The Aurora Express
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... Anyway, we are so high up north that at this time of year it is always light out. Last night I woke up at 2am and decided that since it was light out, I would sit by the window and look for bears. The mission was not successful.
Yesterday we also did a short hike in Whitehorse, Yukon Territories. Living in Ontario, you don’t learn much about the territories at all and so it was great to hear about the history and ...
... to keep it all straight... we have seen so very much and our senses are on overload. I had to sit down tonight and go through where we've been each night as I thought I'd lost track... When you reflect on all you do in just a day it is no wonder our senses are on overload. Take today, for example: wandered the wonderful Visitor Center in Denali, walked the trail at Savage River, checked out some ...
... these great friends. Time to get caught up on some rest. Well almost. We all had tons of pictures t go through and I thought I'd get caught up on the blog. There;s more work here than meets the eye!
Jackie took this great shot of the grounds.
We pretty much decided we'd head to Delta Junction tomorrow to visit Tracey Porreca and search for some clear skies.
... We stopped for dinner at the Yukon River Camp, this is where the Pipeline crosses the river. There is 24 hr security on this bridge as it is a lifeline for Alaska.
The Pipeline goes for 798miles from Prudoe Bay to Valdez. Its mostly travels above the ground but in some spots its either elevated or buried to allow the Cariboo migation tho pass through. The Oil pipeline is currently travelling at 20% capacity as it has slowed down a lot. This oil is why gas is ...
... our bags were so late, he had given up on us. I chased him and yelled to get his attention. It was our shuttle driver, Ken.
Ken took us to the hotel where we dumped our bags and walked next door to the group dinner which was in progress. As we exited the hotel, a young couple walked toward the entrance. The young man wore a formal suit with satin lapel, lavender shirt and red boutonniere. The woman wore a white ...