<a href="http://s1346.photobucket.com/user/hillryan11/media/Facebook/Whaling%20in%20the%20Arctic/1975_1078289480700_6613_n.jpg.html" target="_blank"><img src="http://i1346.photobucket.com/albums/p687/hillryan11/Facebook/Whaling%20in%20the%20Arctic/1975_1078289480700_6613_n.jpg" border="0" alt="My Eskimo name is Nanuq: Polar Bear. These critters frequent our little village. photo 1975_1078289480700_6613_n.jpg"/></a> Alright, we are gearing up to do a small cruise from Sitka, up to the Yukon for a bit of a jaunt. I'm new to posting pictures, so this first post is essentially a practice. The plan is to have Chris fly in from the east coast. He is in need of an AK adventure. He is pretty busy building 787's for Boeing. He is anxious for some RR and a midlife crisis outlet. So I am gearing our little crew up with bikes, tools, wilderness swag and all, so he has to just step off the plane and step onto the bike. I always enjoy cruising around my home state and western Canada. Some of my favorite places on earth. The plan is to take the ferry to Juneau. We will hang out for two nights and a day then head to Skagway for a day or two-Whitehorse for a hot soak-Dawson City then loop around via Tok-Beavercreek then back to Skagway. We'll eat some good food notice any hot women along the way and swap stories about the old days when we used to live in Italy. We only have a short while before Chris must return to the east coast for work: June 15-June 22. Hopefully we'll see you on the road. Stay tuned...... The picture is from my old village. It is my name's sake. My Inupaq name is Nanuq, given to me by my whaling captain, Ray Koonuk Sr., who passed last december.