6/17/13

The Yukon!

 

The Sign Post Forest in Watson Lake is our first stop in the Yukon.

Watson Lake Sign Post Forest

The first sign was placed in the early 40’s by a homesick military man.  Now there are over 70,000 signs placed by tourists, often giving the mileage back to their hometown.

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By night we find ourselves in the village of Teslin at the Yukon Motel.  I go in and inquire about rates….thirty-one dollars for electric hookups, $15 for dry camping and free in the parking lot! 

6/14 night at Teslin

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A rainbow appears behind the restaurant as I walk through the camp.

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Moose statue welcomes travelers at the Yukon Motel.

Pushing on we get through Whitehorse….a real city with 75% of the Yukon’s population residing there.  There are two McDonald’s!  They are serving egg mcmuffins instead of sausage and biscuit, so disappointing but happy to get some protein.

The day ends at a Cottonwood RV park, our first private campground.  The pictures will explain why we paid the $30 for a non electric site.

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Kluane Lake

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Rest Stop

6/15 camp Cottonwood

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6 comments:

  1. Looks like wonderful weather. The road will be slow from there as the frost heaves get bigger! Great pics!

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    1. Thks......the road was terrible!

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  2. $30 for that little slice of heaven was a bargain!

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    1. Thks for being there for me.

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  3. You just keep moving right along. It has to feel like a whole different land....just beautiful!

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