In Talkeetna, a writer is looking to hitch a ride to Point Barrow. She doesn’t want to go by ground, however. KTNA’s Phillip Manning has more:
At KTNA, we often have people contact us asking for help finding a ride. Normally, it’s someone needing to get to town for an appointment or looking for a ride to the airport. On Wednesday, a very different kind of ride-seeker walked through our doors.
MANNING: So, you’re hitchhiking by plane, trying to reach all fifty states?
That’s Amber Nolan. She’s a travel writer who has been hitching rides on private aircraft for the better part of two years. Her goal for this leg of her journey is to make it from Key West, Florida, to Point Barrow, Alaska. Amber says her work has taken her all over the world, but she had not seen as much of America as she would like, so she decided to start traveling. (more…)