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From hotsprings to a cool lake

It gets light early here – i was awake this morning at 5:00.  I took an early morning walk to the hotsprings.  There was a few folks from South Africa that I enjoyed talking to. It was nice to have the springs relatively empty and see the steam rise in the coolness of morning. I had a nice ride into Watson Lake. I did have to use regular gas as the only options for the last 200 miles were diesel … Read More

A Cinnamon Roll and a Royal Enfield

I was treated to a brilliant thunder and lightning storm last night. I was glad to be hunkered down in the comfort of Motel 8 in Dawson City. The day started with lots of sunshine but then turned into overcast skies and occasional rain There is a small side road just past Dawson City that takes you to Kiskatinaw Provincial Park and the historic bridge on the original Alaska Highway. The current Alaska highway has been very good, well-maintained roads. … Read More

Mile 0 of the Alaska Highway

I really enjoyed this campground. Some additional campers arrived in the evening; a couple in a truck heading to Fairbanks from Montana, a family with a camp trailer from Calgary headed on a 2 week vacation in the provincial parks. I continued the ride today on Scenic 40 to Grande Prarie. Some areas were scenic, but it is hard to compare with the previous day’s rides. Some of the road follows the crest of the mountain providing good views of … Read More