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Orchid Acres. That’s an oxymoron isn’t it? “Orchid” and “Acres” are two words that just don’t belong together.

Where in the world do you find acres of orchids? You’re lucky to see a single, wild orchid in an acre of tropical rainforest.

Except, except for Orchid Acres, in West Dawson, Yukon, off Sunnydale Road on the Top of the World Highway, overlooking Dawson City.

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It was Ruth Ann’s idea for our annual holiday. “I want to go to Dawson City,” she said, quite firmly.

We settled on meeting there on June 7 and staying four nights. A few days after we reserved our Air North flights, Magellan said he was going to drive up, meet me on June 11 and then he and I were going to drive up to Tuktoyaktak. The elders shall have their way—and I’m grateful to them both.

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