Continuing my cycling journey in Canada, today's route saw me circuit around Lake Kluane. A wonderful day with great views!
Bike Touring in Canada around Lake Kluane
(Blog post written August 2009)
I decided to have breakfast in the restaurant before I left, as I've been feeling a lot hungrier over the last few days. Well worth it at 10 dollars, but I could easily have eaten another one.
David, Will and myself were all heading for the same destination of Haines Junction, but as we all cycle at different speeds, we went on separately.On reaching Destruction Bay (one of the few places to buy some supplies from), I saw Cass and Dan again. It's really funny how everyone leapfrogs and crosses each other when cycling the Pan-American route.
A good day cycling
After catching up, I carried onward on what proved to be the most enjoyable days cycling so far. There was a slight tailwind, the sky had cleared a little, and the road took me around beautiful Lake Kluane.
I managed to see a bear today, and it looked pretty big, and also pretty close. It was down near the side of the road, and a motorist pulled over from the other side to scare it back, whilst I cycled around him. No photos though unfortunately, although at the same time, I didn't get eaten either.
Descending into Haines Junction
There were a couple of big climbs at the end of the day, but the descent into Haines Junction was more than worth it. I went on a ridiculous eating frenzy when I had set up, and finished virtually everything with the exception of my emergency supplies over a glorious 4 hours of eating.
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