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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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Sea Life

British Columbia has more than 16,900 mi of coastline (including all the islands) between the southern border with Washington State and the northern border with Alaska. That is quite some distance. Flying  north along the coastline you have an opportunity … Continue reading

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KITIMAT

Roughly 25 minutes south of Terrace is the District of Kitimat. Build in the early 1950’s Kitimat was a company town. The large Aluminum Smelter was the main industry for many years. Kitimat has some breath taking scenery, including trees! … Continue reading

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Long Beach on Vancouver Island

Long Beach on Vancouver Island  Stretched along the western shores of Vancouver Island, just south of Tofino lies Long Beach. Located within Pacific Rim National Park, this gem  is located on Wickanninish Bay between Tofino and Ucluelet.  Want to surf? … Continue reading

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REFLECTIONS

Driving around British Columbia you will come across beautiful scenery and at times bodies of water will host reflections of the nearby forests or mountains. Take a look next time you are out there and see what you can find. … Continue reading

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British Columbia Ferries

B.C. Ferry Corporation provides ferry service from the mainland of B.C. to Vancouver Island and many of the Gulf Islands as well as Haida Gwai (Queen Charlotte Islands). The ferry system is virtually an extension of the Provincial Highways system. … Continue reading

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Gitsegukla

Gitsegukla is a Gitxsan Community situated along Highway 16 between Hazelton and Kitwanga (Gitwangax).  With a population around 450 to 500 people and a history that had their ancestors move entire villages a number of times because of flooding from … Continue reading

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