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Old 05-22-2009, 11:54 AM
 
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Hi!


Today I started searing the net for Alaska since ive been thinking I would acctuallty like to move there for several reasons.

Id like to find i town that would suit me. Looking for a small town, im not much of a cityguy, With decent economy and jobs to offer. I want a friendly town with low crime. Id also like to be in the southern parts as these winters with -60°C dont seem to tempting, im not scared of cold weather though, just not the extreme kind.

Any ideas?
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Old 05-22-2009, 12:02 PM
 
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Ketchikan or Juneau?
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Old 05-22-2009, 12:53 PM
 
Location: Alaska
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Sitka is another possibility, but I don't know about employment there.
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Old 05-22-2009, 01:08 PM
 
Location: sweden
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Hi!


Today I started searing the net for Alaska since ive been thinking I would acctuallty like to move there for several reasons.

Id like to find i town that would suit me. Looking for a small town, im not much of a cityguy, With decent economy and jobs to offer. I want a friendly town with low crime. Id also like to be in the southern parts as these winters with -60°C dont seem to tempting, im not scared of cold weather though, just not the extreme kind.

Any ideas?
good luck to you.
where in sweden do you live?
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Old 05-22-2009, 01:41 PM
 
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good luck to you.
where in sweden do you live?
I live in a city called Växjö.

Thanks for the suggestions, ive been reading up on all of them.

More suggestions?
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Old 05-22-2009, 01:59 PM
 
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I live in a city called Växjö.

Thanks for the suggestions, ive been reading up on all of them.

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I actually looked on a map and Göteborg where I live is just about the same Latitude location on our globe as Anchorage , Alaska. I know it's a big city by comparison to what you are looking for, but a good geographical reference point anyway if you know where Göteborg. I'm sure weather has it's similiarities, along with vegetative types. I'm sure you can find a good björk forest somewhere.

Me, I still miss the deserts of the southwest!!!
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Old 05-22-2009, 02:27 PM
 
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I actually looked on a map and Göteborg where I live is just about the same Latitude location on our globe as Anchorage , Alaska. I know it's a big city by comparison to what you are looking for, but a good geographical reference point anyway if you know where Göteborg. I'm sure weather has it's similiarities, along with vegetative types. I'm sure you can find a good björk forest somewhere.

Me, I still miss the deserts of the southwest!!!
Thats what i love about Alaska. Its a better version of Sweden in my opinion.
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Old 05-22-2009, 02:36 PM
 
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Got any Cheaper towns? From what ive read they all seem to be very expensive in every possible way and with prices like that i would have to save up cash for a long while before i can even considering moving.
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Old 05-22-2009, 02:42 PM
 
Location: New York City
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Hej Jocke...

Jag bodde i Sodertalje forr, men bor nu i New York City.
Vill du flytta till Alaska rekomenderar jag dig till Juneau eller Anchorange.
Kom ihag att vintrarna ar mycket kalla dar!!

Varfor vill du flytta dit?
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Old 05-22-2009, 02:44 PM
 
Location: New York City
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Sweden is by far much warmer than Alaska, even though they are located at similar latitude.
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