Category: Yukon

Chicken or Bust

Chicken or Bust

Having arrived in Dawson, of which more later, the decision was two fold. To go down the Dempster highway and cross the Arctic circle (still not sure what that is, but feel  I really ought to know) or to cross the Yukon River, drive to Alaska and go to Chicken, which is pretty much the first […]

Midnight Sun Literally

Midnight Sun Literally

Whitehorse 2

Whitehorse 2

Whitehorse is a really nice place – not entirely what I was expecting, not sure what I was expecting ! An old mining town, also capital of the Yukon and really quite modern in many ways. Its main industry is tourism, unsurprisingly, which is pretty active from mid May – mid September, in the summer […]

Land of The Midnight Sun

Land of The Midnight Sun

Tuesday 26 June Arrived Whitehorse early evening about six thirty having done a ten hour drive from Burns Lake – drove up the rest of the Cassiar which was ok most of the way, a bit hairy in others. Maps of the Cassiar show three bits that haven’t yet been upgraded that they call gravel, […]