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Kitskid
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From:Vancouver, BC, Canada
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posted December 02, 2002 11:17 AM     Click Here to See the Profile for Kitskid   Click Here to Email Kitskid     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
I am interested to know what it is like living in a place with limited daylight hours. I live in Vancouver, and have never been to Alaska, so am wondering what you do in the winter when it is dark. ( or is that a myth). Here in the winter, I can still go cycling. I also go snowsheing and skiing on our local mountains. ( When it's not raining, that is < > ) Anybody care to share?

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Sunlight
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From:Chicago, IL 60626
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posted July 25, 2003 06:32 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for Sunlight   Click Here to Email Sunlight     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
greetings!
As my user name implies there is some sun in AK during the winter... I don't live there now, but spen all of my childhood in St. Mary's and Aniak, both in the Yukon-Kuskokwin Delta... the winters near us were moderate most of the time, and most of what you hear about darkness is a myth...

We spent a lot of time outside snowmachining and sledding... playing in the snow with skiis and snowboards, but by the time spring rolls around no one complains! Have any other specific questions?

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