Monthly Archives: August 2014

The Bering Sea

Low Tide: 10:36 am High Tide: 2:45pm I wrote the times on my hand.   I left the fish plant barracks just after 4 am.  I wanted to give myself more than enough time to get to the ocean before the tide came in.  11 miles there and 11 back. The sky took me by…
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EMO

“Go find Jack.” That’s what everyone in Emmonak kept telling me.  I wasn’t sure exactly who Jack was or why I should go find him and ended up following this advice quite accidentally. I somehow ended up at the fish plant while I was exploring town and two workers brought me over to his office. Emmonak…
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To Emmonak

From Mountain Village, it is only 80 miles to the sea.  The weather took an unexpected turn and not only did the sun come out, but it was forecasted to stay around for a couple of days!  Can you believe that? I paused briefly in Mountain Village in the evening to fill up on water…
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To Pilot Station

“But don’t the dead people bother you?” a young girl with wide eyes asked me after hearing that I was traveling the river by myself. “No!  Do they bother you?”  I asked and was then treated to several good ghost stories. I hadn’t intended to stay in Marshall, but when I arrived at 7 pm,…
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