See The Yukon — Come Pan For Gold!

Canada’s Yukon Territory is one of the last great untamed frontiers. Its name comes from the Yukon River that flows for nearly 2000 miles through northern British Columbia, the Yukon, and Alaska. The river has also been known as the “River of Gold”...

Dawson City Discovery Days in the Yukon

Gold. There was a time when men–and women who could–went wild at the chance to make it big on the goldfields. They spent months on their claims, stooped over panning for gold, hoping against all odds for the nuggets that meant wealth and the granting of...

Snowmobile the Trek Over the Top

by Linda Aksomitis I’m not a mountain person. I’m not even really a hill person. I’m also somebody who knows too much for her own good sometimes. So, when my husband, David, and I planned a snowmobile adventure trail ride for the Yukon last winter, I...

Dawson City – Downtown Hotel – Hotel Review

by Sourtoe Linda (Aksomitis) That’s right–I’ve got the right to call myself a Sourtoe–even have a piece of paper issued by the Yukon Order of the Sourtoe Club to prove it. The Sourtoe Club was started in 1973, and my certificate, dated March 3,...

Dawson City – Diamond Tooth Gertie’s

by Linda Aksomitis Diamond Tooth Gertie’s may feel like you’ve turned back the clock to the Klondike Gold Rush of the 1890s, until you look around and see, not miners, but snowmobilers sporting their bright yellow, red, and green jerseys. Indeed,...
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