Category Archives: British Columbia

HAZELTON

The oldest community in Northern British Columbia that was settled by Europeans is Hazelton. During 1866 men were working on the Collins Overland Telegraph, installing poles and running wire. The goal was to run from San Fransisco, north through the … Continue reading

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Historic Yale

Yale, founded in 1848 by the Hudson Bay Company, became an important community during the gold rush.  Yale, nestled amongst tall, almost vertical mountains sits on a bend of the Fraser River. This is an awesome place! Upon entering Yale … Continue reading

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Harrison Lake

Harrison Lake is a long 40 miles stretching north from the Village of Harrison Hot Springs, past the mid point where 20 Mile Bay is located and ending at Port Douglas. 20 Mile Bay was the site of much active … Continue reading

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Terrace From Thornhill Mountain

The hike (or drive) up the old mining trail to the top of Thornhill Mountain near Terrace is well worth the experience. The top is 4,158 feet above sea level and commands a wonderful view of the valley’s.  The trail, … Continue reading

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EAGLES

Through out British Columbia you can find Eagles nearly anywhere. Most of our rivers and streams have spawning Salmon during the summer and fall and it is not uncommon to find hundreds of these magnificent birds lining the  shores. These … Continue reading

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Mountain Views

Nearly any area of British Columbia that one travels in, you can find a wonderful view of the areas local mountains. Magnificent scenery is all around us. Take a break and enjoy it! Sometimes what we take for granted is … Continue reading

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Ghost House….or?

  Driving the roads and back roads of British Columbia one can come across many old settlements and lonely old homes. Some of them are in the loneliest of places and very isolated while others appear now, near communities as … Continue reading

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