Tuesday, May 24, 2011

Alaska Hwy Day 8 With A Detour

The Monday morning (23rd May) 6 AM view…DSC_0001

We hung a left off the Alaska Hwy and headed to Skagway via the Klondike Highway…why not! DSC_0021

Yes people…ice on the river.DSC_0005  DSC_0024 DSC_0026 DSC_0034  Here’s most of us……..DSC_0040 DSC_0049 DSC_0068  DSC_0097 DSC_0099

Now it’s 11% downhill for 8 miles to Skagway.DSC_0104


Weeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee. Two stage Jake brake did outstanding. Carol survived.DSC_0106 DSC_0110

U.S. Customs.  Those yellow poles are tight like in very tight.DSC_0116

Skagway - the ship tourists are all back aboard their ship and the town goes to sleep.  SDC11419  

Here we are at our sights at Pullen RV Park $38 Water, 30 AMP or for $5 bucks less to set in their park behind us. The one Ma Pa type service station in town has diesel for $4.92SDC11415

Here’s our view. We are “Setting On The Dock Of The Bay” watching the tides roll away. Go Percy Sledge for those that don’t remember that song……SDC11469

I ran out of space on today’s blog.  One of us had a blast this night.  I will publish the pictures if the ransom is not paid.

All amounts converted to US measures & dollars and are since crossing the border at Sweetgrass, MT on May 9, 2011. Yes, I will make mistakes – oh well..no need to write.

Miles today 106    Total miles 1667    Total Food $304     Total Fuel $1080   Total Fun $57     Total Kamping $314.

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