Deadhorse Alaska

Deadhorse Alaska

All the way up the Dalton Highway to Deadhorse and even before that, we’d heard about how rough and dangerous the highway was. It was highly inadvisable to try and drive it with an ordinary car, which probably couldn’t make it at all.

Day Two

Day Two

Return to the Dalton Highway After an unspectacular breakfast at Coldfoot, we bailed back into the van to continue our trip on the Dalton Highway. There was a lot of catching up on things, people telling how they spent the evening, how they slept, and how they did not see the Northern Lights. Our comment…

Talkeetna Roadhouse

Talkeetna Roadhouse

We didn’t get any photos in or around the Talkeetna Roadhouse, and I surely wish we had. Let me start out by saying that I liked this place very much. Anything below that sounds critical of it needs to be taken as kindly meant. It wouldn’t be wrong to think of Talkeetna Roadhouse as a…

Coldfoot

Coldfoot

After spending the day in the bus, driving up the Dalton and eating some really good rhubarb pie that we got at Yukon Station, we spent the night at Coldfoot. Coldfoot is small and probably just chock full of cold feet most of th year. We set an alarm and got up at 2:00 AM….

Day One

Day One

The third day out on our trip, we got on board a small bus – or a large van – or whatever it was, and headed out on day one on the Dalton Highway. One of our first stops was at Joy. Above is a shot of the Wildwood General Store at Joy, where we…