During the summer solstice in June 2010, I spent eight days and no nights in Fairbanks, Alaska. Here is a portion of the journey.
A wooded country dirt road ends at a homesteaded horse farm. Cars lined the crude road, parking was a mishmash. Anywhere that a spot could be had there was a car. Kids setup a disorganized camp around the property. Interesting characters drifted in and around as a pig was roasted, music played and beer was flowing. Energetic youth bopped around and danced to the very hip sounds. Local Fairbanks bands The Phineas Gauge, Work and Sweating Honey each played a short set for the mellow crowd. The music was perfect as it filled the Goldstream Valley with sound, the light was perfect at 3am.
The entire purpose of this trip to Alaska was to get to know my soon-to-be brother-in-law and his two brothers. This party provided the perfect opportunity for that to happen. It was a great way to start the week together.