I wanted to hang a sign in the signpost forest. “Tree”
after “tree” held signs with names of towns and cities around the world. It all
started in 1942 by a home-sick fellow who was building the Alaska Highway. He
posted a handmade sign pointing to his home town in Illinois. If anyone plans
to go to Watson Lake, Yukon, don’t forget to bring a sign.
One of the “must do” places is Liard Hot Springs. Lovely,
amazing, soothing, healing. The water is hot.
I heard that the challenge is to
place a stone at the far end, the spot where the hottest water bubbles from far beneath the ground. I do love a challenge, so I reached down, picked up a stone and inched my way to the hot spot. The surface is the hottest and by scooping the water from beneath toward me, I was able to place my rock. Proud of my
accomplishment, I quickly waded back to the middle and enjoyed lolly-gagging in
the warm water. The setting is so natural with ferns and other plants all
around. It felt like a little piece of heaven.
amazing. She stared at us for a few moments then bounded away. She stopped,
turned for another look, and then disappeared into the forest. Perfect, our first lynx encounter.
- Memories of Alaska (treeofmamre.wordpress.com)
- North of Watson Lake, Yukon (quiltergal1.wordpress.com)
- A majestic Yukon where humans are still outsiders (thestar.com)
- awesome open wilderness in the Yukon. – Dezadeash, Canada (travelpod.com)