Author Archives: Murray Lundberg

Flying from Dawson City to Whitehorse with Air North

Part 3 of the 3-part series about my trip to Dawson City following the Yukon River Quest, and back to Whitehorse, covers the flight home in one of Air North’s Hawker Siddeley HS748s. As I mentioned in the first post … Continue reading

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To Dawson City for the Yukon River Quest Finish: Part 2

Part 2 of the 3-part series about my trip to Dawson City following the Yukon River Quest, and back to Whitehorse, covers more exploration of Dawson, and more race arrivals. My next destination after leaving the finish line at 8:40 … Continue reading

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To Dawson City for the Yukon River Quest Finish: Part 1

The Yukon River Quest, a 715 km (444 mile) race from Whitehorse to Dawson City, was a lot of fun for me this year. On Wednesday, I watched the start, when 153 people in 66 canoes and kayaks headed down … Continue reading

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The Colour and Excitement of the Yukon River Quest Start

At noon today, 153 people in 66 canoes and kayaks headed down the choppy Yukon River with a strong tailwind, to start the Yukon River Quest, a 715 km (444 miles) race from Whitehorse to Dawson City. “The Race to … Continue reading

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Juneau, Alaska, Photo Gallery & Guide

I’ve just finished my largest Alaska community photo album and guide yet, with over 50 photos from our many visits to Juneau in all seasons. The photos are all heavily captioned with information about the sight/site being shown, and the … Continue reading

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Enjoying the Sunshine and Seashore – and Steam – in Skagway

My plan on Monday was to meet the tour group that I worked with in Whitehorse when they got off their ship in Skagway. Well, somehow we missed each other, but the fur-kids and I had a great day in … Continue reading

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The “Love Boat” Came to Alaska

In June 1979, the very popular TV series “The Love Boat” came north for a 2-episode, 2-hour, story about a wedding charter. Instead of the usual ship used in the series, the Pacific Princess, they used her sister ship the … Continue reading

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Getting Ready for Fall

What? FALL?? Summer has just barely arrived! Yes, that’s true, of course, but I can never pass up a good deal for future projects, and one of those deals just crossed my desk. Come Fall, I’ll be back into historic … Continue reading

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Puppy, Tours, Logging, Web Sites… and Tragedy

Although I haven’t posted here much lately, it’s not because there’s nothing going on. It’s not all exciting stuff, and not even all happy stuff, but it keeps me busy. One of my greatest joys is certainly Bella. Watching her … Continue reading

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The White Pass & Yukon Route Today

I drove to Skagway yesterday, and as the focus turned out to be mostly trains, I’ve posted the photojournal (9 photos) at my RailsNorth site – click on the screenshot below to see it.

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