July 17--Dawson City, Yukon Territory July 22nd 2011 Sunday, July 17 Yukon River Campground 11:00 when we left camp. 59 degrees and clearish. Mileage at 11936.
Slept in a bit and then had French toast that Valerie made out of the fruit bread. It took us an hour to cross this morning on the ferry as there were many vehicles waiting for a turn. Our book warned that it could take as much as 3 hours to get across. They take tour buses, 1 ... read more
North America » Canada » Yukon » Dawson City A land of vast distances and rich natural resources, Canada became a self-governing dominion in 1867 while retaining ties to the British crown. Economically and technologically the nation has developed in parallel with the US, its neighbor to the sou... ... read more
We are sisters who began our love of travel with our parents when we were in grammar school. We grew up in Northern California and had traveled most of the Western States and Mexico before the 8th grade. Sharon traveled to Europe the first time when she graduated from high school to be a Girl Scout camp counselor and Valerie lived in Europe 7 years teaching the US military community at the graduate level. We rarely take a tour and usually travel on a low budget, by car, plane, and train. We have recently both retired and Sharon bought a Roadtrek RV, that we named Rosie II after our parent's "R... full info