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Joan Larsen’s Secret Wonders: The Good Life – My Hidden Hideaway in Denali

May 31, 2017

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By Joan Larsen “We travel, initially, to lose ourselves, and we travel, next, to find ourselves. We travel to open our hearts and eyes. And we travel, in essence, to become young  again—to slow time down and fall in love with life once more.”  — Pico Iver   Once in a while in our travels, […]

Joan Larsen Encore: The Good Life – My Hidden Hideaway in Denali

March 19, 2014

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By Joan Larsen “We travel, initially, to lose ourselves, and we travel, next, to find ourselves. We travel to open our hearts and eyes. And we travel, in essence, to become young  again—to slow time down and fall in love with life once more.”  — Pico Iver   Once in a while in our travels, […]

Joan Larsen Encore: The Good, the Bad, and the Grizzly

February 26, 2014

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All of those traveling to Denali National Park are given “the lecture” by a park ranger before setting out, warning about the dangers of hiking alone and the distance that must be kept between you and a grizzly to be safe.  Unfortunately, the bears do not receive the lecture.  It is where they live and […]

Joan Larsen’s Travel: A Peek at the Good Life at a Hidden Hideaway in Denali

June 5, 2013

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By Joan Larsen   The summers in the States seem to have gone from just plain hot to – well – the “sweltering look” that promises to be fashionable at home for another year.  The word “escape” sounds more tantalizing by the week.  But with travel itself becoming more dear, I don’t just want to […]

Joan Larsen’s Travel Stories: The Good, the Bad, and the Grizzly

August 29, 2012

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Less than a week ago in Alaska’s Denali National Park, a hiker, travelling alone, was mauled and killed by a grizzly bear.  Park officials stated that this was the first such fatality in 100 years.  All of those traveling to the Park are given “the lecture” by a park ranger before setting out, warning about […]