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We Arrived!

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 … Continue reading

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Alaska Highway, Whitehorse to Watson Lake one year ago today

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. … Continue reading

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Alaska Highway: Watson Lake to Fort Nelson December 3, 2013

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 … Continue reading

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Alaska Highway: Whitehorse to Watson Lake, December 2, 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 … Continue reading

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Looking forward…

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 … Continue reading

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Kelly has arrived

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 … Continue reading

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