BEST WESTERN PLUS Pioneer Park Inn
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... ground under it will melt and the pipe will drop. There are millions of them. So the costing was phenominal. The permafrost is where the ground under the topsoil is permanently frozen that why no trees grow where it lies.
After all that the highlight of the trip home was a beautiful sunset over the Yukon River then followed by the Aurora Borelalis fading in and out across the sky all the way home. Its a wonderous thing and just so random. Fairbanks is supposed to be one ...
... the outer suburbs of Fairbanks is called the North Pole. We were running late so didn’t spend much time there although it didn’t take long to spend $50.
We are now in Fairbanks beside a river about to look at brochures to see what to do tomorrow and the next day. The office was closed so the rule is you just find a park and go and settle up in the morning. The weather here is much warmer than Dawson City. The sun is shining so we should be in for a good day ...
After a lazy morning, we headed out to explore Fairbanks a bit. Our first discovery were the Sand Sculptures. All Chinese sculptors didn’t speak any english and quietly worked as we enjoyed the fruits of their labor. It appears the display will open in a few days so we were glad we got to see what we could now as we’ll be out of town tomorrow.
Next was finding the Felix Pedro Creek where gold was ...
Moose finally! Much better roads today. We ended the 1500 mile Alaskan Highway today from Dawson Creek mile 0 To Delta Junction Junction, the official stopping point. Got a certificate but no T shirt! Staying in Riverview RV Park. Daylight just never ends! That's better than no daylight in the winter and 40 below. We've talked with some locals about living here and they love all of it. According to them it doesn't feel that cold since it is so dry. UM?! So dry in fact that ...
After a nice leisurely pack up it was off towards Fairbanks which was only about 300km away. The ride was uneventfully till I rejoined the Alaska Highway to head towards Tok, the winds slowly increased to a point where it was difficult to keep the bike upright, with the wind gusts coming unpredictable from different angles to the bike. I was somewhat relieved to arrive in Tok, where I had planned to find something to eat ...