Re: Winter Comparison
Something else is the lower 48ers don't truly understand is the northern lights... Simply spectacular. And the mosquitos ... Simply relentless.
Originally Posted by alaskaguy
The cold part is interesting too. When it gets really cold in Fairbanks your car tires square-up so you have a giant flatspot in the bottom. If you get in your car after its set in 30 below for a while and shut your door, pretty good chance all the vinyl will shatter. Every vehicle has battery heaters, block heaters and so on.
I loved my 2 years up there and want to take the wife back for a visit. Had a gal friend of mine move to Kotzebue for a government job. Not much of a looker (understatement) but she got married there just the same.