Alaska: One family's life in the wilderness

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  1. Ryan

    Ryan Semper excretia

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  2. Mooseman

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    Alaska is a great place but you would need to be happy with the solitude if you wanted to live there all the time. I guess that's why they live there , peace and quite.....and the hunting.
     
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    They'll be sweet, mate. They do talking, guitar playing and writing - all useful survival skills for armed hippies.
     
  4. Rushy

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    That would be cool for a couple of weeks.
     
  5. ROKTOY

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    And after that it would be bloody cold.
    You'd definitely need to be of the 'correct' inclination to live/survive in that sort of isolation.
     
  6. northdude

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    looks pretty cool
     
  7. veitnamcam

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    I envy that lifestyle.
     
  8. Ryan

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    I envy that lifestyle too but I think my outdoor skills aren't commensurate with the climate.
     
  9. norsk

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    Alot of people try and live "off the grid" up there.Most don't last a winter.

    Hats off to them for making a go of it.Feel a bit sorry for the young bloke having no mates around.

    I lived on an Island in Northern British Columbia for three months,no electricity,running water,Radio or TV.When I got into town,first thing I did was call into a Chemistis shop to get my films developed.While I was waiting the Lady switched on the T.V. There is Ricky Martin singing "la vida loca" and it just blew my mind!

    Talk about sensory depravation over coming taste.
     
  10. 7mmwsm

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    I wonder what that kid turns out like?
     
  11. Ryan_Songhurst

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    I could live that lifestyle so easily, probably even more so by myself, I enjoy my own company immensely.
     
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    ye me too but don't tell your missus that they don't like that I can tell you from experience.
     
  13. Ryan_Songhurst

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    Probably nothing like the generation of self serving everyone owes them something for nothing dropkicks that are emerging right now...
     
  14. Manuka

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    Its a lifestyle i could slip right into, if it didnt get so cold. A bush block somewhere here, boat access only... Make your own time, and not be over run with comercialism. Do enough to be comfotable, with a little in reserve as a safety net. As Steve Guerny wrote, Mud is a Foodgroup. Let the kids learn by doing, falling out of trees and having those ass tightening experinces. Theyd learn more there than they do now. Just because you particapate, it doesnt mean your a winner, or ready to take on the world
     
  15. Matt-j

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    I could definitely do that - but there's no way my wife could. Also I couldn't put it upon my kids. I think it would be good for them but from a social perspective I think you'd probably end up with some issues... Looks fricken cold though!
     
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    Too cold for me!

    I could do the lifestyle, would just need to be somewhere warm!

    Panama might be an option...


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  17. ebf

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    Warm means bugs, freaky tropical diseases etc. No thanks :D
     
  18. Spudattack

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    I'll take it!

    Hard to catch diseases with no contact with other people!

    Bugs add to the charm! Can't be worse than sand flies and the mozzies we get here anyway!


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  19. Rushy

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    You say bugs and I hear food. You can keep your tropical diseases though, I don't need to get galloping knob rot again.
     
  20. Ryan

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    Cavorting on leave in Singapore?
     

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