Mile 0 on the Alaska Highway

As we were studying and planning for our trip of a lifetime, we had occasional discussions about the city of Dawson Creek.  It seemed to be almost a magical waypoint – so far away!   But here we are now, 1,628 miles and several months from Tracy, CA. Dawson Creek is centrally located between four highways; the Alaska Highway (97 N), the John Hart Highway (97 […]

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Beautiful British Columbia

Our first milestone of our Alaskan adventure places us at Dawson Creek, British Columbia, where Mile 0 of the Alaskan Highway begins. We took the classic itinerary to Alaska  via the West Coast route  starting at Vancouver . The drive towards Dawson Creek took us  along amazing sights and  scenic highways known as the Trans-Canada Highway 1  that  links to […]

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Mountains, multiple gondolas and our first bear sighting! – Vancouver, Canada

We’ve been getting around during our week in Vancouver doing touristy things. We spent one day touring the city, Stanley Park, the Lion’s Gate bridge, and the Capilano Suspension Bridge/Cliffwalk attractions.  We took a tour for this, since we didn’t want do drive all over the city and miss the knowledge we gained from our guide.  It was worth the […]

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