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Alaska Road Trip: Shopping in Whitehorse, Yukon & Another Scenic Camp along the Alaskan Highway

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S2 Ep 80: My RV Road Trip to Alaska continues with a stop in Whitehorse, Yukon Territory Canada to shop, fill up on fresh water and dump my holding tanks after boondocking on the Cassiar and Alaskan Highways for several weeks. More amazing of snow capped mountains and iceberg lakes. **** EMAIL ME **** Comments: http://CarolynsRVLife.com/contact ***BUSINESS AND SPONSORSHIP INQUIRIES*** Business at CarolynsRVLIFE dotCOM ****JOIN PATREON FOR INSIDER ACCESS**** https://www.patreon.com/CarolynsRVLife ***A special Thank You to long-time supporters and WITT Patrons whose $50 +/month investment helps me keep making free videos for everyone!! *** *Dave C, Patricia I, James Stokes, James Wetherill, Brenda Summers, Delaney Franson, Ochi, Rosario G. Biagan, John O’Neill, Janet Marshall, Elizabeth Dodd, Valentina Mckinley, Annette Rogers, Linda Joy kurpiewski, Shirley Anderson, Barbara Chmelik, Linda Longstaff Bill G. ****SHOP TEES, HOODIES, MUGS, STICKERS AND MORE**** https://teespring.com/stores/carolyns-rv-life ***E-BOOK - YOUTUBE MARKETING GUIDE*** By Carolyn Higgins of Carolyn's RV Life - How I Got 20,000 YouTube Subscribers in 40 Days, The Complete Marketing Guide http://www.carolynsrvlife.com/20000-youtube-subscribers-40-days/ ****AMAZON STORE**** As an Amazon Affiliate, every purchase you make through the link below helps me earn commission! https://www.amazon.com/shop/carolynsrvlife ****CAMERA GEAR**** DJI OSMO Handheld Camera: https://amzn.to/2IEA8Jl GoPro Hero 5 Session: https://amzn.to/2GFr0ON GoPro Suction Mount (for dashcam): https://amzn.to/2Lj39HY Cell Phone shots: Samsung Galaxy S7 : http://amzn.to/2xG52bp Drone: DJI Phantom 3 Standard (Special Thank You to "A"): http://amzn.to/2xEUrgP Main Video Camera: Sony Handycam FDR-AX33 http://amzn.to/2xJaHzd Tripod - Albott 70": http://amzn.to/2fVawaJ Monopod: http://amzn.to/2wY5N2h Selfie stick/tripod: https://amzn.to/2IDC1WL Video Editing Software: Corel VideoStudio X10: http://www.anrdoezrs.net/click-8303439-12502718 MUSIC CREDITS: Wind from the North Bright new shiny day Downtown Saturday Shopping ADENTURE AWAITS PHOTOS CREDITS: All photos and videos property of Carolyn R Higgins and Carolyn's RV Life. All Rights Reserved. CarolynsRVLife.com is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertisingfees by advertising and linking to amazon.com
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Jeannie Spinner (2 days ago)
Awwwww! Love his cubbie, it must be cold...
Cheryl Greer (7 days ago)
I love your humor!!! Haters go away... Lighten up!!! LOVE IT!!! DONT SHUT UP... Keep on being yourself!
JoAnne Pepe (16 days ago)
I remember WhiteHorse, YT. Now you’re remote
JoAnne Pepe (16 days ago)
Of course I was 4
JoAnne Pepe (16 days ago)
It was like a landing strip when I was there. 1949
Molders Mosaic (1 month ago)
If anyone would get upset about your Yukon t-shirt, they are way too sensitive. That would be sad. It is obviously saying the Yukon area is extraordinary and we are really proud of this wonderful place we live. It is not an attempt to put anywhere else down. I really hate that you have to put up with so much crap (excuse me) from simple-minded, mean people. Your videos spread adventure, freedom, and kindness. I disagree with your politics, but I can overlook that lol. Everyone has the freedom to express their own opinions about that, and that's one of the great things about America. Love your videos!
Linda Pearson (1 month ago)
What is the speed limit in Canada and Alaska?
Rita Richardson (1 month ago)
I'm happy puppy is feeling better. He's such a good boy. Canada looks really beautiful. I like snow, but I'm not sure about the winters there. Be safe lucky you.
