Rainbow in the
morning: We are heading south now, from 60° north to below 55°
north. The border between the Yukon Territory and British Columbia
is 60° north. We notice the change in nature as we drive south:
trees are taller, there seems to be more life: animal and human
Kaya, Karl and
Sami (from left to right) riding the Tatogga Mobile on a special
grassy test section.
A good day for
a wildlife photographer: A squirrel, the back side of a porcupine
and, yes, even the grand trophy for all wildlife photographers:
A moose also crossed our street today, unfortunately no photo of
that. Again: camera too slow, moose too fast. But I just like to
say that these moose are huuuge!
The test today:
Nass River Forest Road, a doable gravel road with lots of one-way
bridges (see front), we get zero penalty.
five different-size bears today, this last one finally agreed to
pose for us by the side of the road. All of the bears were black,
so we assume that they are black bears.
Many lakes in
Canada, only few of them are inhabited.
Hut decorated with dead elks headgear. Notice the Swiss and Bavarian
flag. We have met many Germans, Austrians and Swiss here - not all
of them tourists. Many have come to live here for good, I guess
in German one could say that they are "Aussteiger". None
of them seem to regret it as they were looking for the wilderness
and remoteness of Northwest Canada.
with the best form of transport around here. Karl is inspecting
his mosquito bites: Although not everywhere, in some places mosquitos
can make existence unbearable. The only option is to flee back into
Lava field of
the Nisga'a volcano which broke out in the mid 1700's.
by the road.