S2 Ep 75 of Carolyn's RV Life Road Trip to Alaska
I finally get a black bear on camera as I leave Kitwanga and head along the Cassiar Highway and the Steward Alaska highway with a stop at Bear Glacier!
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Carolyn's RV Life youtube can be so confusing . One of my comments to you in this conversation came up hilighted and since in the past youtube wouldnt let me delete a hilighted comment I thought this was controlled by the channel owner. I decided to try deleting it out of curiosity and this time it did. Youtube is confusing not knowing how it works. They should allow for retrieving a deleted comment. I always thought hilighting was done by the channel owner. Now I know different thanks to your explanation. Sometimes the conversations are structured in a way that they don't make sense and you dont know who is talking to who or responding to what etc. Deleting comments adds to this confusion and apparently the associated comments left behind sometimes look like nonsene. Often times I think people delete because of a mistake in meaning or a typo, but maybe there are responses already in place. Then newcomers respond to those responses not even seeing the original and it makes for more confusion. Anyway I was wish youtube had a manual so l could understand if better. Hope you had a great 4th. Cant wait to see the next leg of your journey.
Carolyn's RV Life I have an idea for you. So I have seen that you have gotten stuck in the sand before but almost in mud. Maybe next time you travel you should try to get stuck in the mud (mildly) just enough so you think you have to call for help but, don’t do that try it on your own! It’s a hard terrain to get through but you got it I believe in you! Let’s see what you got! Love - A new Subscriber
Hi Carolyn Hi Capone! Waves excitedly and blows kisses. I have been away on holidays for 10 days without internet and I really really missed your vids! Hahahaha ... does that sound weird? I’ve been to bear glacier and it is stunning! Be safe and have fun
Carolyn when we went to Anchorage we got on the Alcan highway at Dawson Creek. That was mile marker #1. We were surprised when we saw a sign at Dawson creek that said Anchorage 2800 hundred miles. Stay safe and I will be following you every mile. You are right about the camping, I don’t think we paid to park until we got to Tok I will be anxious to see if you get on the Alcan at white bourse.
Carolyn! Every direction you turn your camera is breathtakingly beautiful! OMG! If the view of these videoed mountains can bring tears to my eyes (tears of amazement & wonder), how much more intense it must be for you to be standing there, taking all that in. Thank you for all your time and effort in sharing.
Please don't let any negative comments from the few stray viewers take even a moment of your enjoyment of this journey.
We seem to be in times now where speaking out against someone doing something creative / positive is accepted as commonplace. Bullying commentary has become the norm. It's a shame these souls can't find something positive for their passion. I imagine a world with less hate, and more love.
Thank you for bringing us beautiful and wonderous moments of your journey. Stay free & happy & kind.
Well I guess I will be banned for asking a simple question? What makes your channel any better than some one who works for a living and takes a few months of to share adventures, you want to be paid. There are a lot of folks who work camp and make movies. Please get a job, set an example for the young folks and stop begging.
Izzy, thank you for your concern for...?? hmm. not sure who or what you're concerned about actually?
What makes my channel better?? Well, 71.000 subscribers and over 12 million video views in a year and half for starters.
There is a market that is willing to pay for my content.. therefor MAKING VIDEOS IS A JOB.
May I gently recommend going to your local community college and taking a basic macro economics course? it might help you understand capitalism and the free market economy a bit better.
Dumb Carolyn, the worst comparison I have ever heard. The barista took the job knowing what it takes if she makes a 1000 a day so what, she does not get paid to free lance. But gets paid to do a job
My point is if your on your travels if you have major problems and need help and you have intent to pay back what you borrowed then there is no problem. You on the other hand you just cruse around with a camera take pictures and expect to get paid for doing what you want.
Stop EBEGGING, looks like you had a nice career, so why are you begging. You and folks like Eric and mike think this is cool; and all the people that follow you are unable to do this them selves, so you exploit them. You have money, STOP BEGGING
Izzy, I understand that it may look like people pay me to travel, but that's not how we see it. I would be traveling no matter what. I had a job that paid for my travels.
What I get paid for is making videos. I don't have to spend 50+ hours a week making videos so that others can be entertained by my travels, but I do. And they appreciate the time and effort I put into it and so a few joined Patreon to invest in my channel. This became a job when people offered to pay me to keep making videos.
