If you love the freezing cold and you’re fascinated by snowy landscapes then Alaska should definitely be on your bucket list.
This vast state, located north of Canada, not only offers breath-taking natural panoramas, but it is also home to a wide variety of wild animals, such as whales, polar bears and cute white fluffy seals.
A BIT OF HISTORY
Despite the rigid weather, Alaska was actually habited by numerous indigenous peoples for thousands of years before the Europeans colonized the area.
The first to colonize Alaska were the Russians, who in the 17th century established a settlement there. Since then, several expeditions from Spain and other European countries were sent to Alaska to assert their claim over the Pacific Northwest.
Finally, in the 20th century the U.S. declared the state of Alaska as part of the United States of America. Alaska was officially proclaimed a state on January…
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