Category Archive: USA

San Francisco

San Francisco August 28,2010 After a day shopping in Seattle it was time to head south, for Stage III of our Grand Vacation. We were so looking forward to heading to warmer weather.… Continue reading

Olympic National Park

Pacific Coastal Trail August, 23-26, 2010 The crashing surf sounded like roaring thunder as we tried to sleep on our first night camping on the beach. After spending almost every night of the… Continue reading

Whirlwind through Southcentral Alaska

Fairbanks, Denali, Anchorage, Portage, Homer, Fairbanks July 29-Aug 5, 2010 After a mammoth 20 hours on a small bus, we finally made it to Fairbanks where we exchanged the canoe, as our mode… Continue reading

Dawson City

Stuck in Dawson Tuesday July 25-28, 2010 We arrived in Dawson City cold and a little waterlogged. We planned on spending 2 days here but it turned into 4 as the road to… Continue reading

Yukon River

Whitehorse to Dawson July 13-25, 2010 Where do you start to describe an experience that tested me like no other? I don’t know what I expected when I agreed to join Hammer in… Continue reading

Chilkoot Trail

July 8-11, 2010 Thanks to Thoreau, Bill Bryson and of course Hammer for the inspiration – I finally got to go for a ‘Walk in the Woods’. The Chilkoot Trail is the 53km… Continue reading

Skagway

July 7, 2010 The ferry between Juneau and Skagway passes though some more stunning scenery. Just when you think it can’t get better – it does. Steep, snow covered mountains shrouded in mist… Continue reading

Juneau

July 5-6, 2010 Arrived in Juneau in the predawn light at 3am and before too long it was daylight. The ferry terminal is nearly 20km out of town, displaced from proximity to anything… Continue reading

Inside Passage

July 2-4, 2010 Sleeping bags and mats on the Solarium deck was our overnight accomodation for the three nights travelling along the Inside Passage from Bellingham to Juneau. It is not quite the… Continue reading

Seattle

June 28 -30, 2010 The only thing I knew about Seattle before we came was it rains – a lot. So I guess we were lucky – 3 days of glorious sunshine with… Continue reading

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