Isn't that what a free market economy is all about? It's economics 101, basic supply and demand. If people weren't willing to pay me for my videos, I wouldn't make videos. Period.
This is what our country is about: free enterprise capitalism at work for the little person; the creator, the adventurer, the entrepreneur who dares to do something different.
All the best,
There are 666 comments oooohhhhhhhh. I was going to ask about the music? It sounds very eerie. Where the glacier is, is it cold? The mountains are beautiful. If you have 0 internet connection are you using an old fashioned paper map ? That is a very very long way for no gas.
So beautiful❤️❤️ I found out last month that bears will dart across the highway. I was somewhere in Oregon on a two lane back highway....scared me to death when the bear ran across. He was pretty fast too😂😂👍
I’m a fellow Canadian .. I live in Alberta ... I am embarrassed for this fellow Canadian making negative comments about you .. I was a victim of a stalker .. years ago .. I had to move ... I was scared shitless .. women travelling alone have every right to be cautious ... you are not in the wrong Carolyn .. it pisses me off that this man can make claims against you .. we are living in crazy times and we should always keep our guard up ... I love your channel and you are an awesome fur baby mom ... people are such keyboard commandos .. I’d like to see if he would say this to your face ....all the crap he spewed .... probAbly not ... god bless you ... even though we don’t have the same political views .. I still respect your opinion .. that’s how we grow as human beings xx
Another beautifully mastered video Carolyn! Thank you for sharing your journey. I loved the PSA too - made me laugh. I don’t think I could stand all the negative comments so I know that when I get to do what you’re doing, I’ll not be making videos. You are one hell of a strong woman! Proud of you ❤️
Sorry to say Carolyn but somehow you have attracted a number of nit picky temperamental types so anything you do or say is going to get them to scrutinize. They may be causing you some stress. Capone is a natural scout that's what makes him happy so yeah you don't need to leash him unless he's in a high traffic area, human or otherwise
I subscribe to you Carolyn so the latest video from Linescrew came up in my feed. Please ignore him Carolyn. I don’t usually watch his videos. Don’t want his videos coming up in my feed. Probably because he uses your handle in the title.
It’s amazing how some people seem to think they know more about what they think you should do with your dog than you do. I’m sooo sorry for all the negative comments some have said about your political views. I am truly enjoying your trip to Alaska. Travel on, Girl!
AS always excellent video and wonderful commentary, thanks for bringing us along with you !!! ALSO way over 12 MILLION VIEWS in less than 2 years CONGRATS !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! The numbers tell the story and that is fabulous !!!!!! Thank you for keeping it REAL and keeping it KIND - ALWAYS !!!!!!!!!!!!!
You stoped at the service station I had to hitch hick to coming from Alaska because I ran out of gas about 60 miles before the station. Pulling a trailer I really lost my mpg and didn’t gauge correctly. 1st time in my life I’ve ever hitch hocked. Family picked me up to the station but a single guy picked me up at the station to take me back. Spiked me a little but I kept my cool and all turned out good. That is a great Street hope I. The road.
In regard to Mike Mead's question of me Carolyn D Hogarth: What right do I have to articulate support for Carolyn's RV? I have every right to follow Carolyn and speak my support for her. What???? What kind of a question is this?
You see I believe in treating Carolyn with respect, value, and support because I believe she has a right to her viewpoint, her perception, her experience. I support that. I communicate that. I celebrate her videos and her honesty. I value her as a human. I do not criticize Carolyn. What I am saying to you Mike Mead is: if you do not have supportive words for someone, move along and go on a channel that is more along your line of thinking. If you do not have the same viewpoint as Carolyn, then by all means move along. You have no right to say that her perception is wrong. However, you do have the right to have a different perception. You either support or get off here. I would never go on your channel and argue with you. So if you are going to argue about this issue, then go on someone's else's channel that you have something in common. Are you trying to argue? Are you trying to hurt people? Are you trying to control? Are you trying to be arrogant? Are you trying to show your ignorance? Are you being supportive???????You will get flack on here if you do not support Carolyn. This is her sight. What I do not have the right to do is criticize, or attack Carolyn on her sight. I am not attacking Carolyn. I am attacking you. That is my experience. I do have the right to support Carolyn, on Carolyn's sight. Do you Sir have a problem with this. Carolyn and I have something in common, because we are women, and we are speaking about the same thing about the HWY of tears. I don't have the right to argue with her. I do have the right to articulate things I believe she is experiencing with support.
