Europe

Europe Week 1

We are on our way to Europe for a 21 day Mediterranean Cruise with Catherine’s mother Pat. Pat had expressed interest in a Med Cruise as part of her bucket list but could not travel alone as she used a walker. Knowing we would be back around the end of September to take our camper back to

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Truck & Camper

Truck & Camper

Some people have asked for information regarding our Truck & Camper, So here it is: Truck: White 2015 Chevrolet Silverado 3500HD 4×4 SRW. The truck is a 1 Ton, Crew Cab, Long Box with single rear wheels. I purchased this vehicle new in June 2015, at the time of leaving on our trip it had

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Canada

Alaska Part 3 and the Road Home

From Seward we decided to do a long day of driving and travel to Valdez in one day, we left early in the morning stopping in Anchorage for breakfast and an oil change for the truck, then continued on to Valdez Along the way we came across some unusual geology where we took a break.

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USA

Alaska Part 2

When we arrived in Anchorage we decided to stay at Ship Creek campground, as it  was walking distance to the downtown area, staying three nights. We visited some of the tourist and historic locations. The Salmon were running up the Ship Creek estuary so a few fishermen decided to take advantage. We met up with

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USA

Alaska Part 1

We left Dawson late in the afternoon taking Top of the World Highway over towards the Canadian/US boarder. About halfway there we found an out of the way camp spot for the night. Next morning, we set off toward Fairbanks, Alaska passing through the most remoted boarder crossing either of us have ever been too.

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Canada

The Dempster Part 2

After hanging out at the spit for a short time after dipping our toes in the Beaufort Sea (Arctic Ocean) we headed back into town, past the end marker for The TransCanada Trail . We noticed 4 churches closely clustered together, which seemed a lot for such a small community. We walked past the cemetery,

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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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