Fully Vaccinated Passengers Venture Out On One of the First Alaska Cruises Since 2020 | Chicago Tribune
Alaska inspires and attracts adventurers. Over the centuries, it has drawn explorers from neighboring Asia, Russian fur trappers and Klondike-bound gold miners seeking their fortunes, and naturalist John Muir chasing a shadowy rumor of “ice-mountains.”
All risked danger and a cold, lonely death. Perhaps most of all they grappled with a great uncertainty — the mysteries contained in a vast, magnificent wilderness more than twice the size of Texas.