This "Rustic Log cabin on Seward Highway" surrounded by some of the most spectacular scenery you will find. Mountains, wildflowers, forests and blue sky's make this rustic log cabin the thing that dreams are made of.
I can't help but think of what life would be like to live in this beautiful little cabin. Maybe it was used as a hunting cabin or fishing cabin, or maybe at some point a homesteader lived in the cabin away from it all surrounded by nature. Living in a log cabin like this I would have gardens outside of my cabin that would grown in the summer season and provide lots of fresh fruit like strawberries, raspberries, maybe even plant some fruit trees like apple and plum. You could grow lots of lettuce, spinach, carrots, onions, squash and tomatoes. Of course I would have lots of wildflowers planted all around the log cabin, and definitely lots of herbs in a herb garden right outside the door, so you could always have fresh basil, thyme, oregano, fennel and mint. Winters would be more difficult, you would need lots of wood to get through, so that would mean lots of chopping, but to be able to enjoy that incredible scenery it would be well worth it.
The Seward Highway is a highway in the U.S. state of Alaska that extends 125 miles from Seward in the south of Alaska to Anchorage. The highway was completed in 1951 and runs through the scenic Kenai Peninsula, Chugach National Forest, Turnagain Arm, and Kenai Mountains. It is a scenic highway that offers some of the most beautiful mountain and scenic views of Alaska. There's something special about living in a log home or log cabin that makes us feel comfortable, safe and at home. I can remember growing up my grandfather built the log cabin we spent most of our summers in as a child. The log cabin was built from trees that were on the property, and the cabin was located on a lake. Stones from the property made the big stone fireplace that we would sit around and tell stories, while enjoying its warmth. The only way to the cabin was by boat, making the location that much more special, as it wasn't exactly easy to get there and for that reason we felt remote, like we were in a world of our own, away from distractions, television and phones, which was nice. Perhaps it's that tradition that log homes and log cabins have held through the years, they are some of the first homes in the area in which they stood or stand. There is also something to be said about living in a home that is made with all natural materials, it ties you to where you live and furthers your connection to nature.
Living off grid means that you are living in a self sufficient manner without reliance on one or more public utilities. Off grid homes are autonomous, meaning that they do not rely on municipal water supply systems, sewer, natural gas, electrical power grid, or similar utility services. A true off grid home is able to operate completely independent of all traditional public utility services. On site water sources can include a well, stream, or lake. Depending on the water source, this may include pumps and/or filtration. Rainwater can also be harvested. Electrical power can be generated on site with renewable energy sources such as solar power, wind, micro hydro, geothermal with a generator or Micro combined heat and power with adequate fuel reserves.
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