Toes tapping again as famous Sourtoe is back in place under the midnight sun in Dawson City

“You drink it slow but the toe has to touch your lips,” said Adam Gerle.

Shirley McLean
APTN National News

There is a famous line in the poem The Cremation of Sam McGee that goes, ‘there are strange things done under a midnight sun …” expression, there are strange things done under the midnight sun was written n the Yukon.

The poem by Robert Service was published in 1907 – and the sentiment behind that line still holds true today.

Just walk into a certain Whitehorse saloon where a strange drinking tool had been stolen – and left everyone in a lurch.

But now it’s back.

“You drink it slow but the toe has to touch your lips,” said Adam Gerle.

That’s right – a toe.

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