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LA Times: Wonder-filled trip of a lifetime along the Alaska Highway

From the bloggers at The LA Times.

Three friends, an RV and a thirst to explore: Welcome to the ultimate road trip along the Alaska Highway. No billboards or motels, just 3,000 miles of glorious wilderness, scenery and memories.

We crossed the border into Canada in a driving rain at 11 p.m. on June 1. I didn’t want to think about the twisting mountain road ahead. And I didn’t want to dwell on the thought that the torrential rain might be a bad omen. So I went to sleep.

That’s the beauty of a road trip, especially a road trip in an RV. You just nod off and let your travel companions deal with it.

Three of us had set forth early that morning on what I called the Ultimate Road Trip, from Seattle to Anchorage. We’d flown into Seattle from our individual Southern California homes and spent an hour getting instructions on how to drive, gas up and dump the waste tanks on our rented 30-foot RV.

To read the full story by The LA Times, click here.

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