See how immigrants celebrate with their friends

See how immigrants celebrate with their friends

Fairbanks International Friendship Day An October Must-go event in Fairbanks is the International Friendship Day. This event was named one of the ten best fall events in Alaska last year. This friendship celebration is organized by former Peace Corps volunteers and my friend Rosalind Kan and supported by various immigrant groups around town. Thus, when you happen [...]

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What I wore at the Potato Festival

What I wore at the Potato Festival

Festival Fairbanks hosted the 20th Annual Potato Festival One of the fall events in Fairbanks is to celebrate the harvest with local growers and chefs. Festival Fairbanks hosts this so-called Potato Festival as a fundraiser for beautification of downtown Fairbanks. Besides the UAF Culinary Arts scholarship fundraiser, the Potato Festival presents the most delicious food [...]

A peaceful place at the Arctic Ocean

A peaceful place at the Arctic Ocean

Deadhorse The van of the oil company leaves the container town. No houses, just container with windows connected with dirt streets. Even the hotels. There are no kids, no women, no men. The wind blows fresh around the corners. From far you hear the noise of a two engine propellor aircraft approaching. It sounds like [...]