Sgt. Preston's Lodge
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Left Haines Junction, Yukon Territory for Skagway, Alaska in chilly, but sunny weather. We made it to Whitehorse, Yukon Territory before the skies opened up. It rained steadily the remaining 2.5 hours. Slow-going at 55 miles per hour.
Went through Alaska Customs at Skagway, and the Inspector shook my hand. Larry had gone through ahead of …
... us and tomorrow we will move to the original site we had reserved. We did not unhook the truck tonight and will move when the people get off of our site tomorrow by 11 am.
The 150 miles into Haines was just down right awesome and there are no words to describe what we saw. So we tried to add enough pictures for you ...
... year from Detroit, 1920-1930
Bridal Veil Falls which cascades 6000 feet from the glaciers on Mt Cleveland and Mt Clifford
Tunnel Mountain where Glacier Gorge disappears into Tunnel Mountain, 1000 feet above the floor of the gulch
The blue sky won through while we were up at White Pass Summit at 2,865 feet. Here US Canadian border Mounted Police waved on stampedes who had to have a ton of supplies needed for one year in the north way back ...
... cruise ship, the Noordam, leaves port .... the cruise ships are not nearly as impressive passing by with lights on when it is still light outside. As she passes the point it will most likely end our television programming for the evening and we will retire to the main part of our home on wheels. The two of us have been sitting in the front cab since the weather chased Denis inside.
Tomorrow we will board the Taku to Haines, Alaska. ...
Here in Yukon people still dig for gold and silver. As this is a rather
cold area of the planet it is unlike anywhere else on earth in that the ground
just two feet below the surface is totally iced all year round. Many years ago
this area was the home to many a large Mamoth and as the ground is frozen many
things such as their bones and tusks have been well preserved and so this is
where this chap gets his ivory.
When we ...