As promised the alarm sounded again at 5.45 am for another day of promise in Skagway. This was the home of the "long excursions".... Last time we tripped into the Yukon for the train ride - this time we were heading onto the water in a 20 man canoe!The trick on the early mornings is to co-ordinate a breakfast slot. There are lots of people converging on the "early" dining rooms at the same time. But we have it down pat now because on days when we do want to have ...
Wayne and Jan's Travel Adventures
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This was a big day on shore. An eight hour adventure leaving from our port of Skagway. This little town stretches for seven blocks and features historic false-front shops and restaurants, wooden sidewalks and locals dressed in period costumes. This was the starting place for more than 40 000 gold rush stampeders who headed to the Yukon on their way to the Chilkoot Trail chasing the dream of gold. Today, it is the permanent year round home for 800 residents who ho...