Canada, eh? The Final Leg!

Readers, we last saw you at the Sign Post Forest in Watson Lake… More scenic views awaited us, as we traveled farther west along the Alaska Highway. We stopped for a nice shot of the Robert Campbell Bridge in Whitehorse, YT, below.  Two older Indian brothers and one of their wives were also stopped, enjoying … Continue reading

Canada, eh? The Sign Post Forest in Watson Lake

Once upon a time in 1942, a young man was tasked with the replacement of a road marker sign.  In an inspired moment of homesickness, he not only replaced the sign, but improved upon its design: adding the name and distance to his hometown, from the remote Watson Lake, Yukon Territory.  Over the years, fellow … Continue reading

Canada, eh? The Alaska Highway

From Jasper, we drove north to the start of the Alaska Highway. Traffic was sparse (mostly pipeline workers and equipment), the countryside was gorgeous, and the mountain passes were abundant. Over these two days, we made great gains in latitude – here’s Eric in the Yukon Territory! -H