Wednesday, June 30, 2010

Alaska Day Three - Why People Really Come Here

Drove from Anchorage to Portage Glacier today - along Prince William Sound. 40 miles of mountains. And you see those mudflats in some of the pictures? yeah, you step in them, bad stuff happens. Those ain't your New England mudflats. They're glacial silt, which is basically arctic quicksand. You step in one, your leg gets locked in, the tide comes in....it's weird to be in a place where you're neither at the top of the food chain nor safe from the deadly...mud. So here's the pics...





































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