Today is Tuesday. Gorgeous day. I’ve got the bus almost packed for our trip. MIKE and Bernadette are coming on Friday and we will leave on Sunday .
I am going to miss the gardens this summer. \240 They are just starting to pop.
Sunday. \240Woke up to beautiful sunshine ( which only lasted an hour). We are on our way. \240Stopping in Parry Sound tonight.
Here we are before leaving this morning. \240
Decided to make a stop at family cottage
Our first night on the road at Parry Sound
Monday. \240Rained most of the night. We are on our way to Prpich’s tonight in Sault ste Marie. \240Quite foggy this morning
We are now on the trans Canada highway
Just stopped for fresh walleye fish and chips in Spanish. \240Amazing 😊
Have arrived on St Joseph Island for the night. \240
Arrived at Lake Superior provincial park.
Hiking “The \240Rock”
Tuesday. \24044 degrees overnight. \240Sunny today. \240Heading for Lake Superior Provincial Park. \240
Last night we stayed at the municipal marina parking lot in Richard’s Landing.
Bernadette says she is flying to Alaska
Practicing the gravel roads
Heading for the Soo
On our way to Thunder Bay
Still on the road
Just saw a moose. \240Driving to fast couldn’t get picture
Stopping for the night at Nipigon municipal marina
Starting to rain a little. \240
Looks like red rocks of Sedona
Settled in for the night nice view out the Motorhomes window
We rented a boat but were disappointed when we went to pick it up
Navigation tip. \240If you go to highest number on map and hit it, it takes you to most recent pictures. \240If you double click on pictures it becomes larger. \240
Short \240run today. \240We are all set up in Thunder Bay
Terry Fox memorial
Northern art. \240?? Not sure but the restaurant was great. \240
Nice entrance to Terry Fox Memorial
Some history so you can understand the significance of Terry Fox.
Timber meeting other dog travellers
Cami and Colby ready for today’s adventure
Great drive today. \240Now settled in for the \240night at Wabigoon \240Lake RV Park
Beautiful morning. \240
Harve getting windshield chip fixed on bus. \240Bernadette and i went for a walk. \240Look what we found.
Navigation tip; if you view on mobile, I don’t think you see the map. \240If you view on computer or tablet, you can follow us on the map. \240If you hit the latest number on the map, it takes you to those pictures. \240You can hit any number on the map and see the pictures for that town. \240
Annual quilt show at local museum
Stopping for lunch at micro brewery
Decided not to order, we need to save the money for fuel.
Husky the musky. \240 That would make a BIG fish sandwich
Just crossed into Manitoba
Welcome to the FLAT prairie’s
Home for the night. \240We are about 20 minutes from downtown Winnipeg. \240
Going for a tour at the Royal Canadian Mint.
Looks like rain ☔️ today
First grain elevator
Potty break. \240
We’re in Saskatchewan 😁😁
Great campsite for the night.
This town is half In Saskatchewan and half in Alberta
On our way to Edmonton today for three days. \240
Coming into Edmonton
Our home for the night. \240Kinsmen park. Nw of Edmonton for three nights
Think we might get some rain \240☔️ ☔️
Too much energy. \240Let’s get rid of some of it
Great park. \240But many loud school children around. \240
Train maintenance barn
We took the street car
Harve wants to sail it
Blacksmith. \240I think they thought it would be a lot of work. \240
Fur trading station
On our way to Grand Prairie today.
Nice day for a drive.
Home for the night
Nice night for a ride
Local bird. \240No one seems to know the name of it. Bernadette says it’s a Magpie
On our way to Dawson Creek today. \240
\240Just crossed into British Columbia
Fort Saint John. \240Stunning ride into the river valley. \240
Rockies in the distance with snow
Home for the night. \240
Stone sheep 🐑
No he is real. \240
On our way to Muncho Lake tonight. \240
Saw three bears just after we left the campground ⛺️
Oh oh forgot our chains
I think the world is flat. \240Looks like we are going to fall off!!
Photo turn out.
Gourmet lunch on Alaska Highwsy near summit.
Muncho Lake on way to Northern Rockies RV park
Muncho Lake with snow capped Mountains in background
Settled in for the night st Northern Rockies RV park
On the road just past Laird Hot Springs
Very large bison herd \240 See the calves
Liard River. \240Goes on for miles
We’re here. \240
Here for the night
Great wildlife center. \240
Bridge over Teslin on our way to Yukon RV park
The view out our windshield for the night.
Happy Birthday 🎁 to Timber. \2403 years old today.
On our way to Atlin, BC
Momma bear and three cubs. \240
We are staying at the local harbour
Amazing mountains and lakes
Large moose habitat
Road to Atlin. \240Gorgeous!!
