Zen & the Art of Bush Travel

Zen  \ ˈzen \ adj – having or showing qualities such as meditative calmness and an attitude of acceptance  Traveling to and … More

The Road Crew

Port Heiden’s gravel roadways are vital to its existence. There are no highways or streets that lead to Port Heiden, … More

Calm Skies

In yesterday’s post, I prattled a bit about Port Heiden’s winds and what a neat attribute they are to life … More

Owl Eyes

Alaska is a wild place. It is The Wild, come to think of it. Humans have barely made a dent in … More

A Pilot Down

This post is dedicated to the memory of Gabriele Cianetti, may he rest in peace. An airplane departed Port Heiden’s … More

Wales: Shifting Shores

There is a quiet beach community in Northwest Alaska. It is the westernmost settlement on the continent of North America. This place … More