Monthly Archives: October 2010

Steamship Graveyard

Across the river from Dawson City is a graveyard for steamship paddle wheelers. The Klondike was serviced by various steamship operators, but by 1914 they had pretty well been amalgamated by the White Pass Company ( the same company that … Continue reading

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Dawson City, Yukon

There are three things that put Dawson City as a top destination on the tourist map. The Klondike Gold Rush. It served as the Capital of the Yukon from 1887 -1952. The sub-arctic climate that only gets about 90 frost … Continue reading

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Diamond Tooth Gertie

Everyone who goes to Dawson City eventually goes to Diamond Tooth Gertie to see the can can girls. Diamond Tooth Gertie (aka Gertie Lovejoy) was a dance hall queen in the 1898. She distinguished herself from all the other dance … Continue reading

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Checking out Whitehorse

Whitehorse has grown! It is no longer the quaint little outpost with dirt roads and a single flashing red street light at the center of town. It is a four lane paved highway on the approach to Whitehorse. It has … Continue reading

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Wildlife Photography

The Barefoot Travelers blog has been on a bit of a hiatus……… not because we’ve quit traveling………but because we’ve been having so much FUN traveling! It’s tough to squeeze in the blogging time! Just to catch you up in real … Continue reading

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Blog issues

There seems to be an issue with uploading photos into wordpress right now. But I have a number of posts in draft form ready to go when this issue resolves. Just an FYI. Haven’t stopped blogging!

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