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Travel Blogs from Whitehorse
Left Teslin Lake today, travelling to Whitehorse, Yukon, Canada. Along the way, stopped at the Yukon River Bridge area, took short trail up to viewing platform overlooking the beginning of the Yukon River. Staying in Whitehorse at Pioneer RV Park, for a welcome 3 night stay. Lots of activities planned, tonight attending the Frantic Follies Vaudeville Review. Great little RV Park, have already had the windshield repaired on ...
June 16, 2014
I wanted to catch up on the blog while we have WIFI. Tomorrow, we are taking a "combo tour" which will be a bus and then a train to Skagway. In Skagway we will have two hours and then a bus back to Whitehorse. I doubt that I will make an entry tomorrow, so I going to bring you up to date.
We left Laird Hot Springs and drove 138 miles to Watson Lake. Watson Lake is home of the signpost ...
... the steamboats on the river below. We passed over Contact Creek where the north and south crews for the Alcan met in 9/42. When we crossed over the Hyland River there were two very dead large bison which had apparently run into a truck on the bridge not too much earlier. What a shame! We finally got to Watson Lake and the sign post forest. We would ...
... some outstanding opportunities for wildlife viewing. Highlights of a visit include the Fur Seal grotto, Pink Flamingo lagoon as well as the chance to see Galapagos Hawks and Vermilion Fly Catchers.
AM: Playa Espumilla- on the northern coast of Santiago Island in James Bay. During the last presence the El Niņo phenomenon, one of the two lagoons in this site, underwent a process of sedimentation, thus causing the disappearance of a representative colony ...
... of heritage started the Yukon Historical Society, the first organization of its kind in the Territory. Co-founder William MacBride was an employee of the White Pass & Yukon Route Company, and was able to salvage outdated transportation equipment for posterity.The Yukon Historical Society soon acquired the unoccupied Government Telegraph Office, built in 1900 and still located on its original site. In the 1960s ...
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