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Un esquimal mira a través de un paisaje nevado

As Alaska’s visitors cross the Arctic Circle, legend has it that many pilots give the plane a slight “bump” letting passengers know they’ve crossed the legendary circle. Alaska’s Arctic is home to the Inupiat Eskimos, many who still live a subsistence lifestyle and still preserve their history verbally from generation to generation. The Far North is filled with a rich history and natural wonders, from the gold rush days of yore to the Gates of the Arctic National Park and Preserve.

The communities of Alaska’s Far North are accessible from Fairbanks or Anchorage via jet or small aircraft. This is one of Alaska’s most diverse regions, filled with cultural opportunities, wildlife and a landscape ranging from coastal plains to mountain ranges.

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Our trip to Alaska was fabulous.  Everywhere we visited was like  being in the middle of a picture postcard.  What a beautiful State you have.  But the true beauty and soul of your state is it's people.  Every person we met was so proud of Alaska and eager to tell us about it and if they were former "outsiders" they would tell us why they came and more important, why they stayed.  We would recommend a trip to Alaska to everyone.  You haven't seen the United States until you have been to Alaska. 

  Judy & Dean Jarnac, Heath, Ohio

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