June 23, 2008 GMT
19. Whitehorse, Dawson City and Fairbanks

Mountains, Rivers, Trees, Lakes, and last but not least the ever present Rain.

Alaska Highway was built by the US Army, considered one of the
Wonders of the World.

Fort Nelson to Whitehorse blue skies for the first 6 hours and
not so blue for the next 4.

Lots of wildlife, I saw a deer first, then some Moose, then Mountain Goats (twice),
Rabbit, Squirrel, Beaver, Black Bear, Buffalo and calves (twice), only managed to
get picís of the goats and buffalo the others were too shy

Fort Nelson to Whitehorse


Stone Mountain



Buffalo going bald



Summit Lake


Downtown Whitehorse, a Metropolis

Hotel with Dancing Girl and Internet

The Man and his Dog

The Aliens have landed

My Bike started leaking Oil and I had to make a temporary repair
that may have to last permanently

Whitehorse to Dawson City
Ignore the straight line it came from another GPS power connection glitch

Dawson City, all the buildings look like they are from a movie set
I was told buildings that do not conform are not allowed
Very touristy, dirt roads with boardwalks and sunshine

On the way there


Yukon River Ferry and its free


The Governor's Mansion

The Leaning Tower of Dawson


This time it was the Rear Brake Master Cylinder.
I was lucky the dealer in Seattle had a kit in stock

The outskirts of the town are covered in mining rubble from years gone by

Puller and Jeff, rescued Huskies

New breed of Genetically Modified Husky


Like I said Boardwalks and Dirt streets, all that's missing is JW and his six gun


Dawson City, Yukon, Canada to Fairbanks, Alaska, USA

Crossing the Yukon from Dawson on the way to the Alaska

Top of the World Highway, 200 k's of dirt, best ride so far.
This is where the KTM came into its own

Canada / USA border
The sign says Most Northerly Land Border in the USA or World?
Anyway its out in the sticks

Fairbanks, Alaska, overcast, wet and a little dilapidated

Posted by Chris Desmond at June 23, 2008 05:18 AM GMT

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