The Land of The Midnight Sun was home to more majestic glaciers and mountains than any place else on earth. And to more lakes and rivers than you could probably imagine. Just how many was that? There were more than 3,000 rivers and 3,000,000 lakes in Alaska.
Everything was bigger in Texas? Not hardly, Tex. Alaska was more than twice the size of Texas. It was bigger than Texas, California, and Montana combined. Its critters were larger, too. And they roamed in in a wild, unmolested wilderness. Little wonder it was now being called, “The Northern Paradise.”
That still didn’t quite cover it. You almost had to visit – to grasp one other thing about “The Last Frontier.” That would be its vastness . . . the expanses of what your eyes could feast upon.
It was the summer of ’32, 2032, that is. They had been fighting that damned “covid” virus down in the lower 48 states just about long enough. Besides, it was getting too damned crowded down there.
They longed for open spaces. Along with adventure -- and fortune. Alaska had all of that. And more. Now, it would soon claim a motley assortment of venturesome characters from Scottsville, Iowa.
Well, if they could make it. Moving “Way Up North” presented challenges.