Category Archives: Yukon

There’s a bear out there … and a moose as well …

I hope I’ve prompted at least a few of our readers to hum the ‘Play School’ theme song to themselves. Ha! We’ve seen quite a few bears and moose now, plus assorted other critters, and I want to write down … Continue reading

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Back in Canada

So, we missed American Independence Day by one day, and we missed Canada Day on July 1st by a few days too. But here’s a delightful song by my favourite astronaut who also happens to be one of my favourite … Continue reading

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Chicken, Alaska

According to local legend, the original settlers wanted to call this place ‘ptarmigan’ after a native fowl, but they couldn’t agree on how to spell it and decided to just call it ‘Chicken’ instead. We¬†saw some ptarmigan with a clutch … Continue reading

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It was only a couple of days ago, but I’ve already forgotten most of the drive between Whitehorse and Tok, which probably means that not a lot happened. We have been listening to the audiobook of Stephen King’s Mr Mercedes … Continue reading

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We need to backtrack a bit to what we’ve been doing since we got off the ferry in Skagway, just so that we remember it later. It will probably read a bit like a ‘What I did on my holiday’ … Continue reading

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