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Skiing in retirement
In which Steve and Debs reveal how to Spend the Kids Inheritance.....without really trying
Our latest 5 diary entries

10th Jul 2018 - 13th Jul 2018 - North American Epic 2018
In which we go up and down the Inside Passage
The Inside Passage is a navigable waterway of some 1000kms that runs north from Port Hardy, British Columbia to the tidewater glaciers of SE Alaska. For its scenic and wildlife splendour it is a draw for yachties, ...
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1st Jul 2018 - 9th Jul 2018 - North American Epic 2018
Sea kayaking South East Alaska
The reason we have come to Sitka is to go sea kayaking. Back in March we arranged a 6 day hire of a double kayak and 4 nights accommodation in a US Forest Service cabin at Brents Beach on Kruzof island. We are in To...
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30th Jun 2018 - North American Epic 2018
In which we put the wheel back on the wagon
Offline for the last 3 days it's time to check emails. The ferry company has sent me one. It says our ferry from Haines to Sitka is cancelled due to mechanicals. Next ferry is in one week, maybe. First things firs...
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25th Jun 2018 - 29th Jun 2018 - North American Epic 2018
Staying safe in bear country part 2
The Haines Highway. Many people have assured us the 150 mile Highway is “awesome”, “gorgeous”, etc. The road climbs above the treeline into alpine tundra above 3, 000ft at mile 90. There are 3 campgrounds ...
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21st Jun 2018 - 24th Jun 2018 - North American Epic 2018
Staying safe in bear country part 1
185 miles from Beaver Creek to Haines Junction A late start from Beaver Creek takes us 34 miles on to Discovery Yukon Lodging. Run by Amanda an engaging, energetic English woman who grew up in Ireland and has been...
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