KaZi IsLaMa (1 month ago)
Very nice come over bc y going to citizen here
C Smoothsk8ter (2 months ago)
Hi Carolyn Hi Capone :) The views are so beautiful and love your personality! Glad you're having so much fun!
gloria (2 months ago)
How about carrying some extra gas to fill when it's only 1.29 just in case...
j lee (2 months ago)
The mountain view took my breath away :)
jay super (2 months ago)
The Walmart in Whitehorse has a free dump station and water at the rear of the parking lot by the gas station. In early June by 6pm there were over 50 RV's boon-docking in the Walmart lot. Good WiFi just inside the door. The Canadian Tire store next door is a very nice store too.
Lola Saxby (2 months ago)
Yukon views are north of ordinary ❤️ I’m in Florida and love your humor! No offense here !
Janis Keller (2 months ago)
You look like you are having so much fun ( and Capone too) I think I would do what you are doing if I were 10 years younger. You are really living your life!
Florida Outdoors (2 months ago)
Sorry about typos...using my kindle fire..I'm using every other device to get my footage out there...love you and miss hanging out and boondocking ...lol
Florida Outdoors (2 months ago)
Carolyn...It's Lisa I am a subscriber and was a pattern until I am using it for the resistance...and now my other YouTube channel...Space and Earth Weather...I'm going to Mississippi State for climate science with a major in meteorology...almost have my bachelors...maybe 12 more classes....anyways....I'm live under this account here as well as the main one because I have dozens of hours of footage U shot from Earthcam watching One World Trade Center be overtaken by a monster storm...no...I am not exaggerating....I watch it be shredded...just know that if someone from Space and Earth Weather talks to you that it's just me. Your videos are awesome O thought you might appreciate mine as well. Daisy says kisses to Poni
Larry Smith (2 months ago)
Awesome video, Carolyn---thank you for sharing your adventures with us !
Cheryl Peters (2 months ago)
My sister inlaw spent 20+ years living on the Alaska highway. She took care of a few of the parks . I have been up there once for 5 months . It certainly is a beautiful place. Enjoying your videos. Be safe.
sue yates (2 months ago)
Beautiful area to stay at be safe and have fun give Capone a hug for me.
Trần Uyên (2 months ago)
It is an awesome place! If you at Fairbanks, Alaska looks for Aurora Borealis and video or taking pictures of it. It's extremely beautiful. Thank you for sharing your journey with us. Enjoy and be safe. Love from Washington State
Sue Taylor (2 months ago)
I am a Washitonian ( STATE ) & am not ever offended <# U
Sue Taylor (2 months ago)
what iland of Alaska r u on , I have been on Ketchakan Alaska , my mother- in law lives there ? oops i just heard Farbanks LOL :P
Sola Mano (2 months ago)
Lovely trip! Thanks for taking us along!
L W (2 months ago)
We've been traveling the other side - Labrador & Newfoundland, Nova Scotia - the small town stores are not carrying healthful food choices - the only way to find anything organic or gluten-free is the larger towns which are far and few between. Prince Edward Island is the exception, and they have some great farmers markets.
Jack Connors (2 months ago)
SHE LOOKS REAL HEALTHY!!!!!!🤑🤑😅🍸🍸🍸🤣😅🤑🤑😅🍸🍸🍸🤣😅
Happy Highway (2 months ago)
#330 Good Morning, Carolyn. I enjoyed your video with my morning coffee. Beautiful country. Canada once had a Battleship, HMCS Canada --- attached to the Royal Navy during WW1. Paid for by the people of Canada.
Darren Coleman (2 months ago)
Ice road trucker country.
Maribeth Spence (2 months ago)
Hope Capone was feeling better soon after. I smiled at the Johnny Cash cds. He's music for the road. I have his Titter Tears album that I listen to a lot when I'm driving...well actually that's not quite true. I have a home made cd that I made from his Bitter Tears album and mixed some other native american sung songs to it, that I listen too when I drive. Wow what stunning views there towards the end...totally breathtaking!
Julie Says (2 months ago)
Red Sox! (2 months ago)
Fantastic video!
sc rose (2 months ago)
l Please look out for this missing woman and be safe out there yiourself thank you http://www.kootenaivalleytimes.com/news/1807/18carris.html
Jude W (2 months ago)
Super awesome scenery of the mountains. Your facial skin even looks North Of Ordinary as well lol. The fresher air does you wonders.
