Travel Blogs from Barkerville, Canada

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Gold Rush Town, Barkerville, Canada travel blog

Gold Rush Town

A travel blog entry by siyaya

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... caused a gold rush into the area. Over the next 8 years all the fortune seekers travelled the Cariboo Wagon Road to Barkerville. Now it is a tourist attraction, and people dressed in period clothes take walking tours around the town. There are stage ...

time travel, Barkerville, Canada travel blog

time travel

A travel blog entry by annakanada

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... 130 years ago. One evening we watched a  play in the Theater Royal it was about every day life as an inhabitant of Barkerville. But the highlight of this trip was the Northern Lights we saw one evening after dinner! It was amazing and so surprising! ...

Gold! Gold! Gold!, Barkerville, Canada travel blog

Gold! Gold! Gold!

A travel blog entry by katja.christoph

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So jedenfalls die Erwartung im Jahre ...

Barkerville, Barkerville, Canada travel blog

Barkerville

A travel blog entry by explorernigel

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Today we spent the day exploring the town of Barkerville. It was very enjoyable. Saskia was most interested in looking around the houses while Laird loved the machinery. Both kids enjoyed the stagecoach ride and the waterwheel ...

Bowron circuit & more!, Bowron Lake Park, Canada travel blog

Bowron circuit & more!

A travel blog entry by carolallan

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... ).  However, we did happen onto a really good time to do this run.  Evidently full season starts this coming Thursday, Canada Day, July 1.  The kick off.  It is supposed to be full every day for entry which is about 50 people per ...

Barkerville and The Cariboo Gold Rush, Barkerville, Canada travel blog

Barkerville and The Cariboo Gold Rush

A travel blog entry by momadunc

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... told the story of life in the town during it's heyday with humour and zest. One of the most facinating exhibits in Barkerville was about the geology of the area and why gold has been found in such quantities. We wandered through the buildings, shops ...

Life in Barkerville.............., Barkerville, Canada travel blog

Life in Barkerville..............

A travel blog entry by creativejourney

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... 6 from Bowen Island great family,Two wonderful Gay men(Alec and Terry) from Cornwall England first trip to Canada and were told they must come to Barkerville,they were like pages out of a Jane Austen novel,they kept referring to me as darling Rhonda and ...

Barkersville, Barkerville, Canada travel blog

Barkersville

A travel blog entry by reisender

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Gold panning!, Barkerville Historic Town, Canada travel blog

Gold panning!

A travel blog entry by linda.edwards

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... and it was funny how we all thought it would be fun to do without talking to each other.  We took in a stage show and walked the streets for ever.  The ice cream was pretty good too... If you ever get a chance to come to Barkerville you ...

HUGS HUGS HUGS, Barkerville, Canada travel blog

HUGS HUGS HUGS

A travel blog entry by linda.edwards

... home.   Great setup for all. Scott and Declan slept in the bunk in our motorhome, poor Declan he must of hit his head 5times in the night,  needless to say he had a good headache the next day. Look out Barkerville we will be there ...

Pocket Full Of Sunshine, Barkerville, Canada travel blog

Pocket Full Of Sunshine

A travel blog entry by creativejourney

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... 18 yr old roomie) took me out to dinner at the Lung Duck Tong Restaurant which is an operating restaurant here in Barkerville and very popular!!!! Dinner was fab,Mary read our tea leaves after which bought much laughter.The rest of evening spent hanging ...

A Trip to the Not So Distant Past, Barkerville, Canada travel blog

A Trip to the Not So Distant Past

A travel blog entry by lindbladtravels

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... ending up working for larger companies, and very low wages.   With the mutt Maggie back at the campsite we left Barkerville before finishing a complete circuit of the settlement, agreeing that if the weather held we would come back the next day ...

Day 2 In the Past, Barkerville, Canada travel blog

Day 2 In the Past

A travel blog entry by lindbladtravels

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... lining this second street.  We also sat thru three very interesting talks related to the times of the gold rush in Barkerville.  Again the actors, in period dress, were very informative and entertaining, well worth the time spent. It is clear ...

aus Goldgräberzeiten, Barkerville, Canada travel blog

aus Goldgräberzeiten

A travel blog entry by schippis

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... ck dauerte nicht lange. Schon 1875 hatten die meisten Goldgräber das Gebiet wieder verlassen und um 1900 war Barkerville eine verfallende, fast verlassene Geisterstadt. So verfiel die lebenslustige Metropole des Nordens zur Geisterstadt. Erst als 1958 ...

