Thursday, August 09, 2012

The Alaskan Adventure - Part Three: Skagway

After several days on the boat, it was exciting to set foot on land again. Our first stop in Alaska was the town of Skagway. We signed up for a shore excursion that sent us to a small town called Liarsville which served as a base camp before prospectors headed off into the Yukon in search of gold.

Ty got a chance to pan for real gold and found a few flakes even. Not enough to pay for the trip or anything fancy, but some to make it fun. A few of the characters joined us at that event which also included a cookout with fresh salmon. Later we walked around the picturesque town of Skagway admiring the majestic snow capped peaks surrounding us on all sides.


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