything seems … Read more

Almost back home

We are heading back home. Almost back, since by now Anchorage, located on the same continent as our home, feels much like home. The drive out to the airplane among the dozing albatross sitting everywhere was as unusual as the rest of our trip, with the driver of the first vehicle stopping and getting out … Read more

Part eight: Midway

Our 10:30 pm arrival last night was not a strong enough reason for at least two people from our crew to not to get up and out before sunrise. With only one chance at the sunrise on Midway, how could one sleep in? Of course we had to go and explore when the day is … Read more