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Jul 18, 2005 - Boya Lake

Connor and I got up early for one last try at fishing. No luck. So, we packed up and where on the road by 11 wonder what the gravel road ahead would bring us. Stan and Jerre we're going as far as Dease Lake as they were going to take a day trip up to Telegraph Creek, an old mining town. We tackled some more gravel/dirt roads but they were fairly smooth. Still kept road speed down to an average of 50kph. There was construction on some culverts across the road, so every 400 meters you had to really slow down. We crossed one they were working...

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Jun 18, 2005 - Northern Lights and A Rising Moon

Well, well, well. . . today we found some construction on the Alcan. There were sections of hard packed gravel and a place they are replacing an old bridge. The gravel stops are not bad, level, and a lot of travelers don't even slow down that much. Now, you can get a ding in your windshield...but that can happen anywhere in the "lower 48" and road construction is found in the biggest cities, or on the best interstates. When we have driven this highway or others in both Alaska or Canada, the worst part is coming along a couple hundred yards...

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Sep 23, 2004 - Bell II Lodge (Stewart-Cassiar Highway) - Watson Lake

Heute morgen haben wir uns nach einem ausgiebigen Frühstück schweren Herzens von der Lodge getrennt und sind dem Steward-Cassiar folgend weiter nordwärts gefahren. Das Wetter war wie am Vortag regnerisch und das hat sich dank der Schotterstrassen auch auf unserem Auto bemerkbar gemacht. Die Strecke ist wunderschön aber nach etwa 500km hat man es dann schon gesehen, insbesondere weil unterwegs sonst nicht viel los ist. Das heute war die einsamste Strasse die uns bis jetzt begegnet ist. Überholt haben wir 3 Wagen und entgegengekommen sind...

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Jan 15, 2003 - Part 9: Watson Lake, Yukon Territory

Watson Lake, Yukon Territory January 15, 2003 Watson Lake is a very neat town where they have thousands of road signs that people have left there. There are over 48,000 signs in what is called "Signpost Forest." You can add your own while you're there. Perhaps an old license plate or something? You can take a peek at what Watson Lake is like by visiting this website: Watson Lake We stayed at a beautiful motel called the Big Horn Hotel. Very nice people and a very nice place. Again, we were able to bring our dog and cat inside our room for...

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