Leaving a Sign for Others to Find in Watson Lake, Canada
Ahh, the Great Alaskan Highway. It is the final frontier. Over the years, many have traversed its long, dusty road. And during such a pilgrimage, adventurers stop at a small town just over the British Columbia/Yukon Territory border called Watson Lake. Here stands a forest unlike any other in the world: the famous Signpost Forest. Travelers near and far come to this shrine to pay homage to ostentatious obelisks documenting those who came before. Walking amongst, literally, thousands of signs brought over by tourists and passers-by, you suddenly feel very connected to the rest of the world. People from Australia to Florida to Madagascar leave their mark for others to find. We found just enough space to squeeze our own memento next to a license plate from the 1970s. I sit and speculate: perhaps, one day, someone will look upon that sign and wonder about our journey.