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... rush of
cruise passengers. We joined that new rush and took the trip up to
Frazer then bused down and visited Liarsville. This is a recreation
of the newspaper reporters' camp called Liarsville since the
reporters made up stories of the gold rush rather than travel the
hundreds of miles to Dawson to report first hand.
Next Icy Point and hopefully ...
... it is situated between 2 mountain ranges and the wind comes through the valley. During the gold rush of 1896 the towns population grew to 20,000 with over 40,000 gold prospectors passing through on their way to the Klondike Gold rush.
The town itself is quaint with old style buildings and wooden sidewalks. The historical society does tours of the town and the locals dress up in olden day clothes.
I love the names of the streets - Main, State ...
... to check if they want to let you use it. I think. Our guide Becky was really nice and informative. Although she and Jo Ann would sometimes drift into personal conversations so Cristina would have interject a real question. The dogsled farm was funny because Jo Ann got faked out by a couple plastic mountain sheep on the hillside. I think she took pictures. The husky puppies were very cute. The adult ones were super energetic and wanting to go pull. As nice ...
... ship that has docked since the port opened painted on the rocks. 4 ships were in port and for or a tiny town of 600, an influx of over 8000 people told us we better book an excursion. We booked this one though Celebrity. We did the white Pass Railroad with gold panning and salmon bake. We boarded a bus that took us up into a desolate but beautiful area in Canada called Fraser. There is nothing there but the Canadian border patrol. On the way we passed through ...
... for the train to purchase some on board Internet. You’re welcome.
Skagway is a Klondike Gold Rush boomtown with a colorful history of outlaws, adventurers and fancy ladies. The town is only four or five blocks long, with preserved Victorian style buildings now selling jewelry, furs, naughty t-shirts, and made-in-Bali genuine replicas.
Because Skagway is a National Park (or maybe a State Park… I don’t know. And ...