Alaska Trip 2015: Day Twenty-Four

– Cheyenne, Wyoming to Denton, Texas – We’re home! Today was certainly a long day, and I can’t say that we did many interesting things, so I’ll keep this one brief. Later on I’ll do a few posts talking about the trip logistics, a recap of what we saw, and things we’ve learned, but for…

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Alaska Trip 2015: Day Twenty-Three

– Caldwell, Idaho to Cheyenne, Wyoming – It’s been a very long day. Tomorrow looks even worse. We didn’t get any pictures either, at least not really. We only took 74, which is really low for us. Again, tomorrow looks even worse. All we can do is try. We started out at 5 this morning,…

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Alaska Trip 2015: Day Twenty-Two

– Hope, British Columbia to Caldwell, Idaho – Today was the first of our three big driving days. The weather was hot, and the trip was long. We are really racking up the miles now. At least the scenery was nice in places. When we started out in Hope, the weather was cool, but not…

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Alaska Trip 2015: Day Twenty-One

– Prince George, British Columbia to Hope, British Columbia – The weather changed dramatically today. It actually feels like summer now. We packed away our sweaters when we were putting our bags together this morning, but I think we were still a little surprised by just how dramatically the weather changed. We began the day…

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Alaska Trip 2015: Day Twenty

– Stewart, British Columbia to Prince George, British Columbia – We’re really getting close to the end of our trip now. I think everyone is starting to feel it. We are taking fewer pictures and getting out of the car a little less. Today was another quiet day, and we didn’t even get to start…

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Texas to Alaska: Day Nineteen

– Watson Lake, Yukon Territory to Stewart, British Columbia – We made it back into Alaska today. I know that sounds crazy, especially looking at our locations for today. But it’s true! Mark and I got up early and walked Ripley through the woods this morning. It was raining, and the trail in Watson Lake…

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Alaska Trip 2015: Day Eighteen

– Haines Junction, Yukon Territory to Watson Lake, Yukon Territory – Today was a quiet day. We didn’t have far to drive, and we were driving mostly though territory that we’d already seen. To top it off, the weather remained rainy and cold for at least part of the day. We got up this morning…

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Alaska Trip 2015: Day Seventeen

– Tok, Alaska to Haines Junction, Yukon Territory – Today was a short and quiet day. We didn’t have too many plans, so we took our time this morning. We slept in a bit and went for a run. Tok has a surprisingly good pedestrian trail for such a small town. It is paved and…

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Alaska Trip 2015: Day Sixteen

– Valdez, Alaska to Tok, Alaska – Saturday started off foggy and cloudy. We heard on the news last night that the weather was about to change, and since yesterday was so warm and pleasant, we were worried that today would be dreary and cold. We got up at 5am today and hurried out of…

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Alaska Trip 2015: Day Fifteen

– Seward, Alaska to Valdez, Alaska – Today was mostly a driving day. It was a very scenic trip, so it made the day go by a little faster. We started our morning in Seward at 5am with a run along the coast on the Iditarod National Historic Trail. The part of trail ran through…

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