• Alaska,  Nepal,  Sunday social travel talk,  We12bike

    From Alaska to Nepal and anything in between

    It’s Saturdaynight 7.00 pm and in a minute I’m leaving home to go to my sister’s birthday party. And guess what? I still have no story for tomorrow. Nothing. Zero. Nada. A ton of ideas but no words on paper. So I figured that I’d just write about some random travel related things that kept me busy over the past week. I’ll write it today and see what I’ll post tomorrow. Could be all or just nothing. The Iditarod – Alaska The Last Great Race on Earth is starting this week. The Iditarod! I can’t believe it’s been 3 years since I traveled to Alaska in wintertime and I spent…

  • Alaska,  Things that make me happy,  USA

    The Iditarod – The Last Great Race on Earth

    I’m quite sure that 95% of those reading this blog have never heard of The Iditarod before. The what? Yes, there you go, I get you…  and I’ll be honest with you:  until a couple of years ago I had never heard of it either. Until I fell in love with Alaska and learned that the Iditarod is the biggest dog sledding race in Alaska, maybe even in the whole world. (When googling “biggest dog sled race in the world” the Iditarod hit the top of the search results so maybe we should consider that a YES!). It’s not just a race, it’s a battle of the toughest and then…