I do not have the right to articulate to Carolyn that she is wrong for her own perception of life. FACT! That seems to be your right?????What??????
The difference between you and I Mike Mead is that I am supporting Carolyn. That is not what you are doing. You are not supporting Carolyn. Furthermore, you have now included me in your ignorance. I don't know you. I don't follow you. I am not on your sight. I do not care about your sight. I am on Carolyn's sight. I am a woman that is following another woman on youtube. Do I make myself clear sir. It is my hope that you have the capability of understanding this tweet. Furthermore, when you are speaking or writing to a female of any age, please do so with respect. I find your arrogance most disturbing. Carolyn D Hogarth
Really enjoying your videos . We drove up the Stuart Cassiar highway last year and back through the Alaska highway on the way home. (Vancouver Island ). Until they fix the Alaska highway we are not going through that way again. I did enjoy seeing the animals , buffalo, mountain goats, sheep and wolverine though. Probly up that way again late summer . One thing I would like to go to is Dawson days. You might want to check it out. I hear its a lot of fun .
Have you heard the joke about how fast do you have to be to outrun a bear? Grizzly bears can reportedly reach up to 35 miles an hour. Usain Bolt, at top speed, reaches just over 27 miles per hour. You have an aging non-bear savy dog that can our run you.
🤗🐶💗glad u are being safe. I don't think anyone means to reprimand you, all just want you and sweet Capone safe. But, I also know u have had trouble with negative & judgemental people. Hang in there Carolyn! More lovers here than haters! Don't worry, be happy!🎵🎶🎤 Safe travels and God bless!
Capone needs bear mace and a lesh. It's the woods.. crazy bats in RV'S are driving all over the place. Please do the right thing and get a gun for Capone to wear it could save his life dogs have rights to pal
I'm loving following your road trip to Alaska. Strange how all the drama is flying around in the reply section.
Some people turn off the comments section of their videos to avoid the harassment. I think a lot of people have gotten a little too "familiar" and comfortable with saying whatever they please.
I see you setting appropriate boundaries. But ... some people don't get it.
Big props to you Carolyn! Not sure I could handle it.
Carolyn's RV Life I live so close to Alaska but haven't been there yet. My parents went 3 times years ago because they loved it so much! I have to go there too very soon! Have fun and I look forward to the videos!!
Love the music you are playing as the video opens.... and as you travel down the road! Very neat and fits what you are doing and where you are going. Haven't watched for awhile but will come back and watch the Alaska journey!
Hi and thanks for a exciting video with the bear. Plus ah glad you aren't walking game trails. The Glacier is shrinking and mountains look so much like the Tetons. Black, but just huge- er! Massive! From a ships deck Iv viewed Alaska mountains. Slowly cruised a glacier that made the mountains looks not as massive. Just got to be on land to experience. Safe journey and adventure will occur LOOK WHERE YOU ARE! I get tickled when your eyes and expression when seeing the bear. The thrill I will not never forget of my first sighting in the wild.Nor cruising looking at VERY BIG FISH,CALLED A WALE. Plus, experiencing how massive ,mighty the waves of such ocean waters. on a ship and tour boat. Tour boat ride at times like a roller coaster. And Salmon oh dear I love to watch videos of them swimming up stream to spawn. As a food I prefer COD! lol
The Highway of Tears is a Canadian tragedy. Can we say that if that tragedy has caused anyone to think twice and act as a more caring and kind human, no matter what their perspective, and so that it never happens again, then we are all trying for a world where there is no Highway of Tears anymore anywhere? If Carolyn calling attention to the real dangers and fears that women face when traveling alone adds one more voice and insight into the lives-lived-experience, and it makes us talk about it and recognize it - isn't that something good? Understanding each other builds a better world. Always.
