2014 Alaska Trip travel blog

Summit Lake

Muncho Lake

Mountain sheep

Roadside bison

and herd just south of Contact Creek, Yukon

Sign Post Forest Watson Lake, Yukon

 

Our contribution


July 11...

Long drive up from Fort Nelson to Watson Lake. Some long patches of construction (chip and seal) made it a very slow and dusty drive. Also, now have a small crack on the Escape's windshield. As long as it lasts till we get home.

Saw lots of wildlife along the way... 12 black bear, a moose, 2 herds of mountain sheep and 2 herds of bison (one being quite large). Along with the scenery, it made for an interesting drive, well worth doing.

The price of gas in Contact Creek, Yukon was quite a bit cheaper that Fort Nelson at $1.36.9 a litre.

We're here for a couple of days R and R before heading to Whitehorse.

July 12...

Made our contribution to the Sign Post Forest today. Started by a homesick GI in 1942, now there are over 77,000 signs.

We went out to the airport to see where Sue's grandfather was stationed during WWII. There is a small exhibit in the main terminal building regarding the Lend Lease Program with the RCAF, Russia and USAF. Checking out the Northern Lights Center after lunch.



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