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Barter Island Airport

Barter Island Airport

Marty’s photo of the day #3643: After Deb and I canoed across the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge (going south to north), we continued out onto the Arctic Ocean until reaching a tiny village on Barter Island. There we enjoyed hot showers and soft beds before flying back to Fairbanks the next morning. This photo shows […]

This will not be The Trump Airport

This will not be The Trump Airport

Marty’s photo of the day #3514: Today’s photo is from Costa Rica. This is the funky little Golfito Airport, which is a single landing strip cut into the rainforest, with a reservation counter, bench, and vending machine under a protective canopy. Rumor has it that Donald Trump approached the village of Golfito, desperate to have […]

Misadventures from my New York speaking tour

Misadventures from my New York speaking tour

So it’s going to be one of those tours! Yesterday I had a full day’s worth of flights from Missoula, MT to Syracuse, NY. I had the early morning United Airlines flight out of Missoula (the tackiest, most incompetent airport in America). First my Missoula flight was delayed because of a cold air plane, then […]

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