“Deep in the forest a call was sounding, and as often as he heard this call, mysteriously thrilling and luring, he felt compelled to turn his back upon the fire and the beaten earth around it, and to plunge into the forest, and on and on, he knew not where or why; nor did he wonder where or why, the call sounding imperiously, deep in the forest.”
– Jack London, The Call of the Wild
The next stop after Juneau was Skagway the Gateway to the Klondike. (It was also the first place I’ve seen a payphone in a really long time.) The town retains many of its original buildings including ones that were known as “Houses of Negotiable Affection.” The views were amazing and while the Call of the Wild may not have been the culprit we did take a short hike in the forest on the far side of town.