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My expereinces being searched at the Canadian border

January 27, 2007

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Through my numerous road tripping adventures I have had to cross the Canadian border many times. Mostly uneventful regular questions, quickened heart beats, balls stuck in my thoat and a casual look in the trunk is all I get. But there have been several occasions on which I have had to undergo extensive waiting around […]

The Jewish Experience of the great white north

October 9, 2006

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So as most of you already know I have recently been sharing my experiences on my recent road trip to Alaska. Many brave folks have made the 4000+ mile journey from the east before me, so why is it such a big deal? Every morning when the temperature rose above freezing we would pull over […]

Hiking in Kenai Fjords

October 5, 2006

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As we crested the hill and burst through the treeline we noticed two fellow hikers gazing off into the distance. Even from our vantage point we could tell there was some sort of wildlife that they were looking at. We were just oustide Seward Alaska, Seward situated on the coast is at the mouth of […]

Partying with the Natives

October 5, 2006

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So there we were in Coastal Alaska on a cold monday night. Seward is a great town, it features a main street for tourists and one for locals. Its one of the towns that is right up against glacier carved mountains, and that the main industry is tourism and fishing. The main hobby is hunting […]

Back from Alaska

October 1, 2006

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After 6 glorius weeks away from the internet, shopping malls, foreign cars, people, subarbia, and Jews- I am back in the saddle again. I have dozens of stories to tell and rants to make. Unfortunately I will not be able to do so for a bit, but I thought I would check in with my […]

Cell phone rant

August 28, 2006

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Today was quite stressful, I had to do tons of shopping for various items of need for my upcoming Alaska trip. Hocking with the folks at Gander mountain who thought I was nuts for not bringing a .44 magnum in the woods and only bringing two long guns to Alaska caught my nerves. All I […]

Are there Jews in The Yukon, Northwest Territories, or Alaska.

August 25, 2006

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So it all started three weeks ago when I was filling up gas in Liberty NY. A women next to me was filling up and she had Alaska plates, so I started up some friendly excited conversation. Thats when I decided I would drive to Alaska. I had always wanted to do it, and now […]