Our recent trip to Alaska took place at the end of August & early September. Normally Alaska gets a lot of rain around this time of year, but we were lucky to have clear, sunny days. By this time, there are many signs of fall, but summer green is still flourishing. For Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge: Light Greens, therefore, I present Alaska green, both natural and man-made:
The signs below were in the Morris Thompson Cultural & Visitors Center. There was a section of the museum all about seasons. There were several “signs” of the end of winter, but I chose just one for this post.
A quilted picture of Denali National Park, using the more natural greens mixed with muted fall colors, was also at the Morris Thompson Center.
Denali National Park:
Compare the colors in these views of the scenery in Denali National Park with the artist’s rendition above:
On that same hike, we saw the Alaskan version of willows: