Winding through stretches of wilderness, passing through primeval forests of Sitka spruce and aqua colored river and lakes surrounded by towering mountains in slow-mo with Ennio Morricone scoring in the background is a scene that still plays in my mind 8 months after. Yes, the stunning and equally dramatic scenery deserves no less than an Ennio Morricone score.
Here’s one of my favorite Morricone score: Love Theme from Cinema Paradiso
From the moment our journey started in Seward, it quickly began its climb through stunning forests, a string of massive glacier to lakes and river sceneries that only seem to escalate as the sun gets more golden on our approach to Anchorage. Hands down, one of the finest voyages I’ve ever taken, a real feast to my senses. The late Alaskan sunset (luckily) also meant good light for most of the trip, which resulted to this.
At some point, the tracks made a perfect U, which allowed for these shots:
And last but not the least! Some shots taken as we approached Anchorage at 10pm!
If you ever find yourself in Seward, Alaska, don’t think twice… book yourself a ticket at Alaska Railroad Corporation for the best scenic ride of your life.
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