Alaska - Popey
On the Dalton Highway, also called the Haul Road, as it was built for the trucks that haul supplies and equipment to the oilfields in Prudhoe Bay, my destination, and as far north as you can go, almost 500 miles north of here. The flower is called fireweed. The Alaskans say that once it finishes blooming, winter is 6 weeks away.

On the Dalton Highway, also called the Haul Road, as it was built for the trucks that haul supplies and equipment to the oilfields in Prudhoe Bay, my destination, and as far north as you can go, almost 500 miles north of here. The flower is called fireweed. The Alaskans say that once it finishes blooming, winter is 6 weeks away.