Category Archives: British Columbia

Jasper, Lake Louise and Banff

Oh dear, I think we’ve been in the wilderness too long. Hitting Touristville on a Friday afternoon in summer was probably unwise. We drove from Mt Robson to Jasper on Friday afternoon, intending to stop at the Visitor Information Centre … Continue reading

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Mount Robson

Once we had settled into our accommodation in Prince George (which all turned out to be fine after our initial problems), we went out exploring  – shopping at Real Canadian Superstore, which seems to be Canada’s favourite supermarket, then visiting … Continue reading

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Prince George, BC

Canadians seem to like naming places after royalty. Prince of Wales Island, Prince Rupert, Queen Charlotte Island and the place where we have just spent a couple of nights, Prince George – PG for short. Nice town on Highway 16, the … Continue reading

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There’s a bear out there … and a moose as well …

I hope I’ve prompted at least a few of our readers to hum the ‘Play School’ theme song to themselves. Ha! We’ve seen quite a few bears and moose now, plus assorted other critters, and I want to write down … Continue reading

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Stewart and Hyder

When we first started this trip, Greg bought a copy of The Traveler’s Guide to Alaskan Camping by Mike and Terri Church, and we have used it constantly for information on where to camp, what to see and, occasionally, what … Continue reading

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The Cassiar Highway, Hwy 37

We’ve been off the grid for  a few days as we drove south-east from Whitehorse to Prince George, boondocking (freecamping) in various idyllic camp sites as we made our way down Highway 37, the Cassiar Highway, the road less travelled. … Continue reading

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