Archive | July, 2012

Day 17

From the 1st state to the 49th state. Dawson City was so much fun, we almost didn’t want to leave. But, just after a second visit to Riverwest Bistro for another quick breakfast we were headed to the ferry to take us to Top of the World Highway. That was a long dusty, partially paved […]

Day 16

Today was  a good time in Dawson City. After a nice breakfast at a local bistro we went to the Dawson City Museum. We saw a couple demonstrations of how miners panned for gold. We were able to Pass around a $2000 nugget.   We had to catch up on laundry. What a coincidence…so did Jack […]

Day 15

Today we left Carmacks about 8:00. We ran into a little bit of rain. But that wasn’t too bad. Our ride today took us to Dawson City, Yukon and was pretty uneventful. One bear peeked out to the road, saw us and quickly turned back to the woods.   Once settled in Dawson City we […]

Day 14

7:00 a.m. We are just about done packing the bikes for an early departure from Coal  River and what strolls in the parking lot to wish us farewell? A very large bison!! After a quick photo op we are on the road again heading for Watson Lake first. En route we encountered another bison and […]

Day 13

       The first half of the day was a yawn. More of the same.  Drove for about an hour, stopped at Pink Mountain to add apparel, Continued on to Fort Nelson, fueled, stripped layers, went through tar and chip repair of highway.   Paid $16 for a quart of Castrol oil in Fort Nelson. […]

Day 11

We left Revelstoke about 7:05 am. Rode for about 45 minutes in rain and cold temps. Riding along the wet cedar forrest smelled great. Stopped about an hour later in Salmon Arm. Had breakfast and topped off tanks. Sky was still overcast but improving. Temps eventually climbed to the point we needed to shed some […]

Day 10

We were dressed warmly as we left Fernie, BC under a threatening sky.  A few hours later we were in a steady rain. We stopped at a bakery in Golden for a cup of coffee and to take chill off. The temperature was dropping as we rode north. Upon entering Canada’s Glacier Park we stopped to add all […]

Day 9

We woke up at Glacier Park Lodge 46 degrees at 6 a.m. and crystal clear. Walk around the property before breakfast, had a fine breakfast at the hotel, pack the bike as we were on our way north on 89 to “Going To The Sun Road”.        Glacier National Park is as amazing as ever. […]

Shelly – Week One

Hi there. First, again, I’d like to thank Bad Dog Web Design for the opportunity to share our adventure with our family and friends. We wouldn’t have had a website without you. I’d like to thank everyone for their comments. We enjoy reading them and hope to reply as time and wi-fi permits, as well […]

Day 8

My God, the land!! Nice comfortable temps. Wind. Immense land. Horses. Cows. Wheat fields to the horizon. Farms and ranches to the mountains.   Arrived at the beautiful Glacier Park Lodge. Great dinner and drinks and retired to our own private veranda for the evening.