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U.S. North to South 2015: Wrangell and Ketchikan, Alaska

Ford F-150 in Wrangell, Alaska Leaving Petersburg to continue on our way south requires a ferry as Petersburg’s road network only reaches 30 miles out of town and does not cross any water along the way. Next we visit Wrangell and Ketchikan before leaving Alaska for good. As well as analysing the car park…

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U.S. North to South 2015: Petersburg, Alaska

GMC Sierra in Petersburg, Alaska After stopping in Juneau, we now take the Alaska Marine Highway — the ferry in simple terms — on a little over five hour sail to reach the next town in our journey: Petersburg, definitely the most picturesque fishing station I got to visit in Alaska. Nicknamed…

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U.S. North to South 2015: Juneau, Alaska

Chevrolet Colorado in Juneau, Alaska After Anchorage, Alaska’s largest city, we fly south-east to Alaska’s capital city, Juneau. Juneau is continental America’s only state capital that cannot be reached by car — only boat or plane — as its road network does not connect it to any other towns. It is bound…

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U.S. North to South 2015: Anchorage, Alaska

Along the Seward Highway, south of Anchorage. After Barrow and Prudhoe Bay in Alaska, at the extreme north of the United States, we now fly south 620 miles (1,007 km) to Anchorage, the largest city in Alaska but not its capital. As much as I would have liked to tackle the mighty Dalton Highway,…

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