ALASKA

August 11, 2009

Moose Creek, Minto and Whithorse

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Bus tour from Dawson to Moose Creek, Minto and Whitehorse

Wednesday, August 11, 2009.


A view of the territory.

A view of the Tintina Trench

Coffeee stop at Moose Creek Lodge

Coffeee stop at Moose Creek Lodge

Out in the Alaska sticks!

Out in the Yukon sticks!

Moose Creek 1

Moose Creek 1

Moose Creek 2

Moose Creek 2

Moose Creek 3

Moose Creek 3

Open Country in the Yukon Territory

Open Country in the Yukon Territory

Pelly Crossing in the Yukon

Pelly Crossing on the Yukon

River view from Minto Resort

River view from Minto Resort

Our tour director star center!

Tour director Dan star center!

Lunch is served!

Lunch is served!

Minto Resort

Minto Resort

our tour director and bus driver goofing off!

Tour director Dan and bus driver Chase goofing off!

The gang of tour #27.

The gang of tour #27.

Five Finger Rapids on the Yukon River

Five Finger Rapids on the Yukon River

Chase likes sunflower seeds?

Chase likes sunflower seeds? (photo by Annie)

Braeburn Lodge coffee stop

Braeburn Lodge coffee stop




The Frantic Follies

Arriving at Whitehorse, we stay for two nights at the Westmark (where else) Hotel. The program for the evening is the Frantic Follies. The photos were taken with permission, using available light so as not to distract with the flash.

Dale Cooper and Lyall Murdoch

Dale Cooper and Lyall Murdoch

The entire staff put on a great show!

The entire staff put on a great show!

The entire program was a wild experience!

The whole program was a wild experience!

One of our tour #27 aka Pookie was chosen!

One of our tour #27 aka Pookie was chosen!

He did a great job fitting into the show!

He did a great job fitting into the show!

Comedy was out of control!

Comedy was out of control!

They played musical saws...

They played musical saws...

and banjos.

and banjos.

Tour #27 and the intermission crowd.

Tour #27 and the intermission crowd.

More music!

More music!

And comedy!

And comedy!

And stories!

And the Cremation of Sam McGee!


Next day, we hiked around town and went to the MacBride Museum of Yukon History.

One item at MacBride called me in!

One item at MacBride called me in!

Right in front of Sam McGee's Cabin

Right in front of Sam McGee's Cabin

The CREMATION of Sam McGee

The CREMATION of Sam McGee

Cabin left.

Cabin left.

Cabin right.

Cabin right.

Sewell's Store 1926 Chevrolet

Sewell's Store 1926 Chevrolet

And lots of other neat old antiques!

#51 Wood-fired Brooks Mogul 2-6-0 1881


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