8 Things That Come To Mind When People Think Of Alaska
If you’re an Alaskan, and you’re traveling around the lower 48, then you are bound to get countless looks of surprise when you inform people that you’re from Alaska. They often want to hear a little bit more about the “last frontier” and, oddly enough, a lot of the questions you hear are generally the same. Here is a list of common assumptions and questions outsiders tend to have about Alaska. Have you heard any of these before? Feel free to add others you’ve heard in the comments section and we can all enjoy the silly assumptions of people who’ve never been to Alaska.
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What other stereotypes would you add to this list?
Casea Peterson grew up archery hunting, fishing, and camping throughout the Pacific Northwest. Motivated by her love for the outdoors she moved to Alaska to attend school and to spend time exploring the last frontier. If she doesn’t have a pen in hand or her nose in a book, she can be found out on a lake or up in the woods around a fire with friends.
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