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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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Without a doubt one of the best trips I have taken.  Flew into Anchorage from Boston, drove to Homer and then to Halibut Cove!  We did a day adventure with Bald Mnt which flew us to Katmai National Park to see the bears - what an experience. You could almost reach out and touch them!!  The return trip we flew directly over the glaciers - you could see the crevices & the different colors of the ice; the seals, the moose - incredible.  Halibut Cove is probably one of the most picturesque places I have been, a very quaint fishing village.  Thank you ALASKA!!

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