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Coldfoot Camp Alaska on EveryRoadAStory

Getting Cold Feet at Coldfoot Camp

By Terri Marshall

“Looky, looky!” An elderly Asian lady excitedly tugged on my coat sleeve and pointed to the sky. Above us, the aurora borealis gracefully danced across the heavens, putting on a show the likes of which I’d never seen before. Vanessa and I (and it seemed roughly half the population of Asia) were in Alaska—high above … Read more

Only the Shadow Knows: Waiting on a Groundhog in Punxsutawney, PA

By Vanessa Orr

So it’s 4 a.m., and I’m waking up to see a rodent. A famous one, but still, I have to ask myself if it’s worth getting bundled up in massive layers of clothing and hiking up a hill to Gobbler’s Knob to see if a groundhog will see its shadow. Of course, that groundhog is … Read more

traveling the Dalton Highway on Every Road A Story

Alaska’s Dalton Highway: We Survived—by Letting Someone Else Drive

By Terri Marshall

“No, you are not going to drive.” These are the first words that Vanessa said to me after learning that we would be traveling Alaska’s famed Dalton Highway. And she was right, I wasn’t driving. But this time, neither was she. Hell, even ice road truckers don’t want to drive what is not only one … Read more

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