Tag Archives: 2006

Yukon 2006 – Whitehorse

Our second to last night in Whitehorse was a typical Yukon cultural “mash-up” as there was a Yukon French Canadian BBQ at the campground that we were staying at, which resulted in a mix of English, Franglais and French being … Continue reading

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Yukon 2006 – Kluane Park

The Alaska highway skirts the Wrangell St Elias Park in Alaska, which turns into Kluane National Park once you cross the border into the Yukon. Kluane is home to Mt. Logan, Canada’s highest peak. The front range of Kluane looks … Continue reading

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Yukon 2006 – Chicken, Tok, Alaska

In order to complete the Yukon loop we had to travel into Alaska on the Top of the World Highway. This was actually the road in the worst condition of any road we traveled on, but had a great view … Continue reading

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Yukon 2006 – Dawson City

After spending two wet days in Tombstone, and hearing about the Dempster highway from those who had “Done the Dempster” we headed to Dawson City, and hour and a half west of Tombstone. Dawson City was the center of the … Continue reading

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Yukon 2006 – Tombstone Park

After two exhilarating days in Atlin, we headed back North of 60 to Takhini Hot Springs, half an hour north of Whitehorse. This hot spring brought back some memories of our numerous hot spring visits in Japan, and was the … Continue reading

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Yukon 2006 – Carcross, Atlin BC

The next morning we headed South to Carcross, where Marg has been on an exchange in high school, and hadn’t been back since. Carcross is a shortened form of Caribou Crossing, and was on the migration route of the caribou … Continue reading

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Yukon 2006 – Whitehorse

There’s a land where the mountains are nameless, And the rivers all run God knows where; There are lives that are erring and aimless, And deaths that just hang by a hair; There are hardships that nobody reckons; There are … Continue reading

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