I believe I saw that bear licking his jaws, looking over a possible menu of human or dog! PHEW! Smart to keep everything inside and rolling through like nothing new! LOL, enjoyed the scenery, safe travels!
Maybe BACA should take a ride to the area where so many young girls have disappeared. They are a motorcycle team, not a gang, and their letters stand for Bikers Against Child Abuse. I hope they find a way to help the cause of disappearing children including teens and also women, who are also vulnerable. There are also young boys who have been kidnapped and held hostage and abused, as well as murdered. We need lots of people to get involved and to spread the word. Many sexually abused children have siblings and they don't want to tell because they don't want to make waves when the abuser is a family member. They feel they have no right to cast a cloud over the head of a loved one, for their own sake. It's called self sacrifice. They usually just withdraw into silence or run away to avoid the situation. They need to speak out before it becomes a worse dilemma, but there is not enough concern being shown by those who suspect but are afraid to speak out. Babies are beaten to death by their mother's boyfriend, or little girls molested by them when the drug-addicted boyfriend is left to baby sit while the mother goes to work to put food on the table and pay the rent. Or, at best, the child or children are neglected by the so-called "baby sitter" who is partially brain dead from the crack cocaine and other drugs they keep using. Hasn't anyone noticed? Nobody wants to get involved. What a shame.
A week wasted in Seattle? (my town) What didn't you like about it? Just curious. The politics are right up my alley - I'm a proud Seattleite where we stand politically :) What a beautiful spot you found to camp!
Sally - NO. that is not what I meant at all. I loved Seattle!
I meant that I'd intended to head for the border the day after capone's vet appt, but I lollygagged.. I was enjoying the area so much that instead of a day, I stayed almost a week.. which just gave me 3 weeks to get through Canada instead of four.
I honestly didn't think I'd really need that much time, but then I also fell in love with Canada and kept finding amazing spots to camp at and stay!
Seattle is my kind of city.. my people. :-)
Our dog is off leash most of the time unless we asses the situation. We all know our own dogs behavior, And we all do what is best for the pooch and the enviorment we are in. We love watching Capone explore off lead it is exactly like our dog. If the enviorment allows it let them have some freedom. Enjoy Alaska!!! Next ear is our adventure there and we can’t wait.
Lovely drive and great camping spot, Carolyn! I'm trying to get caught up on videos. It looks like Capone and you are having a great time. I guess I need to go back and check out the last couple to feel more up to date!
On a lighter note, that was some great footage. Just beautiful. I miss wandering and videos like this take me to places I can't go or return to at this point in my life. One day l'll be on the road again. Been through Canada but never Alaska so watching your trip is a treat. Give Capone a pat for me. Safe and free travels.
Be Happy, Be Free, and Be Kind people. If you don't believe what Carolyn says, if you get incensed over whether or not she wears a seat belt, whether or not she has Capone on a lead, whether or not she picks up dog poo, carries bear spray, eats vegan, hates the President, or 101 other things, then Be Happy, Be Free, Be Kind And Be Somewhere Else. Leave the rest of us to share Carolyn's wonderful travels in peace. Thank You.
Carolyn, I know you are already in Alaska, which is good, but please do not stop or stay anywhere that does not have internet or cell phone service. Unsavory people know where these places are and could take advantage. Please only stop in spots that have a connection in case of emergency, especially on your return trip to the states through Canada.
That BEAR stuck his tung out, & licked his lips. What was he thinking ?? Your looking good today. I love how Capone looks out the window. Great views. BUGS BUGS BUGS and it gets worse the further north u go. Your RV Seems to get poor gas mileage, Pick up a spray can of, Mass Air Flow Sensor ,cleaner. Replace Air Filter & clean sensor. ( see you tube videos on doing this.
Also a Cabin Air Flow Filter under dash. Check tire pressure often. That bumpy road can break loose a LP Gas line. Use a LP Gas detector.
Add 1/2 bottle Windex to Washer fluid.
CLEAN rubber wipers & Windshield with a paper towel with rubbing alcohol. From time to time. Inside also.
