Travel Blogs from Nelson, Canada

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JULIE FINALLY WINS, Nelson, Canada travel blog

JULIE FINALLY WINS

A travel blog entry by modernoddyseus

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... . Big win, Julie! Big win!!! The Julie coming-of-age story didn't have its end there. No. We Canada-trekkers wanted to tour around Nelson on a Saturday, and Brian and Debbie's car wasn't big enough to carry all of us. Julie was determined to ...

The Kootenays, Nelson, Canada travel blog

The Kootenays

A travel blog entry by faff

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... to hang out with them and get to know their daughter Ruby and meet Steph's parents. They gave us the local experience in Nelson. Lovely town and a good size. Some very quickly characters living here. We did some hiking and kayaking on the lake while we ...

Where BC Gets Its Enema, Fort Nelson, Canada travel blog

Where BC Gets Its Enema

A travel blog entry by ggmoffatt

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We had a wonderful trip from Watson Lake to Fort Nelson in the rain and snow. Not enough snow to remain on the ground but snow just the same. All kinds of animals on this leg. Gwen counted about 100 Bison, 26 Caribou, 5 Mountain Sheep, 1 Elk,  2 ...

The one man caravan rolls dusty into town., Nelson, Canada travel blog

The one man caravan rolls dusty into town.

A travel blog entry by clintos

... me to elaborate... It started with a long slow bus ride; 12 hours in fact, heading east from Vancouver to a town called Nelson.  The bus drove through the night while I ate strawberries and barely slept.  We rolled into town just before 6am, ...

Dawson Creek to Fort Nelson, Fort Nelson, Canada travel blog

Dawson Creek to Fort Nelson

A travel blog entry by ranlo

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Took Old Alaska hwy to see Kiskatinaw River Bridge.  Didn't want to go across this old wooden bridge; there wasn't a wide enough turn around so had to unhook the jeep to turn around.  Should have driven in the car to see the bridge while ...

3rd Night, Fort Nelson, Canada travel blog

3rd Night

A travel blog entry by toddnrachel

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... game and the roads climbed and dipped as we entered the northern Rockies. My goodness, it was so much fun* Whitehorse to Fort Nelson 591miles 10hr 54m Beautiful day again! Roads were great up until we past Watson lake, then we got into the mountains, it ...

Ft Nelson Truck Stop & RV Park, Fort Nelson, Canada travel blog

Ft Nelson Truck Stop & RV Park

A travel blog entry by rayandchrista

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We left Dawson Creek BC for Fort Nelson and it rained alot on the way and we didn't see any wildlife. This is a country where the wildlife is superior. Attached is snapshots of the country side. Ray ...

Beautiful British Colombia, Fort Nelson, Canada travel blog

Beautiful British Colombia

A travel blog entry by siegfried_h.

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... Rocheuses demande beaucoup de concentration et une bonne dose de calme. C'est toute une épreuve... 8 years after I discovered West Canada, I come back in that beautiful area. The mountains are as majestic as always. Like in Argentina in the ...

Day 83 - Drive to Ft.Nelson/Day 84 - Laird Hot sp., Fort Nelson, Canada travel blog

Day 83 - Drive to Ft.Nelson/Day 84 - Laird Hot sp.

A travel blog entry by 10sandy

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July 21/Day 83 - Drive to Ft. Nelson from Dawson Creek - 280 miles. Today we started on the Alaska Highway.  We started our drive on the highway in a heavy fog.  Half the time it looked like we were going to drive right into the clouds and fog. ...

Low Point of the Trip, Fort Nelson, Canada travel blog

Low Point of the Trip

A travel blog entry by jstephensca

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... description: "I believe this is an Asian longhorn beetle,they are slowly spreading all across the country and are damaging a lot of Canada's forests. My older brother says he has been bitten by them and it's quite painfull, he was in northern Manitoba at ...

Fort Nelson, British Columbia, Canada, Fort Nelson, Canada travel blog

Fort Nelson, British Columbia, Canada

A travel blog entry by nocknock

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... ; We are hoping that some of our future sites are better. We enjoyed a closer look at the local history by visiting Fort Nelson Heritage Museum with Ron and Hazel.  The Fort Nelson Heritage Museum has a number of collections. The theme of the museum ...

Travel Day, Ft Nelson, Canada travel blog

Travel Day

A travel blog entry by lotz-deeken2013

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... 70TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE HIGHWAY. QUITE A FEAT BUILDING THE HIGHWAY BY THE US ARMY. WORLD WAR II MOTIVATED UNITED STATES AND CANADA TO BUILD THE ROAD, NECESSARY TO DEFEND THE WEST COAST FROM THE JAPANESE THREAT IN THE PACIFIC. FEW PEOPLE KNOW THAT JAPAN ...

Heading the Alaska !, Fort Nelson, Canada travel blog

Heading the Alaska !

A travel blog entry by pamericas

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We will post trip information here as soon as it starts. For 2010, we will continue planning the project and look for Sponsors that are willing to invest and support the Project. All indications in that regard is highly appreciated. Please contact us by ...

Summertime, and the living is easy..., Nelson, Canada travel blog

Summertime, and the living is easy...

A travel blog entry by bill212

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... split. The Black Rooster was fine...just that. We got the hell outta Dodge (or, in this case, Castlegar), and headed on to Nelson. Phew... There was a little snafu on the Nelson approach. I saw some scenery, stopped for a photo, Shawn didn't see me stop, ...

