Skagway Home Hostel

Address: 456 3rd Ave, Skagway, Alaska, 99840, United States | Hostel
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Travel Blogs from Skagway

The tail of Alaska

A travel blog entry by magnas_r_us on Aug 02, 2015

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... then on to the show of the worst Con Men of the time Jeffery (Soupy) Smith.
8/4 We caught a boat at 745AM to Juneau, AK., the capital of AK. The only way to reach the capital is boat or plane. A long boat ride down the fjord. We visited the town and seen the sites. Got a bus tour to the Mendenhall Glacier, very impressive. On the ride back to Skagway (3hours) we seen hump back whales, ...


A travel blog entry by ukjays2009 on Jul 28, 2015

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... haul supplies up to the staging point by hand or on horseback, travelling as much as 39 miles with supplies for every one mile of their journey to the gold fields. Then they had to stay over winter by the lake, mostly preparing a boat or raft on which to set out down the Yukon River when the ice melted. Crazy stories of foolishness, gold fever and amazing endurance. You have to admire them. When we reached to end of our railway journey, we boarded a bus which took us further up the pass ...

Skagway, Alaska

A travel blog entry by barbandgraham on Jul 11, 2015

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... Yukon, but we returned to Skagway.

In the afternoon Graham and I enjoyed a walk from the ship up to the Skagway township with Broadway Street up the centre and 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, etc, Avenues. Historic old gold rush buildings with timber walkways and wide streets made a pretty scene, including flowering
wildflowers. This - all surrounded by ...

Our Day in Skagway and the White Pass Train Ride

A travel blog entry by howardbad on Jul 08, 2015

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Think the flags are USA, Alaska, British Columbia, The Yukon and Canada.

Tomorrow we board a 6:30 am ferry and continue the trip to Anchorage.

Skaguay, Gateway to the Klondike Gold Rush of 1898

A travel blog entry by pamvndrw on Jul 03, 2015

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... gold rush was over! It included the longest steel cantilever bridge, 2 tunnels, and thousands of construction workers- some discouraged prospectors working to pay their way home. When we got to Fraser Meadows the steam train needed water for the return trip but we didn't go into the Fraser depot with the water tower- instead we stopped at a creek, they hauled out hoses, ran a little generator and pumped water that way! They explained if we went into Fraser ...

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