Drive Safe. Lov Rick
I have seen some of the negative posts toward you here and elsewhere. Its awful. Always remember you know the truth and thats what really counts not what anyone else thinks of you. Miserable beings like other miserable beings then happy. Wish i could give you a big hug. Been loving the beautiful videos
Oh Carolyn! Over the past year you have challenged my thinking. The post with the missing women really hit me. I used to think, “Well, out of sight, out of mind “ and how wrong I have been.That is the worst thinks I could have done. I realize now that we need to keep these women in the front of our minds at all times. It’s is unthinkable what could have happened to these women and we should never give up hope or stop looking for them. This is the 3rd time you have gotten me to rethink my ideas over the past year that I have been following you. I think my ideas have changed for the better because of you. Thanks.
The scenery is so beautiful! I hope I can get my place sold this year so I can go traveling! I so want to explore all these places you have traveled and shared with us! Safe Travels! Hugs to Capone, I hope my fur babies will meet him, maybe at an RTR or other gathering.
It seems a shame that some people are not getting on with their own perception instead of correcting others. I see Carolyn as having the right to her own perception, her own feelings, her own story. I wonder if someone does not like how her story should they be watching a different channel. Where you there? And if you were, why were you trying to scare a female I would ask? I do not believe that what Carolyn wrote was fraudulent, but how she really felt. She was open, honest, and very upfront. You know what I wonder....."Why would you even bother trying to correct, control, or watch her video, as it seems to really, really bother you. Maybe you need to push on, and go on forward into your own existence, and quit trying to correct what she is saying, doing, or being. That is up to Carolyn not you. The "I" in you is causing a problem. We are all supportive. Maybe you need to check what you are saying and doing. Something is wrong here in the Danny Taylor statement who seems to be looking for attention? Is something wrong Danny Taylor? I want to say to Carolyn: My husband and I love your videos, your honesty, your viewpoint and we in particular know how difficult female life is these days. So thank you for your sharing. We appreciate you. We love your videos and we wish you the best for today. CDH &CDH
I have heard from a video about bears, that if you wave your arms above your head and yell loudly, a bear will back away and stop following you. I have no idea if that is true, but it was stated that bears will chase you if you don't look them in the eye and challenge them with your body language and loudness. They can run very, very fast, so trying to outrun them won't work, but if you show them you aren't afraid, they will choose the easy way out. I hope it's true, for the sake of all who love the great outdoors. My theory is that bears are like dogs...if they sense that you love them, they won't feel threatened and also won't want to hurt you. Touchy subject...
Hey Carolyn... Stopping in to just say hello. My name is Brian and I am a Canadian 9th generation. My family moved here from the United States during the 1776 Revolution as United Empire Loyalist family. just a short intro to you from me. I picked up your Video's on Friday June 29 2018. I have watched a few of your vids over the weekend from your boarder crossing into Canada until you made it safe and sound into Alaska and I can honestly say you are a hoot. I luv your spirit of adventure your simplicity and desire to share everything with us out here in cyber space. I am proud that you handled the situation with the Creep the way you did. Have you considered adding camera's to the outside of your camper above your doors? Also good for you to bring up the subject on the Highway of Tears. Our Canadian Indigenous community have been trying to bring attention to that situation for years to no avail. Bless you for that public service message. It was needed and will always be needed. Anyway I wish you a super safe adventure and do be safe. Oh by the way carry that Bear spray at a very convenient location on a belt or shoulder strap. Bears do move very quickly and can get you unexpectedly so be safe with Mother Nature because no one can fool Mother Nature and her friends.. I did that trip back in 1977 on my thumb with a back pack, only I took the other Highway up from Fort St. John to Whitehorse and was picked up by a great young American fellow who was on his way to Hope to go Gold panning.. Now I am almost at retirement age I was considering doing it again only in a motor home this time.. So thanks for the inspiration to get back out there and on the road again.. Big Hugs and always follow your instincts.....
The scenery around that lake is just breathtaking!! Cute shorts you are wearing too! They are what I prefer, because I am too old for those short shorts (not the right body type anymore!) Glad Capone is getting to enjoy some new places to explore too. He is such a good dog💕💕. Stay safe, and thank you for taking us along to Alaska. ❤️❤️
Totally a beautiful country! I love all your videos and so educational. I never worry about Capone because, you're a good mother I have two little guys too. We know what to do and what not to do you have great insight. See you down the road.