Taylored Travels (2 months ago)
Beautiful! ! Thank you so much for taking is along!
Nahanni -Yukon (2 months ago)
Ah !! Changes in Water !! Yukon water is Pure in all small towns & Whitehorse , but drinking water from Rivers & Lakes , the Water contains different Minerals, depending on what ones Bod is used to !! But your Puppy, maybe not be used to drinking the water !! Ah, tummy upsets. A Few Years ago Home on Leave, I took one of my Registered Siberians , along with 2 Canadian Military Buddies & my American Alaskan Friend,from National Geographic , who had been embedded with us in Afghanistan . We headed off from Whitehorse to Haines Alaska , to go fishing .. Oh , My Young Registered Siberian Husky had never seen, Salt Water or an Ocean Before !! He took off , when we let him out of the Rig, before I could get his Harness on & headed straight for the Ocean ,, thinking it was a Lake , & gorged himself on Salt water !! This was not a good scenario , poor Boy , lapped up the salt water , then , became ill @@ looked at me , like I had Betrayed Him !!, then started to dig , a hole in the sand , throwing sand all over me , I was covered in wet sand !! Huskies can dig !!! My Military Buddies came down , I threw my COAT OFF, sent them away , but the whole time !! My Wonderful American Nat. Geo. Friend , was having a great time !! , Photographing it all !! My Wonderful Husky , dug that hole in the sand & put his head on the edge & continued to get ill People stopped to WATCH , on their way, to catch the Alaskan Ferry out of Haines AK. to Skagway Ak.. True Story !!! Ah , I learned a valuable lesson that day , NEVER TAKE A REGISTERED YOUNG YUKON SIBERIAN HUSKY, THAT ONLY KNOWS FRESH WATER, RIVERS CREEKS & LAKES TO THE OCEAN !! OH ,, p.s. we all, along the way , stopped gave him runs , he drank fresh water, was well provided for , but when he saw that Ocean , he took off , before I could get his harness on him.. Lived up to his Name .. Spirit of the Winter Whirlwind Mind you when he felt better , He took off running !!! ah, so many wonderful Photographs of him, running along that Beach !! The Very Spirit of Freedom !! ~~ That Belongs to All of Us !! My Nat.Geo. Photographer Friend captured Him & All of Us, on that Day .. Memories !! To Share & wish to Others !!
Gigi Don't Play (2 months ago)
catherine hicks (2 months ago)
does capone get upset while driving on dirt roads. one of mine does and i watched a vid about a couple travelling in a schoolie and their dog almost died from the stress....just sayin. capone seems fine, but food for thought.
Brazilian-Lady (2 months ago)
I start eating more vegetables and juice vegetables. Turn off everything 1 hour before bed time etc.. NO MORE PILLS NEED IT FOR ME!! Thanks God. Be safe ;)
T Dutch (2 months ago)
Love that doggy,,! Ps , your tyres still ok ?.
Barb Hayes (2 months ago)
The mountain views at 17 minutes were amazing! So happy to be able to see the Yukon through your eyes. I love the 'North of Ordinary' t-shirt; it wouldn't even occur to me that someone could be offended by that. People are weird. Safe travels! Cheers
Edie Johnson (2 months ago)
How can I get a copy of ALASKA RV 2018 back home in the lower 48?
Debra Fry (3 months ago)
Where are you today July 18, 2018?
Debra Fry (3 months ago)
Beautiful scenery!!😎😊
Mary Poppins (3 months ago)
I Wish I had your nerves and brass balls!
Mary Poppins (3 months ago)
CAROLYN WHEN YOUR crazy ass makes it thru I 81/ I 77 WV/NC/VA area, park the rig and stay awhile. I will familiarize with the RUMANIANS ( LOL) and treat you like a queen! PS I'm for real sister girl! I hope Capone feels better!
Daniel from Québec (3 months ago)
a good way to become a canadian citizen is to marry me ! lol (I am gay by the way). :) so happy that you love Canada and that you are enjoying your trip.. it makes me proud of my country !
Donna Butcher (3 months ago)
gorgeous, I'm a Canadian and have not been to Northern BC, BUT I have taken a cruise to Alaska, you will love the scenery, history and the people. Keep up the video's they are the BEST.
