Travel Blogs from McBride, Canada

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McBride, BC, Fraser-Fort George, Canada travel blog

McBride, BC

A travel blog entry by candyjake13

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This was a lovely private park at Mc Bride. I took a photo of the cabin that is on the Fraser River's edge that dates from about 1910. It is one of the original cabins for this area. This valley was not inhabited until that time due to it being ...

Day 31 - Prince Rupert -> McBride, McBride, Canada travel blog

Day 31 - Prince Rupert -> McBride

A travel blog entry by mtnjunkie

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... a more direct route to Denver so we bid or farewells and head out in different directions. Riding solo feels good and the road towards Jasper is amazing, I stop in the small town of McBride and book a cheap hotel as I'm expecting another big day tomorrow. ...

Back to civilization - kind of, McBride, Canada travel blog

Back to civilization - kind of

A travel blog entry by debdana

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... , known as British Columbia's northern capital, it was sunny and 85 degrees.  Our stop for the night, along the Fraser River in McBride, BC, has to be at the top of the list for the worst mosquitoes of the trip.  Puts the Alaska mosquitos to ...

Look what's for dinner, McBride, Canada travel blog

Look what's for dinner

A travel blog entry by tery_augusto

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A quick couple of pictures of a soup / venison stew I made this morning in my electric pressure cooker. My Mom's cousin Luisa turned me on to this contraption! Quick and ...

Great RV Park south of Prince George, McBride, Canada travel blog

Great RV Park south of Prince George

A travel blog entry by thedanes

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We camped about 50 miles south of Prince George near McBride where we met Peter, the owner, and his two friendly dogs. Peter directed us to a campsite surrounded by wildflowers in the midst of a beautiful meadow. We had views of the Rocky ...

Map pin, McBride, Canada travel blog

Map pin

A travel blog entry by pinkkaz

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Its amazing water and mountains for miles, McBride, Canada travel blog

Its amazing water and mountains for miles

A travel blog entry by cmcqueen

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Set out early to have time for stopping and walking throughout the day on our way to McBride.  Our expectations for scenery were more than met... Hundreds of ...

Day 32 McBride, McBride, Canada travel blog

Day 32 McBride

A travel blog entry by careful

Interesting day. Rode to town with Lief. Explored entire town and met many nice folks, including Jim Harte whose father was from Corbin, KY. Farmer's market, Mennonites. The egg lady Monica (I'll try not to hold her name against her) wants us to come ...

Day 33 McBride, McBride, Canada travel blog

Day 33 McBride

A travel blog entry by careful

Very cold today. Stayed in my sweats and wrapped in my sleeping bag. Read all day. Donna got mad at me because she didn't like my Rummakub strategy. Guess that's the end of Rummakub. Later went for early evening walk. Monica came down and brought a ...

Day 34 McBride, McBride, Canada travel blog

Day 34 McBride

A travel blog entry by careful

Finally, I got a good night's sleep. It is still very cold here. A very boring day. Donna walked to church and I just stayed home in sweats, wrapped in my sleeping bag and read. We took a one and a half hour walk in the early evening. I'm looking ...

Day 35 McBride. 29 days left, McBride, Canada travel blog

Day 35 McBride. 29 days left

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Didn't get up until 1030!!!!! Lief fixed breakfast and invited us to eat with them. I saw a picture of Lief beside a HUGE cedar tree that he cut down. Taking an hour. Then it was cut into pieces and a helicopter picked up the pieces and took them and ...

Day 36 McBride 28 days left, McBride, Canada travel blog

Day 36 McBride 28 days left

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Carla and Lief left at noon for 2. 1/2 months. Donna and I went into town grocery shopping. I mailed Clay'snbirthday card. N received a call on cell from Miriam Anderson regarding going to NZ with Tom MacCubbin in March. I'm letting Skol sleep on the ...

Day 37. 27 left, McBride, Canada travel blog

Day 37. 27 left

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Did house chores in a.m. Then to town and to McBride Peak ( not all the way to the top) and hiked to Rainbow Falls. Took our normal hourish walk after dinner. I really like this place but am getting homesick to see Taz. Had email yesterday that Ann ...

Day 38. 26 left, McBride, Canada travel blog

Day 38. 26 left

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Spent day weeding the four raised beds. Pretty much stayed at home. Donna went to town. Walked as ...

Day 39 25 left, McBride, Canada travel blog

Day 39 25 left

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To McBride farmer's market and then just driving around the town. We are walking an hour in a.m. and an hour in the p.m. To Beaver Creek Campground where we hope to be able to go to watch the salmon ...

