Sailing Aboard Riverboat Discovery: Experiencing Native Culture

I am looking out from the bow of the sternwheeler Riverboat Discovery III as we glide up the calm, khaki-green Chena River. It is mid-May, 70-degrees with a blue sky and puffy cumulus clouds; I peel off unnecessary layers while listening to our guide’s lively narration on the natural history and cultural history of interior […]

Road Trip Through Alaska: Two Weeks, Seven Locations

Story & Photos by Terri Marshall and Vanessa Orr As we approach the massive ice chute, I tell Terri that we need to be quiet. Though the avalanche has already happened, you never know what sounds or vibrations might cause more ice to break. “I am being quiet,” says Terri. “I’m being very quiet.” “You’re […]