arctic

Story & photo by Julie Snyder Alaska is big. And wild. And jaw-dropping. And big. So big that it’s larger than Texas, California and Montana combined. Rhode Island could fit inside Alaska almost 500 times! So wide, from the tip of the Aleutian Islands to the easternmost edge of the

By Monique Burns For years, the Arctic haunted me.  I longed to cruise those northerly waters, to set foot in that stark, mysterious land.  I dreamt of tracking rare wildlife, from walruses and whales to reindeer and polar bears, and of following the flights of black-legged kittiwakes, northern fulmars and