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! ...

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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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 ...

Goldrausch, Barkerville, Canada travel blog

Goldrausch

A travel blog entry by awacation

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... 'hrt. Dies ist ein kleines und "verschlafenes" Nest am Rande der Rockies. Erwähnenswert dabei dürfte sein, dass Barkerville DIE historische Attraktion schlechthin ist. Diese Goldgräberstadt ist bereits in Vancouver ausgeschrieben - das ist etwa mit der ...

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 - ...

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 ...

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 ...

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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