Lights, Lights, Lights!

The last two nights we have seen the most spectacular showing of the Northern Lights. One word: amazing.

We have seen the lights several times before, but this was full-sky, hot-green, no-words cool. There is a huge open basin about five minutes from our new apartment, and it is the new go-to place for us to watch the sky. We park in a small turn off and then follow snow machine tracks out into the sparse black spruce woods. Even though we are only a few minutes from the road, it feels like we are watching the lights alone. Us and the lights. I can’t say cool enough times. So, so cool.

Loving Alaska.


8 Comments on “Lights, Lights, Lights!”

  1. Roberta says:

    Wow! It must be an amazing sight..


  2. meganolwen says:

    Wow, wow and more wow. Words fail me,I can only imagine how very wonderful this must have been. Note to self: go to Alaska very soon. Really enjoying your photos and tales, thank you.


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  4. happy jealous right now. happy for you, jealous for me!


  5. Stephanie Jill Rudd says:

    Absolutely fantastic photographs, just how it must have felt like to actually be there, I can only imagine! Thankyou for having your adventures and sharing them with us. Wild, free and just beautiful.


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