When we left the Yukon to pursue a new life as early retirees 17 months ago, our plan was that we would return for at least one month every year. Except for that first year. Mr. C travelled back and forth quite a bit doing contract work, but I wanted to experience an entire uninterrupted… Continue reading We Arrived!
One year ago today I drove away from Whitehorse, embarking on a solo journey down the Alaska Highway in -30 something temperatures. I stopped along the way to take some photos and jot down some poems. Here is that post. Day One: Whitehorse to Watson Lake (December 2, 2013) This is the Alaska Highway: … Continue reading Alaska Highway, Whitehorse to Watson Lake one year ago today
Day 2 Driving the Alaska Highway Contact Creek Lodge just outside of Watson Lake: Contact Creek has the cheapest gas on the highway: Somewhere between Watson Lake and Muncho Provincial Park (if you’re viewing through email, you’ll need to go directly to the website to see the short video) Bison on the road. They lay on the sides… Continue reading Alaska Highway: Watson Lake to Fort Nelson December 3, 2013
Day 1: This is the Alaska Highway: At 10:45 in the morning my car’s thermometer is pegged at-30: as low as it will go. I do not know how cold it really is, only that it is colder than 30 below. After an hour on… Continue reading Alaska Highway: Whitehorse to Watson Lake, December 2, 2013
I didn’t depart today as planned. The weather forecast wasn’t acceptable. Tomorrow looks much better. If I had left today, I would have been driving into a storm warning. The storm will have passed by the time I leave tomorrow morning, and from the looks of the forecasts, I should have clear and cold to… Continue reading Looking forward…
Kelly has arrived in Salmon Arm! He drove away on Sunday morning. It was a 4-day drive of fairly easy lengths each day. He stopped when it was dark and camped for the night wherever that happened to be. The cats seemed content in the camper. Samson was discombobulated but will recover. I’m next…31 more… Continue reading Kelly has arrived