1960s song inspires Malaysian to take a trip to Alaska

Yukon River in Canada is surrounded by a beautiful forest. — Photos: DATUK DR TAN CHEE KHUAN

I have always wanted to visit Alaska after hearing Johnny Horton’s song, North To Alaska, where he sang about the Yukon River and the gold rush.

In June, 2018, my wife and I decided to take an Alaskan cruise and it came with a visit to the Rocky Mountains (or Rockies) in Canada. We flew to Vancouver, Canada first, and crossed the border to Seattle in the United States, where we boarded a cruise ship called Ruby Princess.

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