The Town and Mountain Hotel
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... a few in each Province we pass through. I walked around the area and after saying I hadn't seen too many campers from the States, I spotted two from Massachuchets, two from Kentucy, one from Vermont, Alaska, Ohio, Oregon and Utah! There was also a couple from Ontario and one from Quebec. Can't say if they are coming or going but here they are.
We disconnected and drove the Element downtown. ...
... to be a little more at hand.
Leaving Beaver Creek the next day meant we were off along the Alaskan Highway, Yukon, Canada.
The key word in that sentence was HIGHWAY.
Oh Canada! We had about 10 km of sealed road, then we hit roadworks and 15 km of gravel (which was probably smoother than the sealed road).
Then after another 5 km of bumpy sealed road, it was more roadworks ...
... Yukoner so he was related to a lot of the people who owned the homes etc. He made the tour very interesting and a lot of historical information. Then we returned to the campground for lunch and a break. The dog needed it and so did we. Then we went back into Whitehorse downtown area. Stopped and toured the S.S. Klondike, one of the old river boat paddle wheel boats. Watched a film about the ...
... She roared by at a good clip—I can hardly wait for our rides! I walk back to the shops and catch the two “Summit” trains heading up the line, first one headed by GE #94 / MLW #101 /GE #99 sounded great as she paraded 12 cars up the hill, next by was the other train lead by GE #100 / MLW 104 / GE 99 and 15 cars at full throttle! Great show!
Time now to walk back to town and explore the shops, as well as the station and the station gift ...
... my own (albeit with another 600+ other students)... Of them, about 80 students, including myself, are international (not from the US) and from a total of 49 different countries all together! Pretty incredible!
It is likely the last year that the MV Explorer will be used for Semester at Sea. At this point there are still discussions on what ship is to be used on the voyages to come (and if it will be through the University ...