Alaskan Trivia

FYI – There are NO penguins in Alaska!

 

 

 Our winters are long – coping with the elements is sometimes challenging!

 

 

(Winter…NO comment necessary?!)

 

 

 

Summer daylight IS about 20 hours a day in the Anchorage area in June – 4 hours of dusk

(and 24 hours of daylight DOES occur further north during the summer solstice)

 

 

 

There IS a North Pole, Alaska – about 40 miles north of Fairbanks

(there is a ‘Santa Claus’ House up there, too – a tourist stop for “Outsiders”) 

      

 Take Grandma and buy souveniers…

    

 

 

There are only two main roads in Alaska – one north, one south

 

“The Igloo House” – near Fairbanks.  Intended as a hotel, now vacant

 

 

Eskimo & Indian cultures are NOT to be confused with one another

 

            

         Picnic Season is Short……………Rock Slides Happen…….Alaskans LOVE Ice Cream – summer OR winter!