I Want to Return to Alaska

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 25 People

    Spent Two Years In Fairbanks

    My Dad was in the Army when I was growing up and he did a long tour in Alaska. We were stationed at Ft. Wainwright. My younger sister was born while we were there. I have many memories from our time there and Mom has old movies. I've always wanted to go back for a visit and it...
    Burgereater Burgereater
    46-50, F
    4 Responses Nov 1, 2009

    Beautiful Memories.

    Alaska was one of the most beautiful and fascinating places I have ever visited. I truly didn't want to leave there but I was on my way to Hawaii so it was a great trade off. Hawaii is beautiful too and everyone should visit both of these states at least once before they die...
    fungirlmmm fungirlmmm
    46-50, F
    2 Responses Nov 24, 2009

    I Too Want To Return To Alaska

    My husband and I lived on Adak for almost three years, we really loved it there. I have always wanted to go back to Alaska, I've heard it said that once you live in Alaska you never get it out of your blood and that is so so true. I remember the wind always blowing, the snow...
    sweetandwild sweetandwild
    4 Responses Nov 2, 2009

    Prudhoe Bay 1986

    So I flew up to Prudhoe Bay in the springtime to make arrangements to meet a ship offshore a little later that year ... but this is about the contractors that used to run the early warning radars at Barter Island.  (Do they still? No idea, I left that game behind.) Flew up...
    windlion windlion
    56-60, M
    Oct 20, 2008

    Return To Alaska

    Hi All, I want to spend a month in Alaska. Can anyone give me any insights advice or recommendations, like what time of year is the best...I would like to pick up temporary work waitressing in a quaint cafe, trying my hand at fishing. I would love to experience the Northern...
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    Oct 11, 2012
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