Crossing Canada - heading the east coast, Fort Nelson, Canada travel blog

Crossing Canada - heading the east coast

A travel blog entry by pamericas

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We will post trip information here as soon as it starts. For 2010, we will continue planning the project and look for Sponsors that are willing to invest and support the Project. All indications in that regard is highly appreciated. Please contact us by ...

More Miles Behind Us..., Fort Nelson, Canada travel blog

More Miles Behind Us...

A travel blog entry by strayerfamily

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... , but estimated to take about 4 hours or more due to terrain.  We will be visiting the second largest natural hot springs in Canada: Laird Hotsprings Provincial Park.  We will try to stay there for the night as well.  Here is a link to the ...

The Alaska Highway, Fort Nelson, Canada travel blog

The Alaska Highway

A travel blog entry by jms79

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... Fort Nelson, we past the junction with the Liard Highway that we will be taking tomorrow north into the Northwest Territories. Fort Nelson is a bigger town than most that we have come across in the northern parts of Canada, but there are little facilities ...

Liard Hot Spring RV Park, Liard Hot Springs, Canada travel blog

Liard Hot Spring RV Park

A travel blog entry by rayandchrista

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The next day was beautiful cold but sunny and the wildlife was out and the view was rugged and wild. A plane landed next to the road while we were getting gas and we thought it was going to land on the road in front of us. Check out the ...

Kermit is a frog, Nelson, Canada travel blog

Kermit is a frog

A travel blog entry by peteindira

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... hike.  No point in jumping into another day of driving just yet.  Ended up at Prospect Point, a scenic lookout above Nelson.  Came across a bunch of people on the trail, mostly locals.  Lots of dogs.  Turns out I like border ...

Beautiful BC And Bloody Mosquitos!, Nelson, Canada travel blog

Beautiful BC And Bloody Mosquitos!

A travel blog entry by eoinandrosie

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... Lake we had a 15 mile climb to Paulson Summit (1535m). The Canadian Rockies are steeper than the USA mountains. Our descent into Nelson was a nice reward. We're staying at The Dancing Bear Inn (hostel) for 2 nights and it's lovely. Nelson seems to be ...

First Day on the Alaska Highway, Fort Nelson, Canada travel blog

First Day on the Alaska Highway

A travel blog entry by pat-don-alaska

We completed our first day of travel on the ALaska Highway, about 370 miles from Dawson Creek to Fort Nelson, British Columbia. It was a good day, not particularly exciting and the weather was rainy for the first couple of hours, but it went well. The ...

Fort Nelson, Fort Nelson, Canada travel blog

Fort Nelson

A travel blog entry by sepp

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... , getan. Heutzutage sieht man hier die Invasion der Amis, welche nach Alaska in den Urlaub fahren. Bin nun in Fort Nelson, geduscht und gewaschen :-)) sozusagen neu geboren. Eigentlich war nicht viel los auf der Strecke ich hatte die Strasse sozusagen ...

Fort Nelson to Toad River, Toad River, Canada travel blog

Fort Nelson to Toad River

A travel blog entry by ranlo

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Finally a sunny day; even though it's only 34.  Today's drive had the most spectacular mountain views so far.  Stopped at Testa River Services for Cinnamon buns and coffee--delicious!!!  The drive through Summit Lake was ...

c'est loin, Fort Nelson, Canada travel blog

c'est loin

A travel blog entry by moko

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Après une nuit de sueur car il a fait très chaud, c'est la route sur 457km jusqu'à fort Nelson que nous atteignons aux alentours de 2.30. Il a fait beau sauf pour une averse de 10 minutes. Maintenant il mouillasse et l'air se rafraichit un peu, ce qui ...

Out of the Storm, Fort Nelson, Canada travel blog

Out of the Storm

A travel blog entry by ggmoffatt

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... winter driver, just a fair weather driver. A MH with summer tires and towing a jeep made for a slow ride. But we made it to Fort Nelson in one piece and a jeep and MH covered in snow and ice. What a big mess. We decided to stay in a hotel as the RV parks ...

On the Alaska Highway, Fort Nelson, Canada travel blog

On the Alaska Highway

A travel blog entry by ecschultz

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... attractive or interesting about Dawson Creek - it's just Mile 0 of the Alaska Highway and a 7 hour drive from Edmonton. I got to Fort Nelson around 3 pm and would have gone on - another dump - but wasn't sure I would find a place on the way and ...

Almost packed, Nelson, Canada travel blog

Almost packed

A travel blog entry by janet50

Here is a link so you can see something of the scenery in case I'm technologically challenged! http://www.explore(no space) thesouthwestcoastpath. co.uk I figured it out! You have to hit the hide lines button beside the map and then the ...

On the way to the Alaskan Highway, Fort Nelson, Canada travel blog

On the way to the Alaskan Highway

A travel blog entry by dotanddicks

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We entered British Columbia and the pacific time zone and started on the Alaskan Highway at Dawson Creek. Again, a hilly, hilly drive, with snow covered mountains in distance and a fairly bumpy ride.  High of 58 degrees and some rain - more to come ...

The week before departure, Nelson, Canada travel blog

The week before departure

A travel blog entry by janet50

Hello everyone, Here is my attempt to follow Adriana's lead, and create a travel diary of the great walking tour in ...

My greatest Wilderness Pee, Nelson, Canada travel blog

My greatest Wilderness Pee

A travel blog entry by cdrewitz

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... their probably regular yoga. A group of children are hard-paddling past us during their Dragonboat lesson. One dog owner after another stroll past on the boardwalk. And I am lying on the beach in Nelson, wishing, dreaming, palnning. From ...

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