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Klondike Gold Rush (part 2) : Miles Canyon and the White Horse Rapids

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To read Part 1 of the series : Klondike Gold Rush : following the footsteps of gold diggers

Let’s continue our journey trying to follow the footsteps of the tens of thousands of prospectors who flocked to the Klondike during the Gold Rush era.

From Lake Bennett where they […]

Klondike Gold Rush (Part 1) : following the footsteps of gold diggers

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One of the goals I had set for my trip to the Yukon last May was to follow the route taken by the tens of thousands of gold prospectors who rushed to the Klondike over 100 years ago in the hope of stricking it rich. This interest in the […]

Jake’s Corner : a “must stop” on the Alaska Highway

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Earlier today I had the pleasure of having coffee with master photographer Hans Blohm. Among other things, we talked about the Yukon, a territory Hans has visited repeatedly over the past 35 years. It is always a great pleasure to hear Hans talk about his northern adventures and I remembered […]

Takhini Burn’s Red Fox

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Today, I thought I’d introduce the red fox that was roaming the Takhini Burn rest area during our second visit. On our way to Haines, Alaska, we decided to stop at the rest area to check up on the progress of the boreal chickadees’ nest.

As we got out […]

Flocks of Sandhill cranes kettling above Faro and Pelly Crossing, Yukon

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Bonjour! As promised in May 10’s blog post, here are two short videos of flocks of Sandhill Cranes kettling over the towns of Faro and Pelly Crossing. The term “kettling” refers to the birds using thermals (column of rising air) as their elevator to gain altitude.

Our encounters with grizzlies and black bears

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Boy! How time flies! My trip to the Yukon is already over and it is with my head filled with stunning images and fascinating stories […]

Memorable encounters along the Alaska Highway

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Still excited by the encounters made the previous day, Saturday morning, we decided to head on the Alaska Highway. We didn’t have any precise itinerary other than to make it to Haines Junction and to keep our eyes open for potential encounters along the way. To our […]

Memorable encounters along the Klondike Highway

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Oh boy! There is so much to write about. It is overwhelming! I have not yet told & shown you one tenth of what I discovered in Dawson and I’m already back in Whitehorse with even more stories and photos to share. I guess the best is to simply […]

The road to Dawson City

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Yep! I have made it to the northernmost point of my journey: Dawson City! After leaving Pelly Crossing, I took my time along the Klondike Highway stopping here and there to take photos. My first stop was at Moose Creek Lodge , a well-known and quite unique roadhouse. […]

Wolves of the Yukon and Five Finger Rapids

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Boy! How time flies! I’m already three days behind in keeping you up-to-date with my discoveries. Too much to see, to do and to photograph!

Sunday we had the opportunity to have breakfast with biologist Bob Hayes who was in Faro to give a presentation of the wolves […]