The Original Adventure
As most of you know on May 1, 2011, I left on what would turn out to be a two year journey across the United States and Canada. Below are the original blog posts chronicling my adventure. I had absolutely no idea of the natural wonders I would encounter, the beautiful, remote places I would visit and the dozens of wonderful people who would turn out to be lifelong friends. While that particular journey is at an end, the adventure certainly continues. My hope for this section of the new website now is that it can be used by anyone looking to visit the remote and wonderful places you might not otherwise find across North America.
I met two guys from LA waiting for my flight from Chitina to McCarthy and we started talking about all the cool places we’d been to in Alaska. At one point in the conversation I told them that I’d lived in Fairbanks from September to March of 2013, because I wanted to watch it get…Read More
Seriously, it really is bigger than Switzerland at 13.2 million acres its the largest national park in the country. The only thing more impressive than the park’s size, is its remote, untouched, pristine wilderness. It’s a 4 1/2 hour drive from Anchorage up the Glenn Highway to the Edgerton Highway. At the end of that…Read More
Yesterday I saw the sun. It came out to greet me on my first day back in Alaska in three and a half years! Downtown Anchorage looks pretty much the same. That’s one of the awesome things about Alaska, while the rest of the world seems to be changing at a frenzied pace, Alaska (well…Read More
What an amazing chapter to the adventure! First off, you may have noticed that halcyonhighway has entered its second year in existence and the tag line’s now “Road Trip 2011-2012” which I’m very excited about. January 16th I arrive in London and go directly to Karin, Darragh and Milo’s house and look who was there…Read More
I think the time has come for my first retrospective. These photos are incredibly special to me. I was blown away by the sheer magnitude of natural beauty out there in the U.S. I was also delighted by the amazing people I encountered, either in person or from a distance. I’m extremely lucky to have…Read More