Category Archive: British Columbia

City of Gardens- Victoria BC

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Following the urgings from several of our friends who had been to Victoria, we decided to go back into Canada when our last opportunity to visit  presented itself.  Steve discovered we could go… Continue reading

The Lake, the Vineyards and a surprise visit!

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Heading down south was a breeze, taking overnight stops at Smithers, Prince George, Blue River and Kamloops in British Columbia.  The jaunt was uneventful and the scenery was still outstanding.  Finally, we stopped… Continue reading

Mountains, Rivers and a Lake

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Leaving Ft Nelson, we headed up to Muncho Lake, Mile 456. This leg of the trip from Ft Nelson is considered by many Alaska travelers as the most scenic part of the highway.… Continue reading

On the way to Mile 300 – Ft Nelson, BC

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We broke ground early Friday and headed off north to begin driving on the Alaska Highway.  Destination -Mile 162 Sikanni Chief River Bridge. Between now and when we reach the end of the Alaska… Continue reading

Mile 0 on the Alaska Highway

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As we were studying and planning for our trip of a lifetime, we had occasional discussions about the city of Dawson Creek.  It seemed to be almost a magical waypoint – so far away!   But here… Continue reading

Beautiful British Columbia

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Our first milestone of our Alaskan adventure places us at Dawson Creek,British Columbia  where Mile 0 of the Alaskan Highway begins. We took the classic itinerary to Alaska  via the West Coast route… Continue reading

Mountains, multiple gondolas and our first bear sighting!

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We’ve been getting around during our week in Vancouver doing touristy things. We spent one day touring the city, Stanley Park, the Lion’s Gate bridge, and the Capilano Suspension Bridge/Cliffwalk attractions.  We took… Continue reading

City Tour, Suspension Bridge, and Cliffwalk…

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Having crossed the border into Canada and endured the now familiar refrain… rain,rain go away… its time to get out, dry or wet  and check out Vancouver. However before that let me tell… Continue reading