Chocolate, Kamut, and Cheese – Culinary Treats around Portland, Oregon

Spending more than a month in Portland afforded us the opportunity to spend time with our daughter, get some things repaired on the Bighorn and the Silver Fox, and explore more of Portland and the surrounding area. Although we had been in Portland last year, there are many things to see and do. In addition … Continue reading Chocolate, Kamut, and Cheese – Culinary Treats around Portland, Oregon

Our Alaska Adventure Recap

David and I have had some time to reflect on our Alaska Adventure. We returned to the lower 48 several weeks ago. Since then, we have had a number of conversations with people who are interested in traveling to Alaska. We thought we would answer a few FAQs and offers some insights in this blog … Continue reading Our Alaska Adventure Recap

Road to Lower 48

Imagine travelling about 450 miles without cell service, few gas stations, and fewer places to pickup any supplies. You have the essence of the Cassiar Highway in Canada. This road is an alternative route to the lower 48 as opposed to traveling the entire length of the Alaska Highway. It travels closer to the west … Continue reading Road to Lower 48

You Have to Go North to Go South

The road climbs significantly when you leave the coastal Alaskan town of Skagway. Like most of the Alaska coastal towns there is only one road, so you never need a GPS. The Canadian Border is not far away due to the narrowness of the Alaska panhandle on which the towns of Haines and Skagway are … Continue reading You Have to Go North to Go South