Monthly Archives: July 2011

Dateline July 24, 2011 – Glacier National Park, Custer’s Last Stand, Crazy Horse and Mt. Rushmore

We drove through Calgary going south along Canadian Highway 2 towards the US border. Arriving at the border we had the same exhilarating feeling for being back in our great country. Must admit that we have both shared these feelings … Continue reading

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Dateline July 19, 2011, The end of Walkabout Canada-Alaska, The Canadian Rockies – Jasper, Lake Louise and Banff

As if Alaska wasn’t enough for our adventure, we continued on to the Canadian Rockies. Ever since John grew up in Seattle and always wanted to visit Jasper, Lake Louise and Banff.  At Mile Marker One in Dawson Creek two … Continue reading

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Dateline July 15, 2011, Our Safari Whitehorse to Dawson Creek

We said goodbye to Joan and Chuck, Hal and Kim and Pete, Pete hooked back up with us after dropping Bunny off to fly home, (her Mom passed away, our condolences to her and the family)  and headed out on … Continue reading

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Dateline July 13, 2011 Yukon – Dawson City and Whitehorse

Dawson City’s history and stories bring all of us to a level of excitement that was a part of our youth. Jack London’s stories like the “Call of the Wild” and Robert W. Service’s poems Who Shot Dan McGrew about … Continue reading

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Dateline July 7, 2011- Leaving Alaska-Chicken and Top of the World Highway

We departed Fairbanks heading south on the Richardson Highway, our destination for the day was Delta Junction. Delta Junction is the top end on the Alaska Canadian Highway (ALCAN). Since we had traveled north into Alaska on the Alaska Marine Highway … Continue reading

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Dateline July 4th, Fairbanks, Alaska

After Denali it would be hard to beat the absolute beauty of the National Park. With that we went on to Fairbanks. We found a state park campground close to the University of Alaska that sits on the Chena River … Continue reading

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Dateline July 1, 2011, Denali National Park Alaska

We have finally reached the destination that has been considered to be the highlight of the Alaska trip – Denali National Park. We met some of the Roadtrek group for the dinner theater show about Fanny who came to Denali … Continue reading

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