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... times but died at the ripe old age of 93, in June 1975 in Yakima, Washington of insanity (probably dementia). Seen above, she makes chubby look good.
Skagway rarely disappoints visitors. A seven-block corridor along Broadway features historic false-front shops and restaurants, wooden sidewalks, locals in period costumes and restored buildings. Beginning in 1897, Skagway and the nearby ghost town of Dyea was the starting place for more than 40,000 ...
... into their fall colors (in August???).
Our ultimate destination for the day was Emerald Lake which is approximately 75 miles from Skagway. We were told it would take us 3 to 4 hours to get there because of all of the stops that we would take. They were right. We turned down every side road that we could find. Diane really wanted to see bears, eagles, moose and any other wildlife. During our side trips we encountered a lake with a rocky beach, ...
Today the ship docked at Skagway. We went on a bus trip along the Klondike highway to Yukon in Canada and back on the White Pass & Yukon Railway. The scenery was amazing up to the Yukon. We heard about the Gold rush in the area and the hardship encountered by those seeking their fortune over White Pass trail (or Chillkoot pass as an alternative route). Lunch was at a stop that had a Taxidermist museum, dog sledding training and lots of other animals, like goats ...
One of the reasons we went to Alaska was to see Mom and Bill. Such a raw, emotional time that only being with family can one begin to heal. I had read once about the grief of losing a loved one. To paraphrase, "Losing a loved one is like drowning in the ocean, where waves are extremely high and they crash one after the other over you and you feel you can barely breathe.
Eventually, as you weather the waves, you notice the waves aren't so high, and ...
... technique has been in use for 100’s of years.
We haven’t had any service except when we were in town, so we are now sitting in line to board the ferry to Juneau then Prince Rupert on the Alaska Marine Highway. We will be taking the ferry, off and on, for the next 9 days, eventually landing in Petersburg Alaska. We’ll drive the RV on and park it, then get off a few different places for a day or two as Chaco has to stay ...
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108 Second Ave. N, Box 392, Haines | 2 star motelfrom $176