Two Weeks Out: Ft. Nelson to Liard Hot Springs; British Columbia June 25th 2011 As we left Ft. Nelson, we passed through large groves of poplars and roadsides lined with blooming wildflowers. With each turn of the road, different mountains in the Canadian Rockies came into view, all snow-capped, even at this time of the year.
Our guide books said stop at Mile Marker 375 at Tetsa River Campground for homemade cinnamon buns made by the family that originally settled here. ... read more
North America » Canada » British Columbia » Fort Nelson A land of vast distances and rich natural resources, Canada became a self-governing dominion in 1867 while retaining ties to the British crown. Economically and technologically the nation has developed in parallel with the US, its neighbor to the sou... ... read more
The Bucket List trip is well underway and we are having a fabulous time! Knock on wood; it hasn't rained very much at all and, since we got to Alaska, the mosquitoes have not been as bad as what we expected!! Again, knock on wood, I don't want to jinx the rest of the trip. Alaska mosquitoes were on vacation in Canada - once back here, I've been eaten alive. I hear it's rained a lot in Canada, so bug spray will be coming out of hiding. We are back in short sleeves and shorts. When it's 75 degrees here in Canada, it seems so much hotter than 75 degrees at home. Not looking forward to 80-9... full info