from the Dawson City Hostel, over the "Top of the World Hwy" to
another clean, quiet hostel located on the second floor of a private
home. There are 9 beds in the co-ed dorm.
now I was getting more comfortable staying in co-ed dorms.
also a small upstairs kitchen and seating area, along with a large,
clean bathroom w/shower. Soap & shampoo included.
Nice clean towels.
Right: The bunks. I had the bottom. LInda had the
top. The other bunks were occupied by 2 other women, and two
men. Everyone was sleeping. I couldn't sleep so I got up
and went to Wal-Mart, drove back to "Norht Pole" to mail post cards,
then drove around Fairbanks to see what it looked like. I
still wasn't used to the 24 hrs. of daylight. I got back to
the hostel past midnight. Tiptoed around 'cause everyone was
Kitchen area in the hostel.
up early. Went to the information booth to find out more about
the road to Deadhorse.
suggested that I "forget about it" and take a tour bus as far up as
the Arctic Circle. They said I'd need a truck or a 4-wheel
drive to make it over "The Dalton Hwy".
tour bus cost too much. Plus it's too confining. I'd
take my chances in my car and drive as far north as I could.