Winter in Alaska

Made a quick visit to Alaska for the holidays. I'd never been to Alaska during the darkness of the winter solstice. I was sleeping so much I felt like a hibernating bear. But it was also interesting to see how locals treated the darkness. People didn't hole up in their homes, that were out and about, going on walks, skiing, brewery hopping. I don't know why expected anything different! Here are some moments from the brief daylight: