Saturday, July 13, 2013


We're back from an epic adventure in Alaska where my mg novel ICE DOGS is set.

For nearly three weeks we backpacked up mountains and camped, hiked across glowing glaciers, and kayaked our way through spectacular scenery.

One of the best things about travelling is sharing pictures! Here's a few:

note: I missed getting a really cool shot of a humpback whale breaching as well as a sea otter eating an octopus. The octopus was larger than the sea otter! The otter floated on its back while tearing at a rubbery tentacle. It was so cool to watch it smacking its lips while peering over to make sure we weren't trying to steal the prize.

Can't wait to go back!

Grizzly on the Denali Park road
Killer Whales in Kenai Fjords National Park
Having fun on Mat-su Glacier

Hiking the back country of Denali

Sea Lions Kenai Fjords National Park
View of Mt McKinley

Kayaking out of Homer
Denali Park road
Up on the Kesugi Ridge, Denali State Park
great view
Kachemak State Park - the marmots were everywhere on this trail! Standing up and screaming their alarm.