Quesnel, Barkerville und Bowron Lake, Barkerville, Canada travel blog

Quesnel, Barkerville und Bowron Lake

A travel blog entry by palomino_73

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... kurzen Rundgang fuhr ich weiter. Auch Wells ist ein kleines Dörfchen, das im alten Style wieder auferstanden ist. In Barkerville angekommen, konnte ich an der Stadt-Führung teilnehmen, die gerade begann. Ich war fasziniert von den ...

Canooooeing!, Bowron Lake Park, Canada travel blog

Canooooeing!

A travel blog entry by girlsroadtrip

So to Bowron Lake and canoeing! After the long drive there, especially with faulty transmission the silver lining was spotting a moose on the highway :)! It looked straight at us for a good 10 secs before jumping away.  All we have time for now - ...

Lac La Hache to Barkerville via back roads, Barkerville, Canada travel blog

Lac La Hache to Barkerville via back roads

A travel blog entry by explorernigel

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Today we drove via the back roads, to Barkerville. We came through Likely, stopping at the Buillion Pit mine for lunch. It was fun to get off the highways for a day. We picked up a bunch of geocaches along the ...

Barkerville Heritage Village, Barkerville, Canada travel blog

Barkerville Heritage Village

A travel blog entry by roli70

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... built in the early 1880ies and burned down in a fire in 1886 but was rebuilt the very same year. It's called Barkerville because William Barker has found gold in this area at the Williams Creek which caused a gold rush to this site. However, as ...

Kanuabentür uf dä Bowron Lakes - Tag 1, Barkerville, Canada travel blog

Kanuabentür uf dä Bowron Lakes - Tag 1

A travel blog entry by stubetiger

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... ;s isch fisteri Nacht. Mir fahre langsam, wüll überall links u rächts stä Hirsche, Elche u Hase. Nach Barkerville füehrts rächts uf ere Steistrass düre Wald. Äs isch eis am Morge, wo mir unterhalb vom Registration ...

Von Fort St. James nach Walls, Barkerville, Canada travel blog

Von Fort St. James nach Walls

A travel blog entry by schippis

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... . Wells ist ein modernes Goldgräberstädtchen das in einem neuen Boom während der 1930er Jahre entstand. Im Gegensatz zu Barkerville ist es auch noch bewohnt. Ein Auf dem schönen Campground in Wells, haben wir die Gelegenheit unsere Sachen zu waschen ...

Thunder on my head, Barkerville, Canada travel blog

Thunder on my head

A travel blog entry by bobner

Bruce and I pulled hard another day . . .the last long haul before we pulled out of the portaging trip. We setup camp, and I went swimming. I found a bunch of guppies in shallow water and had fun herding them. It was a great camp that over looked ...

Unplugged........., Barkerville, Canada travel blog

Unplugged.........

A travel blog entry by creativejourney

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... family.Hmm Prince George what can i say IT STINKS!!! it has this strong odor about it..P.G (Prince George) is 2-2 1/2 hrs from Barkerville its straight highway driving, Gypsy and I cruised right along and arrived in P.G around 3 pm on Saturday May 24/08 ...

Bowron lake swimming, Barkerville Historic Town, Canada travel blog

Bowron lake swimming

A travel blog entry by linda.edwards

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This morning we had to say goodbye to Scott as he had to go back to work.(hopefully next year you can come Anne).  Took it easy this morning and then off we set to visit Bowron Lake and find a swimming spot.   What a beautiful Lake and to top ...

1860's Gold Rush Town, Barkerville, Canada travel blog

1860's Gold Rush Town

A travel blog entry by catndeano

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... soon stopped later in the afternoon, so we had a few good hours (six in fact) to have a good look round and see a few sketches. Barkerville is a themepark town set back in the 1800's in the middle of the gold rush and quite a fun place. We watched a drunk ...

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