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For those with a naturalist streak, few places on earth compare with the wonders of Southwest Alaska. Brown bears amble along the hills and plains, and more than 240 bird species inhabit Alaska’s Southwest region. The region’s terrain ranges from a landscape of volcanoes in Katmai National Park created by the 1912 eruption of the Novarupta volcano, to the windswept Aleutian Islands that make a 1,000-mile sweep toward Asia.

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I have been wanting Alaska all my life, and for my 50th birthday this May I was given Alaska for my birthday.

Mentally, I'm still there. I keep going back all the time when I'm   stressed at work, I just think of Alaska.

To me it was the most beautiful place on earth and more peacefull than any place I've ever been.

I have to find my way back there, to working on that now.

Everyone thinks that's crazy, but none of them have been there to see what I've seen.

A very spiritual place for me.

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