Richard Nelson (3 months ago)
Hello Carolyn love your video`s ! very educating bein watching you since Feb 18. While doing research on slab city I stumbled on your video. Was RV`ing in Arizona at the end of March 18 with my wife and followed you there as well. Hoping to be doing more of what your doing shortly. Thanks Richard and Josée from Montreal Canada
Connie Berlanda (3 months ago)
When my pups have tummy problems I give them my human indigestion OTC med-ranitidine. You can get the dose for dogs by googling it. Works fast.
Karen (3 months ago)
love this video....you are a special person, Carolyn....so look forward to your video...have my younger sister watching also and she is so ready to do the RV living! She said she would pick me up to go and I really would love to do that sometime...thanks to you. Happy trails and happy tales!
mark m (3 months ago)
Now I've got to hear some Johnny Cash 😁!
Lee - Just Say'in (3 months ago)
Great score on the CD's! Except Brian Adams...just kidding.
Jacqueline Oldhaver (3 months ago)
You are welcome to become a Canadian any time you like.
Jeffery Morrow (3 months ago)
Have fun and stay safe.
DOUGLAS GREENOUGH (3 months ago)
YOUR beautiful today ALSO. :)
DOUGLAS GREENOUGH (3 months ago)
YOU ARE a fair person ALSO.
DOUGLAS GREENOUGH (3 months ago)
Cheryl Anderson (3 months ago)
The mountains in that last area seemed otherworldly!
Kelly U (3 months ago)
That last spot you stopped at was absolutely beautiful !!!! You are really getting to see some great views on your Journey . I saw right after you were talking about Capone’s little tummy ache that he was eating grass.... I had always heard they will eat grass as a way to help heal their tummies. Smart doggie! 💜🐕🐾
Jipsie mune (3 months ago)
Looks like fun thanks for takin us with you ! Want to do this trip but it’s about 2-3 years away kause when I head out I’m not rushing there or back
Collie Wollie (3 months ago)
I wish I hopped a ride with you! I’ll just live vicariously through you until I can make it there someday...❤️
R McNasty (3 months ago)
Hello Carolyn Great Videos, buy a mosquito head net, from Wal-Mart. Where's the Yukon gold.? & mosquitos? One Suggestion, LONGER VIDEOS , & dye your Hair purple on ends. Get Capone A large container of snausages , nibbles. Hurry up, on next Video as I'm dying of diabetes. Luv Ya. ❤ Rick
non yourbuisness (3 months ago)
wow you travel alone with your dog? your awesome
Andrew Moura (3 months ago)
North Pole soon?
Debbie Holmes (3 months ago)
Loved your video! I see you have senior highlights in your hair just like I do!🤣🤣🤣😉 I noticed your Johnny Cash CD's. My best friend, who just turned 97, is Johnny Cash's 1st cousin. She can tell some really good stories about her life. She also said that when she was really young, she and her mother had to trade with the Indians for food so they didn't starve in the Winter. Well, keep up the good work with your videographer job!🤣🤣🤣😉Take care, safe travels and Happy Trails! Love ya, SCOOTER🛵
WatchingDude (3 months ago)
16:40 Astonishing views, I think I just had a spiritual orgasm. You are so lucky Carolyn to be able to live like this.
Joe Morrow (3 months ago)
Today Now (3 months ago)
Stay safe, Capone seems like he enjoys Alaska a lot, he sure gets around well for his age, he is a trusty side kick and a great security dog
Sharon Nightingale (3 months ago)
Such a beautiful place; it's wonderful to travel along with you and see all the spectacular sights!
Bonita Hatcher (3 months ago)
Get bear bells!! One for Capone and one for you.
Bonita Hatcher (3 months ago)
In Newfoundland (which you HAVE to go see) what you have at that last Yukon stop is gravel pit camping. In NL this is a time honoured tradition. The gov tried to stop it, but the public resists. IN NL the pits are often carved from solid granite so you have these amazing pits with sheer rock walls... kind of amazing really.
1MikeJ (3 months ago)
GoPros are awesome.
FreeSpirit (3 months ago)
You probably have so much fun! 😄
sherry skipper (3 months ago)
Just got my family and friends to subscribe. Thank you for sharing your life. Lots of love for Capone 🐕
sherry skipper (3 months ago)
Sending all my love from San Antonio Texas 💞💞💞💞💞
Wes Allen (3 months ago)
Joan Anderson (3 months ago)
North of Ordinary - Just means we envy you.
