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Up a 7 am, just took my time this morning. Headed back into Watson Lake for fuel, ended up at the most interesting visitor centre. Watched an 18 minute video on the Alaska Hwy, toured the museum. Found that the centres guide knows one of our hikers brother John. Just outside the visitor centre is the "Sign Forest" where there is a collection of road signs brought to Watson Lake by travellers from all over the world. Total sign ...
... in English in the bird-cage dirt-yard, surrounded by about 50 solemn faces in black suits with white-collar shirts, scrutinizing and making notes of the expenses rather than the value of keeping this place.
It was simple mathematics: twice as many teachers as students = not enough return on investment. Solution: close school and heart of community, promise of future...ship students by bus for one-hour per one-way ride to neighbouring ...
... our touristing today.
We drove around town to check the place out and headed for the supermarket as we needed to top up before we leave town. Jenny has also been suffering from the cold. It has cooled off a lot, especially in the evenings. I have rearranged my bedding and put a blanket underneath as the vinyl mattress cover is really cold. Jenny decided that we need to get an electric heater. We have a gas one but we have to pay ...
... in BC and Yukon was one of the coldest and snowiest ever. One guy told me that the old timers couldn't remember it being that bad in 70 years. No bear sightings for me. Road Kill. Florida has some bad smell-a-vision and the lack of road kill was noticeable. In South Dakota, there wasn't a tree in sight on the Great Plains. The road kill consisted mainly of birds. Then I realized that the birds were eating bugs from the bound to ten feet at ...
... and headed across the border. The border guard was very nice and friendly and he didn't put us in jail when he confiscated our firecrackers. We had a few that we kept with our bear spray and fortunately we declared them, and he just said we'd have to fill out paperwork to document that they took them from us. He said if they'd found them in a search rather than us telling them about them, it could have been a $500.00 fine. Expensive firecrackers! He said there's something ...