Canada

The Dempster Part 1

We left Dawson about noon and back tracked down Yukon Highway #2, to the junction of the Dempster Highway………734km/456miles of washboard gravel roads. We had heard many conflicting stories about the condition of the road, but we were about to find out for ourselves. First stop on the way was Tombstone, an interpretive centre, information

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Canada

Prince Rupert, BC to Dawson City, YT

The ferry arrived into Prince Rupert and we disembarked at 5am. First, we went to MacDonald’s for Breakfast and free WiFi where we could catch up on current affairs. This was a maintenance day, we rotated the tires on the truck, had haircuts, banking and paid bills. Once all this was complete we visited a

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Canada

Haida Gwaii (Queen Charlotte’s)

We sailed at 10:30am from Prince Rupert to Haida Gwaii, arriving at 5:00pm into Skidegate Terminal on the north island where we headed through the town of Queen Charlotte to Hadyn Turner Municipal campground for the evening where made dinner then went on a beach walk, followed by a campfire. Next morning, we drove to

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Canada

Port Hardy to Price Rupert

We sent the night on the ferry dock at Port Hardy. That night was worse than any night we have spent in a Walmart parking lot, at one point in the wee hours of the morning I thought someone was cutting the grass with an electric lawnmower except there was no grass? The ferry loaded

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Canada

Vancouver Island – Part 3

We were up early next morning to head north from French Creek towards Campbell River, we stopped for breakfast at the Sandbar Café, just north of Qualicum Beach. Catherine remembers this as a gas station from her childhood as she spent many a summer here with her family nearby. Tammy our waitress was full of information

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Canada

Vancouver Island – Part 2

After leaving Paul and Gini’s we headed over to Tofino and Ucluelet on the west coast of the Island for a few days. On the way, we stopped at MacMillan Provincial Park. This park showed Old Growth trees and how the natural forest worked using fallen or dead trees as nursery trees for fertilizer for

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Canada

Vancouver Island – Part 1

We caught the Coho Ferry across the Straight of Juan De Fuca to Victoria on the 31st of May/17, this was 3 weeks ahead of when we had originally planed, but plans change. At this point in our journey we have travelled approximately 6760km (4200miles) upon arriving in Victoria. We can now slow down as

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USA

Portland, OR. To Victoria, BC

We left Portland in rush-hour heading west toward Seaside, OR. We stayed a night at L.L. Stub Stewart State Park which is about 10 miles (16km) off the main highway to the coast.   Next morning, on the way to Seaside we stopped at the Wines of Oregon store where we purchase a very nice

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USA

Las Vegas, NV to Portland, OR.

After sorting out some business in Las Vegas we set off for Death Valley taking back roads instead of the main highway.   Death Valley: The lowest point in North America, it was a nice day there only 34C/93F the day after it was 39C/102F and climbing. After leaving Death Valley we drove over two

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USA

Sedona and Area

After 3 days at EXPO West where we did not take one photo due the to fact we had full schedules of courses to attend. There was so much to see and take-in plus our camper was on show by the manufacturer, we were kept busy all three days. We trundled down to Sedona for a couple of

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