|Field of the Dandelion weeds at the Ghost Town of|
Porcupine City. My Dad on one of my tours.
|Elizabeth from California takes a snap of|
her cousin, local cutie, 4 yr old Hayden with his
gold nugget he panned all by himself
We have seen black bears on Porcupine Road...
|Black Bear take off quick on Porcupine Road,|
it is hard to get a good snap of them
Bald Eagles in the Bald Eagle Preserve and Celebrities (in the making) at Big Nugget Gold Mine.
Each tour is unique and unpredictable...special in its own way. I've met interesting people from all over the world.
I feel fortunate to go out to Porcupine Creek as often as I do because each day the scenery is different....no joke. With super long days in Alaska the flora and fauna bloom rapidly, and go to seed just as quickly as they come.
|The elusive Chocolate Lilly - they have come and gone|
I have seen Lupine and Wild Iris all over the last week or two, and I have already seen the Fireweed start to bloom, which is the sign that summer will be coming to a close before we know it.
|Bunchberry - they were here the last 3 weeks|
Haines Alaska is a beautiful wonder to behold. I love guiding these tours, it is a historical journey of the Dalton Trail and I have the privilege of reliving the adventure of the Porcupine Creek Gold Rush of 1898, on every tour. It is amazing to think of the determination and dedication the pioneers of this wild frontier possessed, giving us the luxuries we have today.
|Views of the Dalton Trail Route (general area)|
|1898 Johnson Party Gold Prospectors - from "Gold Seeking on the|
That's all for now folks....Happy Forth of July! Celebrate our freedom to follow the American Dream!