Westmark Inn Dawson City
Travel Blogs from Dawson City
... travelers along the Whitehorse-Dawson City route back in 1900
Five Finger Rapids was a dangerous place on the river during the Klondike gold rush and river travel eras
we got our first taste of frost heaves ...
... area was quite gravelly, muddy, and greasy] .
Made it safely to Carmacks where we made camp for the night. Met some other
bikers there from France, Columbia, US, and Argentina. Federico from Argentina
has been traveling for a year now on a 250cbx Honda (bike pic below). Makes the
month we have appear to be a glimpse of what we would like to be doing!
Today we travelled ...
... Dome of Dawson.
We walked through the town and met some swiss people who got stranded until Saturday.
Our B&B owner is also a singer at "Gerties" so we had to see her and she put up a great show.
However we appreciate her homemade breakfast most.
Tomorrow we are going to ride towards Anchorage so we have a lot of miles in front of us and will try the Kenai Penninsula again. Hopefully with better weather this time.
At Dawson City, eight hour drive from Tok through winding rides through forest reminds me alot of the forests at Mount Gambier but over many miles. Road could be scary in parts as lots of Moose over the road,they just wonder out.
Pretty town back in the 50's style,all old buildings.great mael at the pub and plenty of it for good prices.
staying two days here going ...
... with "fools gold" in it. Actually, they're just raisins painted gold. She also gave me a certificate for completing the training. We didn't actually go down to the creek and try to find gold.
Instead, we went out to Dredge #4, which was the largest dredge used in this area. We toured 4 stories and saw lots of equipment. It was ...
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TravelPod Member ReviewsWestmark Inn Dawson City
We had a room in the new building across the street from the reception desk. It was very plush with a wonderful bed and lots of large pillows. The service was very polished (typical of our Westmark experiences.)
This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of TravelPod.com.