The Trip to Alaska September 6th 2008 After our trip to Utah to see some of its national parks a few years ago, I asked my mom where else she wanted to go. She told me she'd like to see Denali. This year she turned 79, a good year to make the trek.
We flew to Anchorage and spent the night there before catching the morning train to Denali. A great muskox, mounted but not behind glass, greeted us in the hotel lobby at Anchorage. H ... read more
North America » United States » Alaska Britain's American colonies broke with the mother country in 1776 and were recognized as the new nation of the United States of America following the Treaty of Paris in 1783. During the 19th and 20th centuries, 37 new states were added to the origina... ... read more