Archive Monthly Archives: July 2018

Hiking in Denali National Park

Come along as we go hiking in Denali National Park. We hope to get back to the park for more hiking before we leave Alaska. Mt. Healy Overlook Trail The Mt. Healy Overlook Trail is 2.7 miles one way with 1700 ft. in elevation gain. But it’s worth it. The views up there are beautiful! […]

Flight around Mt. Denali

This video is a long one, but it’s worth it! Come along as we take a flight around Mt. Denali and then bus back through Denali National Park & Preserve. Flight around Mt. Denali and then on to Kantishna in Denali National Park We took a 6-seater prop plane with Kantishna Air on a 55-minute scenic fly-by of […]

Pasta e Fagioli

Folks with Italian heritage are probably familiar with Pasta e Fagioli. It’s a staple in many Italian homes. Its name means pasta and beans which are the main ingredients. Most recipes are likely accidentally vegetarian or vegan! I didn’t grow up with it and feel like I missed out! This recipe comes together quickly, is […]

Free Camping in Healy, Alaska

We finally moved on from the Walmart in Fairbanks. Woohoo! We found some free camping in Healy, Alaska on BLM land. Much better. Free camping in Healy at Otto Lake BLM NOTE: We’ve heard reports from people that went to Alaska in the summer of 2019 that this campsite is now marked as private land […]