Day 3 Northern Canada

I should never mention gas prices , my fill up in Fort Nelson was , $ 1.45 a litter , $ 5.75 if you do the math .I heard last night at dinner , somewhere up the road , in the middle of nowhere , they get $ 1.95 , because they can !! The rest of the day was better , 1/2 hour out of town ,I saw a moose with a calf , crossing the road in front of me . I had just passed a flashing sign ,”  bison on road , next 98 km. be carefull driving ” . After that was a black bear , moose , black bear with 3 cubs , more moose , deer and then the bison . Later I saw 2 brown bear , 5 bison together , then 2 bison literately on the road , walking down the other lane .  In 60 miles I saw more wildlife , than the rest of the trip so far . I stopped for a bison burger , in Coal River , the lady said they get as big as 2500 lbs. Mostly 2 lane road up here , not a lot of traffic either . Stopped at Watson Lake for 10 min., this the original home of the sign posts , 1941 some guy put up a sign , pointing to his hometown and the mileage . There are over 70,000 sings now , I didn’t have a La Buena Vida sticker with me !! Tonight I’m in Teslin , Yukon , last night I saw a truck parked at the super 8 , a loaded down 4 door pick up , with new Maryland tags . I left a card on the drivers window , I have no idea where they are going , I would guess Alaska .  So here I sit , drinking a $ 12 6pack of Molson . In the morning I’m off to Dawson City , another gold mining town with a long history . With  places called , ” The drunken goat “, ” Billy goat pub ” and ” Diamond Tooth Gerties Saloon ” , you can’t go wrong .  Then a short drive ( Ha Ha Ha ) into Alaska , I will be on ” The top of the world Highway ” . Tonight the sun ” sets ” at 11:09 pm. , it will still be light well after midnight , bright and early 4:45 am , get out the sunscreen .

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