I think that with some of them begin my story, decided - with the Chinese. In fact, initially the May holidays we planned a trip to China, but almost at the last moment changed his decision, which I am very pleased.
Walk into a certain path of the Grand Canyon "Bright Angel Trail". The aim of the campaign lookout "Plateau Point", to which about 11 km to go down and if more or less just, then lift it a real test. Especially if you go this distance in the summer in 40-degree heat.
And here is the village of Anchor, it - Anchorage, he - not the capital of Alaska. The capital of Alaska - Juneau, the city which are not expensive and 6 times less Anchorage!
We are in the Golden Heart of Alaska, as it is called Firebanks. In the heart of the monument and fountain Eskimos. Everywhere flags of Alaska, on a purple background - Big Dipper and North Star. Visit the monument dedicated to the friendship of the Soviet pilots and pilots of the United States. Sibir-Alaska WWII. It's a shame for our country and for us ... Why can not we be proud of their, not to mention the others !?
And here I am in Alaska! Once our, Russian, earth ... The first point - Chicken. There is food and gasoline. On the odometer - 237 km without refueling and 160 on the gravel.
Road from Dawson City is not. In the truest sense of the word. You run into the river. But! There is a small boat, periodically cross the river with cars, passengers, and now - with Indiana, on board. All about all 15 minutes and you can continue your journey in the direction of the US state of Alaska.
Dawson City !!! Closer to the source of wealth of many, but also the source of many troubles and misfortunes, you know, some work and perseverance were the basis of the welfare of those lucky few.
Then my path lies in Dawson City - the capital zolotobychi Klondike, this is where the Klondike River and found gold in 1876. The first miners brought a gold at $ 700,000, which at that time was fantastic wealth!