...oh yes I did. And its breath stank of fish.

No post yesterday. I had a horrendous migraine, so didn't get a chance to do anything.

So I managed to cram two days events into one. I went shopping to Nordstroms. Ah...home.

Oh, this is the front window of my hotel by the way. I was welcomed by the image of death in the window. I don't think it was anything personal.

Today the lovely Karen and her husband and son came to take me out for the day.

We took a scenic drive and we went to a rehab centre for Alaskan wildlife. The bear in the photo above is a recovering crack cocaine addict.

And I touched this moose. It was sitting right next to the fence and I reached in and stroked its fur.

It is so cold here that even the waterfalls freeze over - like this one. Luckily, I was wearing the usual 17 layers of clothes. In Aniak the day before I left it was so cold that the hairs inside my nose froze. That was a really weird feeling and no, I don't have a picture of it.

And for today I will leave you with some pictures of the glorious scenery we saw today. I'm now off to try and sit on my suitcases so that I can close them. See, I knew that eating all that food would come in handy.

More when I get home. Tata for now.

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Comment by Mike Brown on February 21, 2009 at 3:44pm

My son works in Yellowknife and we went up to visit him last summer.He brought home the entire series of Ice Road Truckers, he knows several of the drivers from around town.He was offered a job loading the trailers in the marshaling yard but declined.He says maybe next year.
Comment by Tom Cooke on February 20, 2009 at 6:38pm
Great photos. I'm glad you didn't try to pet the bear. The moose was a good choice if your options are bear/moose. Particularly if the bear was coming down off of Nose Nasty.
Comment by Donna Moore on February 16, 2009 at 2:47am
It was truly wonderful. What were you doing in Yellowknife? There was a TV programme over here called 'Ice Road Truckers' and one of the places the drove from/to was Yellowknife. It did remind me of Alaska.

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