Leaving Alaska

Leaving the coast, and Alaska behind, we headed across the mountains and towards Whitehorse. The clouds had gone and the beautiful ‘Fall’ colors in conjunction with the blue lakes made the drive an absolute delight.   We restocked at Whitehorse and headed back onto the Alaska Highway. After a quiet night on the edge of... Continue Reading →

Haines, Skagway & Juneau

Haines and Skagway are both situated on arms of the Lynn Canal which is an inlet into the mainland of south east Alaska. The fjord is graced with abundant wildlife and glaciers. We enjoyed a couple of nights in the small fishing community of Haines where we camped right on the waterfront. A highlight of... Continue Reading →

Denali Highway to Haines

Pointing the troopy south, we make our way back to Denali. The Highway of the same name begins about 40kms south of the park entrance and heads east for 215 kms where it meets the Richardson Highway. All but 35 km is gravel, which is variable but generally good. We decided to travel the Denali... Continue Reading →

Fairbanks, Alaska

With hopes of catching the Northern Lights from Fairbanks, we headed north, catching up with travel companions and enjoying a night in an RV park complete with lovely warm showers. Chena Hot Springs beckoned and we enjoyed the afternoon relaxing in the thermal pools (no photographs) before choosing an almost free lakeside campsite from which... Continue Reading →

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