DO NOT TRAVEL to ALASKA, if…

DO NOT TRAVEL TO ALASKA, if… 1)   You don’t like dealing with unpredictable weather. 2)   You hate it when your GPS signal sometimes gets lost because you’re so far north. 3)   You don’t like people who work at a more leisurely pace than you’re used to. 4)   You get aggravated when a Bear or Moose walk […]

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Island hopping via ferry – Skagway, Juneau and Hoonah – Southeast Alaska

We left  Million Dollar Falls campground and  headed back into Alaska.  Alas, we had to go through another border crossing into America.  For the first time, we were asked to pull over and step out of the motorhome after our passports were checked and we answered some questions.  The lady officer checked Betsy, opening several cupboards/cabinets and the refrigerator.  We were […]

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From peaks to port – Valdez pt. 1

Leaving Glennallen, our adventure to Valdez (pronounced Val-DEEZ) began on the Richardson Highway.  We crawled along at a slow pace, negotiating 17 pavement breaks (yes I counted them) with abrupt edges, dips and frost heaves.  That meant Steve had to slow way down for every encounter so we wouldn’t empty our cabinets of their contents as Betsy displayed some serious hip action. […]

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Lazy Days at Tolsona Wilderness -Glennallen

River View site

Continuing east we headed out to the town of Glenn Allen, 187 miles from Anchorage. The drive along the Glenn Highway designated as a National Scenic Byway  is one of Alaska’s most beautiful, traversing a broad tundra and because of that we are reminded once again of frost heaves, damaged roads, dips… The road winds through gorgeous mountain ranges with spectacular […]

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