ALASKA – The Way of Nature

“Driving in the last frontier can be quite a doozy. The stunning landscapes make it hard to concentrate while the random junk on the side of the road keeps that whole “wild Alaska” thing in crystal-clear perspective. From crazy tourists, abundant wildlife, odd hauls, extreme hazards and harsh winter weather conditions – driving in the great 49th state is filled with “OMG” moments that will genuinely make your jaw drop and make you shake your head in disbelief. Check out these 25 undeniable thoughts that everyone has had while driving in Alaska”:

http://www.onlyinyourstate.com/alaska/wild-driving-thoughts-ak/

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Ketchikan Harley

“Historically, Alaska is a place that has attracted those fed up with conventionality.”

-Bill O’Reilly

Ketchikan Rider 2A

“This was one of the places people told me to go, it was one the big trips that you should see: Alaska.”

-Jeff Goldblum

Harleys A

Ice Road Trucker A

“For sheer majestic geography and sublime scale, nothing beats Alaska and the Yukon”

-Sam Abell

Glacier Bay 3A

Glacier Bay 4A

Glacier Bay 6A

Glacier Bay 7A

Glacier Bay Mountain A

“To the lover of wilderness, Alaska is one of the most wonderful countries in the world.”

-John Muir

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Denali Park 3A

“Nature is man’s teacher. She unfolds her treasures to his search, unseals his eye, illumes his mind, and purifies his heart; an influence breathes from all the sights and sounds of her existence.”

-Alfred Bernhard Nobel

Denali River A

Denali Summit 2A

Denali Summit 3A

“I believe that there is a subtle magnetism in Nature, which, if we unconsciously yield to it, will direct us aright.”

-Henry David Thoreau

Dalton Highway A

Ketchikan Rider A

“Motorcycling in the lower 48 states seems relatively easy in comparison to riding to Alaska. I always knew…

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2 thoughts on “Alaska – America’s Final Frontier

    • “Here there still survives one of Planet Earth’s own works of art, and this one, too, symbolizes freedom: freedom from the crowding and pollution of our cities, freedom to continue, unhindered and forever if we are willing, the particular story of Planet Earth unfolding here—freedom for us as well, who need to come to the few out-of-the-way places still remaining where we can breathe freely, be inspired, and understand a little of the majestic story of evolution, but also where we can learn to appreciate and respect the intricate and inscrutable unfolding of Earth’s destiny—when free from meddling human concerts and the urge to take possession of and use up what we so imperfectly understand.”- Lowell Sumner 11/30/1985 address to the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge 25th Anniversary Celebration.

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