I 'd scored a cheap plane ticket from Boston to Anchorage in mid-September 2013, the week after the local tourist season ended but before the cold of winter started to set in. Having no itinerary in mind, I just booked a hotel and a car in Anchorage and figured it out as I went. I opted to book myself a fjord cruise trip, and on my way down to Seward, I made an overnight stop in Kenai to get a quick glimpse at several nearby volcanoes. I scored several great views of Mt. Redoubt from various little towns on the west side of Kenai Peninsula, and grabbed a quick selfie with it over my shoulder. It was a really freeing day, exploring deserted beaches and side roads to take in the view, and then racing to a panoramic point to see one of the most stunning sunsets of my life with three volcanoes silhouetted in the foreground.

Smitha Prasadh
Anchorage, AK
Photo Location
Soldotna, AK
Roundtrip between Anchorage and Seward
Just me!

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