Ryan's Journal

"My life amounts to no more than one drop in a limitless ocean. Yet what is any ocean, but a multitude of drops?" — David Mitchell

325 miles up the Dalton Highway, Alaska

Posted at 10:45 am, September 16th, 2002

I’ve been awake for only three hours, but already today has brought two grizzly bears, over twenty caribou, a tundra swan, and a few other animals that I only glimpsed before they disappeared. I stayed with the second bear for a half hour, but a truck came by and that spooked him, so now I’m waiting in the Subaru, hoping that he might reappear. This area is utterly amazing.

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