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You meet some of the coolest people with the coolest stories…

We were driving on the highway 9, top of the world highway, heading back to catch the ferry over the Yukon River into Dawson City and saw this scene ahead of us: Wow....looks like some happy dogs. As we drove along, getting closer to the river, we caught a glimpse of Dawson City from up…
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Sunrise2:52 AM Sunset2:52 AM

We made it! The land of the midnight sun. The forecast includes the sunrise/ sunset: Sunrise2:52 AM Sunset2:52 AM This is a far north as you can go. Up the Alaska highway, then the Dempster Highway to Inuvik. And the final leg is a run up the new road to Tuktoyuyuk. The artic ocean was…
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Burning white sun and a cool breeze…

I swear the sun is closer. I can feel it. It's bright and soaking everything in glaring whiteness. Maybe it's actually closer at this time of the year in Dawson City, NT. Maybe it's my imagination.  I need to google it. But the sun feels brighter up here, countered only by a pleasant cool breeze.…
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Up the Alaska Highway…

Heading all the way to Tuktoyaktuk..... That's 3,000 KM one way....yup, you read that right. And then heading back to Fort St John, BC where this journey started. Total time two weeks. On the way up we stayed in an area I stayed at ten years earlier when I headed up the same highway on my…
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