Dyea June 18th 2008 Yesterday’s sun and warmth has been replaced today with a cold rain. We decided that we would drive over to Dyea (pronounced Die E). The ride to Dyea is on a twisting gravel road which is very well maintained and very scenic. Dyea was and actually still is the starting point for the Chilkoot Trail which took the stampeders to the Yukon Gold Rush. There are famous photos of the Chilkoot Trail ... read more
North America » United States » Alaska » Skagway Britain's American colonies broke with the mother country in 1776 and were recognized as the new nation of the United States of America following the Treaty of Paris in 1783. During the 19th and 20th centuries, 37 new states were added to the origina... ... read more
Dave and Carolyn started traveling after they retired. In 2006 they went to Nova Scotia and New Brunswick. In 2007 they traveled across the US and saw more than 20 National and State Parks and 38 states. This year they traveled through Canada to Alaska. This trip was absolutely amazing - Alaska is a must see!
In the winter, we head south to Florida, usually for three months. ... full info