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British Columbia

Nechako

Before driving home, we spent an enjoyable time in a cabin at Nechako Lodge in central BC and west of Prince George. We fished, hiked and visited the Cheslatta Falls and the Nechako Canyon.

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Haida Gwaii

From Prince Rupert, we took the ferry to Skidegate in Haida Gwaii. Formerly known as the Queen Charlotte Islands, Haida Gwaii is the home of the Haida people, a much revered northwest aboriginal tribe. The southern islands have been returned … Continue reading

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BC Fishing Survey

In between sightseeing, boat cruises, camping and driving, we did some fishing. Thank God for trout. On the last two days of our trip (before driving home), we fished the lake with the proverbial fish on every cast with rainbows … Continue reading

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Eagles

There were lots of eagles everywhere we went. We saw hundreds, maybe even a thousand eagles on our trip. I spent time watching them and studying their movements. They tolerate humans up to a certain point and then fly away. … Continue reading

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Nass River

We headed north to the Nass Valley and the traditional home of the Nisga’a people. They lived here for centuries until European settlers upended their way of living. Several hundred years ago, a volcano erupted and the lava flow covered … Continue reading

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Skeena River

We arrived late in Prince Rupert, had a cappuccino at Cowpuccino’s Café and headed east toward Terrace. The drive through the Skeena Valley is spectacular with soaring peaks surrounding the wide, green-glacier colored river. In Terrace, we tried to catch … Continue reading

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Midsummer Days Ferry Ride

Took the BC Ferry from Port Hardy to Prince Rupert on the Northern Expedition. Left at 7:30 a.m. and arrived about 11 p.m.  It was a wonderful trip though the inland passage from southern BC to northern BC. At times … Continue reading

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