They want to get people to explore the territory.
He can't think of a better place for them to go.
It's just extra insurance in case toes go missing again.
The shrivelled, brown toe has been returned to its rightful owner.
For the past 18 years, "Caveman Bill" Donaldson has lived in a cave above the Yukon River in Canada's North. Yup, this is for realsies. His cave is fully equipped with two small LED lights, a woodstove, cooking facilities, and a bed.
Stepping out onto a street in Dawson City feels like you're on the set of a snowy western movie. Born during the Yukon gold rush, Dawson City is a charming community with historical sites for tourists, pristine wilderness for the outdoor adventurer and breathtaking beauty for the amateur photographer in all of us.
It's 3:30 p.m. and won't be long before darkness falls. The ice fog is rolling across the trail and frost hangs from the trees and bushes like a white blanket. I've got enough water for a couple of hours but there's a small hitch, I don't know where I am. Should I continue on this road or turn back? Am I heading towards Whitehorse or Dawson City? Time to make a decision.
We went to the Downtown Hotel and partook in perhaps the most essential Dawson City experience: the sour toe cocktail. This is where you put a real human toe, preserved in alcohol and stored in rock salt, into an alcoholic beverage of your choosing. Yes.