Haines to Tok July 7th 2011 I have been making notes for the blog every day, but either we didn’t have internet or, if we did, it was soooooo slow. How we in the Lower 48 take some things for granted…….
Tuesday, July 5th, we drove around Haines. We went west first – to the fish cannery. We got to the cannery at break time. The folks explained that we could take a self-guided walking tour around the cannery for ... read more
North America » United States » Alaska » Tok 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
The Bucket List trip is well underway and we are having a fabulous time! Knock on wood; it hasn't rained very much at all and, since we got to Alaska, the mosquitoes have not been as bad as what we expected!! Again, knock on wood, I don't want to jinx the rest of the trip. Alaska mosquitoes were on vacation in Canada - once back here, I've been eaten alive. I hear it's rained a lot in Canada, so bug spray will be coming out of hiding. We are back in short sleeves and shorts. When it's 75 degrees here in Canada, it seems so much hotter than 75 degrees at home. Not looking forward to 80-9... full info