Day 40. 24 left, McBride, Canada travel blog

Day 40. 24 left

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A very busy day! Walked hour:15 minutes. Then to Dunster farmer's market...a dud. However, a delightful young lady sat down with us and in talking she offered to call us when the salmon start running and even offered for us to set up our tent in her ...

Day 41 23 Left, McBride, Canada travel blog

Day 41 23 Left

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Stayed home and worked all a.m., after having the best sleep I've had since starting this trip. I moved to the living room sofa because the mouse in my bedroom kept me awake. Cleaned and organized kitchen, did a wash, swept porch, etc. then lay in ...

Day 42. 22 left, McBride, Canada travel blog

Day 42. 22 left

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Another busy day. Walked Skol in a.m. Then off exploring, this time to Eagle Trail. WOW! Absolutely awesomely beautiful country. 13 kilometers up almost to a glacier. Had we taken the trail to the glacier it would have been a 9 kilometer totally ...

Day 43. 21 days left, McBride, Canada travel blog

Day 43. 21 days left

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Up early and called Clay on cell phone to wish him a happy 40th birthday. Then took Skol for an hour walk. Jacob, the Trask's Woofer, mowed our lawn. Carla's parents' dogs disappeared last night. Tonight we went to an impromptu jam session at the ...

Day 44. 20 left, McBride, Canada travel blog

Day 44. 20 left

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Up at 5:00 a.m. Walked Skol for forty minutes and then walked an additional hour and twenty minutes with Donna, with Skol along also. Then to Carla's parents where she gave us lots of fresh veggies from her garden. As I predicted, Donna is livid. She ...

Day 45. 19 left, McBride, Canada travel blog

Day 45. 19 left

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A friendship severed is a sad thing but it happens. Donna evidently made the rental car reservation. I sent an email to advertise for ride to Jasper. Mice in the kitchen kept me awake most of the night. Finally, gave up trying to sleep at 3:30, ...

Day 46. 18 left, McBride, Canada travel blog

Day 46. 18 left

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Walked Skol for 55 minutes...actually,owner walking. He was hot on the grail scent of a deer. That walk is 3.10 miles. Came home and started working on yard at 7:30, weeding be porch and south side of house. In the meantime Donna locked herself out of ...

Day 47. 17 left, McBride, Canada travel blog

Day 47. 17 left

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WOW! WOW! Took our power walk and what a walk it was! First we saw the deer right next to us on our way up. Saw it again on the way back just before....just before.... Out from the bush comes a big black bear right in front of us!! At first it ...

Day 48. 16 left, McBride, Canada travel blog

Day 48. 16 left

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With only two hours sleep I awoke at 6:30 and took Skoal for an hour's walk....in the other direction from the bear encounter location. Had all intentions of going out and working when I returned but instead went to bed and slept until 1:00 p.m., thus ...

Day 49. 15 left, McBride, Canada travel blog

Day 49. 15 left

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Didn't hear the mice last night so slept better, although Skoal awakened me several times. Finally, at 4 a.m. I got up and let him out. At 6:52 we walked our three miles (back to bear encounter route armed with bear spray) in 50 minutes again today. ...

Day 50. 14 left, McBride, Canada travel blog

Day 50. 14 left

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... . Donna, Joanna and I walked, with Skoal, again in the early evening. Emails from Marilyn. Looks like they may be coming to McBride next week. Joanna says the salmon have started running and invited us to go with them Friday night to Beaver Creek to see ...

Day 51. 13 left, McBride, Canada travel blog

Day 51. 13 left

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Joanna and Donna had made plans last night to go to Mt. Robson today for the day. How I looked forward to being alone for the day. Not to be. Joanna called to say she couldn't go. I weeded but cut Carla's solar light cord so will need to ...

Day 52 12 left, McBride, Canada travel blog

Day 52 12 left

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Didn't walk Skoal. It had rained and I just didn't want to go...even telling myself I shouldn't miss a single opportunity to walk in such lovely cool weather. Did walk him in early afternoon and again in the early evening. Upon returning home in the ...

Day 54. 10 left, McBride, Canada travel blog

Day 54. 10 left

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Even my bedroom smells of mice! We're going to have to tell Doug and Linda because the mice are winning this game. Up at 5:45 to a heavy rain. Finally was able to walk Skoal at 7:00. Called Linda to tell her of cow out. Carla had called and she has ...

Day 55. 9 left, McBride, Canada travel blog

Day 55. 9 left

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Walked Skoal early. Cow out so Doug and Linda came by. They sent Jacob over to set mouse traps and fix solar lights. Caught one mouse almost immediately in my bedroom. It was pitiful to hear it squealing. Met Pete and Marilyn at the Visitor Center. ...

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