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Haines Highway
27-JUN-2007

Haines Highway

We left rather late this morning for the long drive from Whitehorse to Haines. The drive wouldn't be so long if it weren't so beautiful! We stopped frequently for photos and just to admire the amazing views. A very large black bear added a bit of excitement by running out into the road right in front of our rig. We narrowly missed him. A mother grizzly and her cub raced across the road. I took photos of mom standing guard under the tree where her little one hid, but the pouring rain made for a very bad photo. Along the way we saw another grizzly and a black bear gobbling dandelions. Trumpeter swans floated in partially frozen lakes.

We arrived at Haines late this evening. Such a beautiful town! I can't wait to explore it.


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Nestor16-Jul-2007 13:53
You saw this perfectly.
Very majestic view.
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Buz Kiefer04-Jul-2007 18:23
Agggghhhh! You're killing me! Vote.
Dave Wixx29-Jun-2007 04:40
We're in the 90s and I'd love to be there now. Stunning location.
JD29-Jun-2007 04:07
Superb landscape, nicely captured.
J. Scott Coile29-Jun-2007 03:43
So close to heaven!
Lloyd & Sandy Spitalnik29-Jun-2007 03:32
Splendid scene! Love reading your travelblog. S&L
Debbie Blackburn Beierle29-Jun-2007 02:38
Gorgeous shot! Sounds like you are just having a blast!! vote
Paul Dovie Jr28-Jun-2007 23:45
The two of you are taking in some very beautiful sights. Be safe and have fun. This is an awesome view.
De'Carr Studio28-Jun-2007 21:56
Breathtaking vista..I was there 12 years ago...longing to go back. vote
gary rouleau28-Jun-2007 18:28
Nice composition.
akleja28-Jun-2007 16:34
Wonderful! V
Kim28-Jun-2007 16:25
Can I come with you on your next journey?!!!! You have too much fun!!!! GORGEOUS shot of the GORGEOUS surroundings! Very well done!!!
firstbrook28-Jun-2007 15:20
Fantastic place
Susanne28-Jun-2007 14:32
This looks like a place from tyrol. Gorgous.Vote.
faye white28-Jun-2007 13:28
wow!!! what an amazing view!!
Nestor28-Jun-2007 13:15
What a fantastic view and you have the pleasure of seeing it and then capturing the scene for a great memory.
Great color and resolution .Vote
laine8228-Jun-2007 13:11
I feel like I'm on a great adventure with every entry...pleased all is well with the tyre/tire & wheel !!
Robin Reid28-Jun-2007 12:58
I love the feeling of immediacy in this shot. It is dramatic and beautiful. Vote.
petesie28-Jun-2007 11:31
And I can't wait to hear all about it. Another beautiful image,Gayle.
Earl Arboneaux 28-Jun-2007 10:23
Beautiful Scenery!
Cecil Gardner28-Jun-2007 09:41
Gorgeous landscape! v.
Eric Carrère28-Jun-2007 07:54
Beautiful picture Gayle, V.