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... ship rounding the point heading to the dock so I gathered myself up in my snuggly and sat in the cab to watch her dock and was about to go to bed when I spied another one. Two in and back to bed I went, only to find two more had arrived by the time I got up. The town would swell in numbers once again.
We put the motorhomes in the line up around 11am and then did a last walk ...
... where we turned southward on the Highway 2. We started the day in the Yukon, crossed into BC at Fraser, and finally into Alaska about 12 miles from Skagway-- one territory, one province and one American state. Carcross, once known as Caribou Crossing, was quaint and historical -- I liked it. After toodling around the little town, we hopped into Harvey, all four of us, to go back 2 km. or so to see the Carcross Desert, billed as the ...
... is about the smallest desert on the planet but one really does wonder how in the
world a desert ever apeared in the middle of a rain forest!! This mountain of
sand only stretches for a few miles but seems so strange to have trees and
bushes growing through the sand. It is simply not in the correct area of the
planet. We later found out that this whole area was man made!!
Finally we arrived at our destination which is a kind of wildlife and dog
Greetings from Icy Strait Point, Alaska. We are now day 5 of our cruise onboard the Celebrity Solstice. The ship is amazing, with bars, restaurants, shops, pools etc. Our cabin is very luxurious with a 3 seater leather couch, bigger than queen size bed and large, well set out bathroom, giving the feeling of it being very roomy.
The meals are by far the best quality we have had on any cruise so far. Naturally more than you can ...
... afford to hire a gunslinger. There was a shoot out in the main street, and both of them shot each other. Soapy died instantly but the gun slinger lived for a few days. The towns people refused to have Soapy buried in the town cemetery so he was shipped off somewhere else to be buried.
We wandered around the town, through the museum and back up to the main train line. We noticed the crew (maybe Indian or Pakistani) off one of the cruise ships having a game ...