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Bus From Into The Wild Removed From Wild For Safety Reasons

Into The Wild
image: screen capture from NBC News

Fairbanks Bus 142 was made famous by the Jon Krakauer book, Into the Wild. It probably gained even more fame from the movie which was based on the book.

Into the Wild is about the life of Chris McCandless who decides to live an unconventional life after graduating college. He decides to give his life savings to charity, work odd jobs and eventually hike into the Alaska wilderness, surviving for 114 days on the Stampede Trail in Denali National Park. Continue reading Bus From Into The Wild Removed From Wild For Safety Reasons

Win A Trip For Two To Alaska On Holland America Line

Holland America LineHolland America Line is giving you a chance to win a 10 day trip for two Land and Sea Journey to Alaska.

The prize includes the cruise with stops in Denali and Fairbanks as well as most meals. There’s no mention of how you get to the ship’s port of departure, so I’m pretty sure that you’re on your own with that. Continue reading Win A Trip For Two To Alaska On Holland America Line

Stupid News: Man Dressed As Bear Harasses 3 Feeding Bears

Stupid News
Lucas wouldn’t bother a bear…

Over the past week a grizzly that killed a hiker in Yellowstone has gotten a lot of press.

I had an interesting question about bear attacks in the wild. Then I wrote about theĀ Yellowstone grizzly that killed a hiker being put down.

I’m still debating if it was fair for a bear living in the wild to have to be put down due to coming into contact with a person. It really is a tough call and I could see both sides to the argument.

Well here is a new story about man interacting with wild bears. If it ended badly for this guy, I’d sure hope the bears wouldn’t have to lose their lives…. Continue reading Stupid News: Man Dressed As Bear Harasses 3 Feeding Bears