Puppies want to swim
Ornaments poppies grow wild
We are staying at the local harbour
Can you image. \240 This is our scenery for the night. \240
Big windshield owie on the way in (second one, already fixed Ontario stone chip )
View out the windshield
View at Norseman campground. \240Atlin BC
Warm Bay, Atlin, BC
Mike and Harvey preparing king crab dinner at Atlin.
On our way to Carcross today. Short trip
On the road in Tagish, heading for Carcross Yukon
Emerald Lake found while out exploring \240near Carcross
Staying in Carcross another day. \240Very unusual, we have full hook up , cell and internet. \240
Out touring the back roads.
Sun trying to break through
Went to a summer kennel of sled \240dogs
Exploring downtown Carcross
Lots of snow on the peaks
We were as high as 3,300 feet
Very different landscape from one side of road to other.
Looks like it is raining on peak
Went through valley were almost all stone
Lots of mountain streams
First arrival in Alaska. \240When we leave Skagway we go back through BC then Yukon
Arrived at Pullen Rv park for three nights. \240We are in the boat Harbor parking lot with water and 30amp. \240Looks like a nice village to visit. \240This is one of the cruise ship ports. \240Currently there are three cruise ships here. \240
Old town Skagway
Private tour to Dyea
Don’t think we’ll fit under this one
Boys house for the night
Private tour to local old graveyard and falls
Back at bus exploring docks
Looks like a good place for dinner
Good choice. \240The food was amazing. \240
Looks like rain.
Large cruise ship came in over night. \240Neuw Amsterdam
Ok it’s getting cold here. \240 We purchased new night clothes for snuggling
Explored the town and visited the local breweries
Kind of looks pretty. \240But way too many people for us.
Found a polar bear that we wanted to take home, but Mike and Harve \240said NO.
Cami looking for our next destination
Let me look!!’
9:19. \240Watching all the cruise ships leave.
I think he is down on his luck. \240Good thing he has his dog.
Out hiking near Skagway. \240
Starting our train trip
On our way to the hot springs for the night just north of Whitehorse. \240 Having dinner tonight with Mary Ellen’s nephew.
Looks like rain. \240
Just clearer customs back into BC
Stopped at a suspension bridge before Carcross
View from bridge
Historic trappers cabin
On our way to Carmacks tonight. \240
Large hectare fire here in 1998
Flowers after fire
Fire surrounded both sides of river.
That’s what you call a big cinnamon roll
Home for the night at Carmacks. \240
On our way to Dawson city tonight. \240Staying 30th and celebrating July 1st
Gravel lake. \240
Arrived Dawson City
Happy Canada day \240🇨🇦 🇨🇦
Old buildings in downtown Dawson
Exploring old gold dredging equipment
Notice famous “Klondike Joe” from WOODSTOCK, Ontario (where Harve and Mary Ellen live)
He designed this dredger
First major claim. \240
There are large piles of Rock everywhere. \240This is the rocks that were dredged and discarded
This is a Canadian National Historic sight
On our way to Chicken Alaska tonight.
Going back to get Mike
Mike loading onto ferry
Arriving on our side of the river
He forgot Bernadette
Road to the clouds
Up in the clouds
US customs. \240They took my whole fruit bowl. \240Apples, oranges, lemons,limes !! Said they didn’t like pears or plums so I could keep them. \240
Nice outlook after border crossing
“They took your limes, what are we going to put in our rum?”
“Top of the world highway.”
Mike behind us on switch backs
Local diner. \240They can’t decide which desserts. \240
Stayed in Chicken for the night
On our way to Tok for two nights
Drive from Chicken to Tok
You have to watch for the change of colour in the roads. \240
Home for the night
Boys washing Mike’s bus. \240
Large showing of forestry personnel, state troopers, etc
The local politician
In case someone needs to pee during the parade
They close the Alaska highway to let the parade go through
Bernadette picking up candies for us. \240
Ride from Tok to Fairbanks
Stopped at the North Pole (Alaska) to see Santa
Home for three days. \2401 mile from Denali National Park
Out exploring the park
Exciting day!! \240 We are taking an eight hour Tundra tour to see wildlife andMount Denali (formerly Mount McKinley) Our guide tells us that we have about a 5% chance of seeing the whole mountain as fog normally rolls in.
Our group looks happy!!
Lots of river beds and mountains.
Moose on the way.
Snow caps in the distance
First sighting of grizzly
Sign was right
This caribou calf walked in front of our bus for about 15 minutes.
Caribou sighting. \240Maybe it should go get the baby
Guess what?? We see the whole mountain. \240
Alaska wild orchids.
Rest stop. \240Time to stretch. \240