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Re: Alaska Master Thread
« Reply #360 on: June 17, 2014, 01:00:53 PM »
Make sure you also check cash prices. Sometimes they're really low - I paid $172 for ANC-MSP-LGA on DL last summer.
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Re: Alaska Master Thread
« Reply #361 on: June 17, 2014, 08:45:18 PM »
Try flying Alaskan direct from Newark, using AA miles. I'd say that's the best value.
Thanks that sounds real sweet.

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Re: Alaska Master Thread
« Reply #362 on: June 17, 2014, 09:03:31 PM »
Make sure you also check cash prices. Sometimes they're really low - I paid $172 for ANC-MSP-LGA on DL last summer.
Wow. What's the shortest time frame that is still reasonably worth going for? 6days?

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Re: Alaska Master Thread
« Reply #363 on: June 17, 2014, 09:10:14 PM »
Wow. What's the shortest time frame that is still reasonably worth going for? 6days?

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Re: Alaska Master Thread
« Reply #364 on: July 30, 2014, 08:13:09 PM »
A friend of mine has been RVing for the past 12 months with his family all over the western US, Canada, and Alaska.  He's also a professional photographer so he has some nice shots if you are interested in seeing them.  This link takes you to the day or two before they entered Alaska, but day 1 started in Monsey and there's a "Trip Map" page with an interactive google map so you can find any day from that map.

http://lookbeforeyoulive.com/?p=4770

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Re: Alaska Master Thread
« Reply #365 on: July 31, 2014, 12:35:00 PM »
A friend of mine has been RVing for the past 12 months with his family all over the western US, Canada, and Alaska.  He's also a professional photographer so he has some nice shots if you are interested in seeing them.  This link takes you to the day or two before they entered Alaska, but day 1 started in Monsey and there's a "Trip Map" page with an interactive google map so you can find any day from that map.

http://lookbeforeyoulive.com/?p=4770
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Re: Alaska Master Thread
« Reply #366 on: July 31, 2014, 04:16:58 PM »
A friend of mine has been RVing for the past 12 months with his family all over the western US, Canada, and Alaska.  He's also a professional photographer so he has some nice shots if you are interested in seeing them.  This link takes you to the day or two before they entered Alaska, but day 1 started in Monsey and there's a "Trip Map" page with an interactive google map so you can find any day from that map.

http://lookbeforeyoulive.com/?p=4770
Wow, that is just so awesome on so many levels.
I don't think I've ever been so jealous in my entire life...

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Re: Alaska Master Thread
« Reply #367 on: July 31, 2014, 05:07:37 PM »
Wow, that is just so awesome on so many levels.
I don't think I've ever been so jealous in my entire life...

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Re: Alaska Master Thread
« Reply #368 on: July 31, 2014, 05:11:10 PM »
This is sick
Wow, that is just so awesome on so many levels.
I don't think I've ever been so jealous in my entire life...
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Re: Alaska Master Thread
« Reply #369 on: July 31, 2014, 09:00:20 PM »
"The difference between you and him and him and me isn't different at all: we’re all different.” ~ Jarod Kintz
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Re: Alaska Master Thread
« Reply #370 on: July 31, 2014, 09:42:55 PM »
"The trouble with quotes on the Internet is that it's difficult to determine whether or not they are genuine." - Abraham Lincoln
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Re: Alaska Master Thread
« Reply #371 on: July 31, 2014, 10:10:35 PM »
The most inane musing of the commonest of folk can be made to sound important by affixing the name of a famous philosopher at the end.  -Plato
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Re: Alaska Master Thread
« Reply #372 on: August 03, 2014, 01:34:22 AM »
- Alaska is huge; don't try to see it all
- The weather can be nasty; don't be surprised if it's cold and wet the entire time
- RVs are great, and extremely practical in Alaska
- A Kenai Fjords National Park Tour is probably better than one out of Whittier
- Don't kayak 9.5 miles if you've never done it before
- Skip Exit Glacier - go for Matanuska
- Matanuska Glacier is awesome
- Matanuska Glacier is so awesome I had to repeat it twice :)
Absolutely incredible TR, can't believe I'm just reading it now.
Another one of those places I should've done pre-kids. Now it'll probably wait until the kids can do all that and come along :)

Drinking the water from the glacier near Jasper was just other-worldly. Though we remembered to bring bottles to fill up.
I haven't been able to appreciate water since trying that.  Well, except perhaps after a fast ;)
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Re: Alaska Master Thread
« Reply #373 on: August 03, 2014, 09:59:20 AM »
Amazing TR!

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Re: Alaska Master Thread
« Reply #374 on: August 03, 2014, 10:03:48 AM »
A friend of mine has been RVing for the past 12 months with his family all over the western US, Canada, and Alaska.  He's also a professional photographer so he has some nice shots if you are interested in seeing them.  This link takes you to the day or two before they entered Alaska, but day 1 started in Monsey and there's a "Trip Map" page with an interactive google map so you can find any day from that map.

http://lookbeforeyoulive.com/?p=4770
Wow.