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The End!

We quickly voted Seattle the friendliest city in all of the United States! Hospitality ran high – in our week here we had 4 dinner invites from complete strangers! Thanks to Don & Debbie Prescott, Tom & Jan Hunter (another Pan-Americaner) and the Gold Wing crowd – Phil, Scott & Lynette. In this time ‘Ride […]

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Sitka – Russian Capital of Alaska

The boat arrived in Sitka in pouring rain and it more or less stayed like this for the next 4 days of our visit there. The journey down the Inside Passage had been calm but uneventful, the ferry sailing between banks of ominous dark pine clad coastline topped with low clouds so we couldn’t see […]

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Storm Clouds on the Yukon

The Goldrush in Reverse

A few days later and we are on dirt roads again, this time riding the ‘Top of the World’ Highway from Tok in Alaska to Dawson City in Yukon, Canada. It is dry and the going is fairly easy but there are sections running by a river creek that look like they could be well […]

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Stampeded in Calgary

The border crossing into Canada was the most comprehensive crossing of the whole trip. Why are you coming into Canada? Where are you staying? What is your itinerary? Where you refused admission to any of the countries on your trip? Do you have insurance for your bikes for the period you will be in Canada? […]

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On to Oregon and Canada

Leaving San Francisco we rode one more time across the Golden Gate Bridge. It really is quite possibly the most beautiful bridge in the world. There was a lot more fog around today so we stopped to get a few ‘ghost’ shots of the bridge draped in veils of sea mist. At the car park […]

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