MsSoozy (3 months ago)
Some places in Canada don't have bad winters at all. Little chillier than Arizona or California of course but not too bad. Lots of rain here in Victoria. We have had a couple very brisk weeks last winter and the one before and yes we even have had a bit of snow, but nothing too too terrible. I have family in Whitehorse and have been there myself but not for long. Those mountains are magnificent. I like that t-shirt and I don't find it offensive in any way. Great video Carolyn, thank you!
stanley ward thomas jr (3 months ago)
Well ... I am a Californian and you said something about "to much johnny cash" ... never may that be :)
Alicia L (3 months ago)
when my guys get the gurgling belly I give them unsalted crackers (saltines) to try to absorb the acid sometimes it works.
Kyle Higgins (3 months ago)
When I visited Fairbanks in July at 9pm... the sun was bright and it was 98 degrees! Love, love, love Alaska and so happy to be reliving my adventures through you and Capone! Safe travels... try not to step in fresh bear sh*t like I did! (smells up the camper real bad)
Tom Brown (3 months ago)
What do the natives do for a living up There? Beautiful but desolate .
V. Eaton Hart (3 months ago)
Loved this video! I love the northern countries too! Love the cooler weather and feel the isolation for a change...Happy travels! 😆
breanimal9 (3 months ago)
The mountains are beautiful!
Constance Malik (3 months ago)
What a beautiful camp! I could almost feel the cool crispness in the sunshine. Loved it. Thank you. Happy trails!
Patrick Manley (3 months ago)
What Beautiful Views! You lucky gal. Awesome, besides the cold,that's pretty slick...❤
Lou Leslie (3 months ago)
I'm a Canadian, Not insulted.
Joe’s RV Home Turtle (3 months ago)
I would love to see 🇨🇦. Your videos are the next best thing...keep up the good work...not insulted here in Texas, just jealous...it’s 108 today!
Carolyn & Colin Hogarth (3 months ago)
Carolyn if you haven't left Whitehorse, try and make it up over the White Pass to Skagway. What a trip. Its beautiful and a sweet little community. Its right on the ocean and Alaska, and the whole town is a State Park, and the plants are something else there. We had quite the trip there in 1989, back in history. I am so happy to see you and Capone enjoying your trip and your everyday. You go girl. We are on your side. CDH&CDH
Tiny Metal Tube (3 months ago)
Less Junk More Journey is also on a road trip to Alaska, started about the same time you did. Any chance for a meetup?
Many Canadians spend the winter down here in coyote Howls Arizona...our chihuahua gets tummy problems because she hunts lizards down and eats them lol
Carolyn Hogan (3 months ago)
I always love the music you use for your travelog videos.
Tammy Wallace (3 months ago)
Love your videos! I will never get to travel like you so thank you for sharing every detail! I work in a factory and listen to your videos most of the day! It helps the day go faster while I am imprisoned indoors!
El Kabong (3 months ago)
Em Ma (3 months ago)
So glad you got some new tunes. Spotty signal from where I am so always catching up on vids. That's awesome on the healthy foods being available. Sure Capone is feeling much better now. Enjoying Canada, thank you!
Lynne Taylor (3 months ago)
People need to just relax she just talking ,it’s not directed at you or anyone,so relax,life’s is to short to worry about the small stuff ...love ya Carolyn,,stay safe and drive safe,,and give capon a 🤗 from me,,,if you ever want a friend to drive with you and go on a two week trip let me know,,I’ll pay for the gas and parks,,,,,
sharon unger (3 months ago)
Happy your enjoying Canada , I live here and there's so many places I haven't seen but would like to explore
R. knudson (3 months ago)
Thanks for that! Well done. Rox
Theresa Wooten (3 months ago)
Melatonin doesn't help me at all.  Be safe!
Kristi's Corner Booth (3 months ago)
You can't go wrong with Bryan Adams! Thank you for sharing! :-)
FiveRings OneBrady (3 months ago)
Just slammed someone on that “Lines” channel and I was instantly deleted, not sure by him or the sub that was a no balls following this douche
nkb brigger (3 months ago)
What a nice view of the mountains
Robert Ell (3 months ago)
Enjoying your travels. You are certainly learning about Canada. Don't tell too many folks, we kinda like it not being noticed so much. Our secret.

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