Dalton Highway: Part 4 Atigun Pass
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Dalton Highway: Part 4 Atigun Pass

Atigun Pass is the most dangerous part of what has been called the most dangerous highway. Atigun Pass (68° 7′ N, 149° 28′ W), is a high mountain pass across the Brooks Range and It’s where the Dalton Highway crosses the Continental Divide. This road is featured prominently in Ice Road Truckers as one of the most dangerous passes…

Driving The Dalton Highway: Part 1 North Bound
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Driving The Dalton Highway: Part 1 North Bound

As I was heading up the Dalton Highway (The haul Road) It only seemed right to start this leg of the journey at Carlile Transportation, the trucking company from Ice Road Truckers. Fairbanks to Coldfoot Starting off early Sunday morning, Carlile was closed, so I didn’t get to meet any one there. Once I took…

Hostile Border Crossings: Smugglers Paradise Paraguay / Brazil
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Hostile Border Crossings: Smugglers Paradise Paraguay / Brazil

This is the third in a series (see posts East Berlin and Bulgaria). In 1993, my pregnant wife and I were Caught smuggling Kilim rugs and a tea set at border crossing between Foz do Iguaçu, Brazil and Ciudad del Este, Paraguay. We spent a day in Cuidad del Este in Paraguay and crossed the…