Will the Real Mt. McKinley Please Stand Up: To Denali and Fairbanks on the Looney Front, Part 1


OK, I know we live in an age of language inflation where never-use-one-word-when-you-can-use-four is the golden rule, where simple terms are preempted by complex circumlocutions, where stewardesses became air hostesses, and air hostesses have become ‘your on-board in-flight cabin service supervisor.’ But ‘adventure specialist?’

Yes, tour guide is now infra dig, out, consigned to the dustbin of derogatory designations, and he/she has shape-shifted into ‘adventure specialist.’ That’s what we now have on the bus taking us from Seward to Denali National Park on the land portion of our early-season mid-May Alaska cruise/land trip.

View towards Denali National Park from afar

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Source : HuffingtonPost.Com

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