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Aug 17, 2006 - August 13 to 16

SUNDAY, AUGUST 13, 2006 It may not have been Friday, the 13th, but Sunday the 13th proved to be the worst day of our trip. It started out rainy and we headed down the highway and soon turned on Highway 37. According to our Milepost, this road is not paved the entire way; it has four patches of gravel. We did meet a fellow from California on the bus in Denali who said he had come up to Alaska this way and that it was paved the entire way. We found out he didn't know what he was talking about. We also met a fellow in Tok from Anchorage early...

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Jun 5, 2006 - Bears in Hyder, Alaska

When I was taking my morning walk, I stumbled upon the 'Ksan Historical Village. Since I could walk through the village, I walked back to the camper to get Chet so he could see it, too. After seeing it, his comment was, "You got me out here for this?" He was not impressed. Although we would have been able to go into the buildings when they opened, we did not feel like they were worth the ten dollar apiece admission fee that they would have charged us. We did see seven communal houses, totem poles, and dugout canoes. We are now in Alaska!...

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