A jour­ney to Alaska

Adventure - - Contents - By Julie Hay­ward - Im­ages by Lau­rent Dick

An­swer­ing the Call It was a year ago that I an­swered the call. I don’t know what was spe­cial about that day but I think it was to do with a con­ver­sa­tion I had that seemed too fa­mil­iar. It was peo­ple talk­ing about places they would love to visit; and hear­ing my­self say how I would love to go to Alaska. Maybe it was be­cause I had heard my­self say it so many times be­fore, and how it was al­ways out there in the fu­ture, un­cer­tain, with no com­mit­ment to ever make it hap­pen. On this par­tic­u­lar day I thought “when will be the time to go?” and “if I really want to go – why don’t I just make it hap­pen?’

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