Sunday, 26 August 2018

Tuk Trip - Day 2

     One of two of the missing bags was delivered to the hotel this afternoon. The other one they still cannot locate. Way to go Air Canada. It was on the plane - how far could it go astray. It is full of all our rain and cold wear. We're going to need it.
     Our touring today was a wonderful reliving of the last vacation we had with the boys in 2003. There have been some changes - none good. Historic Carcross is now a commercially choked version of its former self and the Carcross Desert now has observation decks and washrooms. It was also pretty busy. When we were there with Gavin and Adam we were the only ones around. In some cases progress sucks.
     As we approached the BC border the air was clouded with smoke and the smell was overpowering. We could plainly see the smoking areas. Thank goodness the river has blocked the wildfire progress into the Yukon. Paradise lost for many.
South Klondike Highway to Carcross
our ride for the Dempster Highway to Tuktoyaktuk
near the BC border
fires across the river in BC

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