Month: August 2011

Deadmans Creek CG, BC to Hayden Lake, ID

Monday, August 15, 2011 We had a bath in the river this morning. The water was warmer than the glacier lakes we’ve bathed in but still nice and chilly. We drove through the beautiful wine/orchard country of BC. I loved the drive. We stopped…

Babine Lake Rd to Deadmans Creek CG

Sunday, August 14, 2011 Another big driving day today. I think all of us are a bit travel weary and being this close to Washington makes us all ready to get home. We stopped at Mezzanine Lake and cleaned out the van. It was…

Prince Rupert to Babine Lake Rd: Stewart/Hyder

August 13, 2011 The Matanuska Ferry arrived on shore in Prince Rupert, Canada at 5:15am, which with the time change was really 4:15am, which means we really woke up at 3:45am to pack up and get through the jerky Canadian border patrol, which means…

Juneau, AK to Prince Rupert, BC

August 12 2011: Happy Birthday Brendan!! We boarded the Matanuska around 12:30am. While checking in, Timothy, “The Purser”, noticed a mistake with our reservation and up graded us from a 2-berth room without a view to a 3-berth room with a view. And it’s…

Juneau

August 10, 2011: Juneau Note:This morning we decided to adjust our Route on ferry. Initially, we intended to go to Sitka for a couple days. Instead we are going to Prince Rupert a bit earlier than planned. We want to go to Stewart, BC…

Happy Birthday Outlaw!

Anchorage, AK to Juneau, AK (Mendenhall Glacier CG)

August 8-10 2011 We are officially on ‘the descent’ back to the lower 48 and eventually NOLA. Technically, we are not ‘on the road’. They do call it a highway though. The Alaska Marine Highway. It’s a day and a half journey from Anchorage…