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  • Day10

    Skagway - start of Gold Mining in Alaska

    August 28 in the United States ⋅ ☀️ 17 °C

    Next stop is Skagway - population about 1000 people but 4 cruise ships together and it grows to 12,000.
    We walked the historic main street and then went on a 5 hour trip that followed the path of the early gold for miners to the Yukon.
    The Iditarod Musher Camp (dog sled farm) was very interesting and we really enjoyed our sled ride (even though the sled was a dune buggy!).
    Then a turn at panning for gold and although we didn't strike it rich we both found some gold specks. Enough to make us happy.
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