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Open Mic Night at the Mestizo Café in Salt Lake City, Utah — By Jennifer Shipp
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Open Mic Night at the Mestizo Café in Salt Lake City, Utah — By Jennifer Shipp

Lydian and Camile, the core of the band Tiger and the Freedom Birds, were just putting away their guitars when we decided to go ahead and try out the open mic night at the Mestizo Café in Salt Lake City, UT. We had finished setting up our RV on this, our first stop on the Nebraska to Alaska tour. The girls were a little nervous about playing in a big city like Salt Lake, but they were game to give it a try. ...
Basic Information about Whitehorse, Yukon Territory — By Jennifer Shipp
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Basic Information about Whitehorse, Yukon Territory — By Jennifer Shipp

Whitehorse truly is as cool as people say it is. It has a health food store as good as any you’d find in Colorado and there’s a very decent music and arts scene in this small, isolated town (population 23,276). The people here know how to make the most of constant daylight or constant dark. After Vancouver, this city would be my second choice as a place of residence in Canada. It isn't as populated as ...
Why You Should Stop at Epic Pizza in Whitehorse, Yukon Territory — By Jennifer Shipp
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Why You Should Stop at Epic Pizza in Whitehorse, Yukon Territory — By Jennifer Shipp

There are few singularly fun experiences  to be had on the  way through the Yukon Territory in Canada. Mostly there are a lot of trees, frost-heaved roads, some bears, and a lot of moose. The Yukon Territory is mostly about wilderness and mosquitoes with the exception of Whitehorse, a hip little community that makes up for whatever coolness is lacking in the rest of Northern Canada. And nestled within this ...
A Trip to the Arctic Ocean and Deadhorse, Alaska via the Dalton Highway — By Jennifer Shipp
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A Trip to the Arctic Ocean and Deadhorse, Alaska via the Dalton Highway — By Jennifer Shipp

Deadhorse, AK is located 495 miles north of Fairbanks via the Dalton Highway. It is located in North Slope Borough, Alaska near the ArcticOcean. It's a community that's developed to meet the needs of the workers and businesses that operate in the Prudhoe Bay oil fields.This is not a great tourist destination per se, but it is still a worthwhile place for hearty travelers or serious birdwatchers ...
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