Captain's Choice Motel
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- Shuttle bus service
- Meeting rooms/conference facilities
- Airport Transportation
- Continental Breakfast
- Refrigerator in room
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Travel Blogs from Haines
Road Route: Chikkat Pass (el. 1065m) Pull Out - Customs Granite Creek/Dalton Cache - Klukwan - Haines - Lutak Arm - Chilkoot River - Chilkoot Lake - Haines
... and old cabins that were partially collapsed. We guessed that the cabins were from the 1800’s. It had been years since they were inhabited. One cabin had carvings in the wood, it was hard to make out what was carved, but it was only on one log, so we guessed that it wasn’t bug damage.
The one and only real town along the way, was the a town called Carcross. The town has about 450 residents. We had lunch there at a place called The Bistro. We were ...
... The dogs trained in the summer with sleds on wheels. We stopped at Carcross on the way back to get the White Pass train at Fraser to Skagway. The train had some beautiful views, it passed along some very steep cliffs and over a wooden tressel bridge. Today's weather was beautiful again, we had an ice cream in Skagway and a local commented on the fact that this weather is very unusual. Skagway was very quaint, it had the wooden boardwalks and typical US shop ...
... in manual. I am going to have to practice more.
It was cloudy again today and we got a few sprinkles of rain. It was dark when we got to the glacier. I have to give our guide a thumbs up for enthusiasm! No matter how bad the weather was, she would say that these are some good conditions to take pictures. It could have been pouring rain and near darkness and she would have found some positive points about the lighting and seeing the colors!! She even pointed out that we may see ...
... massive mountains, sheer cliffs - some with snow caps, rich moist green foliage and spruce, fir, pine and other trees. How they built this railway is a physical and financial marvel, and many lives and horses were lost in the process. We passed the Gold rush cemetery, scenic bridal veil falls and on to the border with British Colombia on the top of a mountain near a lake. This railway track travels ...