Edenic Homer, Elysian Seldovia: Alaska’s Volcanic West on the Looney Front, Part 1


The panorama from the tiny 19-seater Beechcraft turboprop for the half-hour hop to Homer from Anchorage is magnificent – the wide glaciers and snow-capped summits of the Kenai Peninsula on the left, the gilded craggy cone of 4,134-foot Augustine volcano, part of the Pacific Rim of Fire, on the right, and once again my late-May luck with the weather – brilliant sunshine all around.

A small spread-out town of some 5,000, Homer is in a superb setting amid emerald marshes and deep green spruce forests, with snowy peak after snowy peak and glacier after glacier towering across the waters of read more >>>

Source : HuffingtonPost.Com

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