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

Yukon – “Larger Than Life”

The Yukon Territory, or just “the Yukon” as the residents call it, is both the smallest of the three Canadian territories and the least populated.  Although it is ranked 9th by area, it has less than 39,000 residents.  Of those, 28,000 live in the city of Whitehorse, its capital.  With so few people in the … Continue reading Yukon – “Larger Than Life”