Captain Phil Harris
The mystic northern lights dance a scintillating, supernatural neon jig in the Alaskan sky.
But stray farther to the southwest and the stark beauty of this little corner near the top of the world can lose its appeal to all but the hardiest of travelers. The terrain is rougher, the area barely habitable, the surrounding water even more menacing.
These are the Aleutian Islands, bordering on the Bering Sea, where the brave souls who challenge the harsh...