Don on September 4th, 2011

Sunday: (09/04) We got up early and drove out to watch the bears on the Chilkoot River. There was a mother grisly and her two two year old cubs at the fish weir. The fish and game man working the weir scared them away and they walked down river to the bay.More bears above. We […]

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Don on September 3rd, 2011

Saturday: (09/03) We had leftover latkas with sausage for breakfast then drove down to the harbor to catch our ferry to Juneau at 08:30. Pilot’s view from our ferry. We caught the Fjordland, a cameraman operated by Alaska Fjordlines aka Glen and Alison Jacobson. The ferry started in Skagway then stopped to pick us up […]

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Don on September 2nd, 2011

Friday: (09/02) Oatmeal yogurt and raisens for breakfast. Nice sunrise. A cool morning. There was some rain last night but not bad this morning. Spoke too soon though. We had extremely heavy fog most of the way down to Haines and rain in Haines. We checked in to the Hitch RV Park downtown. We also […]

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Don on September 1st, 2011

Thursday: (09/01) Latkas with apple sauce and Sausage for breakfast. We were back on the road by 8am. The Alcan highway from the Beaver Creek to Destruction Bay is reported to be the worst section of the road. There were lots of frost heaves and they did go on for 60 miles but the road […]

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Don on August 31st, 2011

Wednesday: (08/31) I spent some time in TOK updating the blog and checking email because we had a good cell signal. We topped the gas and continued on toward the border. We stopped for a while at the Tetlin National Wildlife Refuge before crossing into Canada again at Beaver Creek. We stopped for the night […]

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Don on August 30th, 2011

Tuesday: (08/30) We were up at 6am. Lou fixed chorizo hash browned potatoes with eggs for breakfast. We hooked up and were on the road a little after 7am. We wanted to avoid any traffic backups on the way in to Plamer that the Fair seems to cause by 11am. We turned on to the […]

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Don on August 29th, 2011

Monday: (08/29) Oatmeal for breakfast. One important task that needed to be completed was to get the oil changed in the Jeep and motorhome (MH). We had the MH oil changed in Grand Prairie, Alberta and we’re just right on mileage to have it done here and not have to worry again until we get […]

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Don on August 27th, 2011

Saturday: (08/27) Granola and yogurt for breakfast. We then drove downtown and Parked at Fred meywer. While Lou did some grocery shopping, Dawn visited the Fireside Bookstore and I used the Free Palmer Wifi to upload some pictures and work on the blog. Some recent pictures didn’t sucessfully upload yet. The Fair Parade started at […]

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Don on August 26th, 2011

Friday: (08/26) No rain this morning. We decided to just drive on to Palmer. On the way we stopped to let Dawn look at the coal washing facility in Sutton/Alpine. We arrived in Palmer and found our way to the RV parking lot at the fair and were settled in by 09:20. It’s a clear […]

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Don on August 25th, 2011

Thursday: (08/25) Pancakes and ham for breakfast.It rained all night ant continued this morning as we hooked up and did tank duty. We headed off toward Anchorage. The waterfalls were looking good as we passed them. As started up Thompson pass our rain ended. We noticed that the trees had turned noticable more yellow. Trees […]

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