Official Start of the Alaskan Highway. This is about halfway through Canada.
Cathy's takling bear.
This is the size of a beaver 8 to 10,000 years ago.
Stop at a little trading post for coffee and some great homemade cinnamon buns.
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Taking a break at Liard Hot Springs parking lot
Scenery near Kluane Lake and Destruction Bay
Every time we saw theses mountain sheep they were licking the road. Cathy suggested they might be after the road salt,which is put down in the winter.
Kept talking and moving closer ,like it wanted to make friends. Cathy decided she really didn't want to form a relationship
Saw enough of theses signs. If we had a follow me car they always put the motorcycles up front to help prevent inhaling too much dust.
Gorgeous scenery aound each corner...
Notice the lake is still frozen over, and we are still 200 miles from Alaska
We made it!
These Buffalo were all over the road near the hot springs. On our way south , with the heavy tourist traffic going north there was no sign of them.
This Bald Eagle Nest was in downtown Whitehorse
Yukon River going through Whitehorse and that's snow and ice still in the water
Example of a very thick forest. Not unusual for people to get lost in it just a few yards from the road.
Smith Falls. Near the hot springs , but you have to go down a mile long road that would shake ten pounds off your body weight
More of their famous gravel
This stream was almost dry on the way up. On the way home the snow melt had turned it into a fast running river
This is a young moose. Probably just abandoned by his mother after she had the next newborn. Still big as a small horse. Has a lot of growing to do.
Entering Whitehorse Yukon
Trying our hand at spear chucking the way the hunters did during the ice age.
A picnic at Toad River.
Wooden path to the natural hot springs
Destruction Bay, appropriate name for the roads from there to the Alaskan border.
Lunch break with a great view
Our Alaska Welcome Bear.
Naptime, three mothers and five calves
We visited an interactive Ice Age
If our eating depended on our natural abilities then we both would go to bed hungry most nights.
Can both of us perch on this one branch?
Tok ,Alaska. At least,what there is of it. Ran into an Arctic blast here. Temp went from 75 deg to 33 in just a couple of minutes.