Travel Blogs from Quesnel, Canada

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Great day to ride!, Quesnel, Canada travel blog

Great day to ride!

A travel blog entry by martylambert


After a mere morsel of food for Brekkie our lovable duo set off to conquer the world, first stop the pristine wilderness that is mount Robson! Now, one or two of you may think that it's been conquered before! Admittedly there are a few tell tale ...

The ride continues!, Quesnel, Canada travel blog

The ride continues!

A travel blog entry by martylambert


... lucky enough to see a huge Grizzly bear. I can assure you that the sight of a bear never gets tired, they are beautiful creatures �� We then drove on to Quesnel ! Great roads, sunny day, yay! Very sore! ...

Another Fine Day of Driving, Quesnel, Canada travel blog

Another Fine Day of Driving

A travel blog entry by ggmoffatt


... the call of duty. Much appreciated. We left at 10:30 am and ran in to copious construction delays but made it to Quesnel, BC and staying at a lovely place called Airport Motor Inn Motel and RV Park. Right downtown in a large grass campground open all ...

Quesnel, Quesnel, Canada travel blog


A travel blog entry by robnraystravels

Left Smithers, beautiful green countryside, staying at an RV park tonight. Today has been quite warm, think it was about 20 ...

Mosquitos at Chubb Lake, Quesnel, Canada travel blog

Mosquitos at Chubb Lake

A travel blog entry by tedandcarla


We camped at a free forest service campground called Chubb Lake last night. About 30 km north of Quesnel right after Dunkley and Pinnacle Pellet logging area is a left turn to the dirt road to Chubb Lake. We missed that turn due to a truck passing us but ...

Quesnel-Confluence of Quesnel & Fraser Rivers, Quesnel, Canada travel blog

Quesnel-Confluence of Quesnel & Fraser Rivers

A travel blog entry by brosiousbustour


... ), and made a shocking discovery at the Canadian liquor store...a bottle of Potters vodka that costs $12 in the US costs $55 in Canada!!  Every type of liquor, not just vodka, was around $55, so that'll slow down your cocktailing!  We couldn't ...

Hardcore bikers!, Quesnel, Canada travel blog

Hardcore bikers!

A travel blog entry by martylambert

The hardcore bikers are back on the road to oblivion! Mind you Wolverine has a sore back & mad dog has a sore botty....................Lock up yer Tylenol ...

Quesnel, BC, Quesnel, Canada travel blog

Quesnel, BC

A travel blog entry by candyjake13


Today we followed the Thompson River for many miles then left it to go overland. At Quesnel we have again rejoined the Fraser River. This day took us out of the arid area into lush green, many, many lakes. Too many to even count let alone take photos of. ...

One last stop as a group!, Quesnel, Canada travel blog

One last stop as a group!

A travel blog entry by thesairs


... about an hours drive each way - made the stop in Quesnel worthwhile.  In fact, our traveling companions enjoyed the campground in Quesnel so much that they extended their stay by a day.  We, unfortunately, have to head south of the border to ...

Rocky Mountaineer Train, Quesnel, Canada travel blog

Rocky Mountaineer Train

A travel blog entry by chrisl34


This turned out to be two long days.  We had a few hours of lovely scenery at the beginning of our trip and several hours at the end, but otherwise it was two long 12 hour days on a train.  The good thing was that the food and service were ...

Home of the Hoodoos, Quesnel, Canada travel blog

Home of the Hoodoos

A travel blog entry by catndeano


... nature reserve and have lunch watching the Pelicans bob up and down on the windy lake. After lunch we carried on up Highway 97 to Quesnel where we found a nice spot to camp in the Sugar Loaf Ball Park car park. There was a nice walk from there down the ...

May has kept us busy., Quesnel, Canada travel blog

May has kept us busy.

A travel blog entry by 49ray


We arrived on schedule and opened up our trailer at the campsite.Took a few days to do the necessary running around for groceries,mining supplies etc. We had our equipment hauled to the mine site and serviced it to beready to roll. We brought our welder ...

full operation, Quesnel, Canada travel blog

full operation

A travel blog entry by 49ray


May 27th we have arrived back to the claim. We are ready to run the trommel, prep of equipment and grounds have been prepared, This week as well we worked on some reclamation of a bit of land we have used  on the claim.  Adaptations have ...

Smoking Trip North, Quesnel, Canada travel blog

Smoking Trip North

A travel blog entry by marybc


... like a bank robber reluctant to change careers. So with eyes watering and lungs struggling we found our way to the Super 8 in Quesnel … our first stop. Met with a ‘Clearwater Revival’ friend, another Colleen and laughed our way through a ...

After 16 weeks, Quesnel, Canada travel blog

After 16 weeks

A travel blog entry by 49ray


... corn for everyone to have some at the campsite.  This is a very popular milky juicy corn found in  the stores in Quesnel. We also brought home some cucumbers and tomatoes. A day off now and again is very good for the soul and gets us ...

Planes...trains...buses and more buses!, Quesnel, Canada travel blog

Planes...trains...buses and more buses!

A travel blog entry by blackivers


... the Rockies the scenery wasn't as spectacular but it was still a treat. All in all we travelled 500kms today from Jasper to Quesnel so it's been a long day arriving at our motel at 8pm. The little places along the way reminded us of hillbilly ...

another great week at mine, Quesnel, Canada travel blog

another great week at mine

A travel blog entry by 49ray


we returned to our bc home on saturday the21st and stayed till the 29th of june. back to the claim for more adventures. doug and i did some more work on the final leg of the road to the mining site, its finally getting drier. we again hired a fellow with ...

Return to the Rocky Mountaineer...toot toot repeat, Quesnel, Canada travel blog

Return to the Rocky Mountaineer...toot toot repeat

A travel blog entry by jmintouch33


... was 40 years late on its promise date Quesnel: overnight stop for the Rainforest to Gold Train The train pulled into Quesnel (pronounced Kwenel) just after 6 pm and the coaches were lined up to take us to the Best Western. There were spiels about ...

Yellowhead Highway, Quesnel, Canada travel blog

Yellowhead Highway

A travel blog entry by tom1100


Travelled Yellowhead Highway east to Rt 97 south. Stopped at Ksan Native Village and took tour in German (only one avalable). Got to look around anyway. Went for short hike up to "twin falls" at Mt Hudson Bay. Nice ...

reflection of our first year, Quesnel, Canada travel blog

reflection of our first year

A travel blog entry by 49ray


... changed filter---no changed fuel pump relay---no  finaly changed fuel pump-----still no run...after 2 days we hauled it into Quesnel  to a small private shop and he found a broken wire behind the fuse panel that controls the security system.. so ...

july 4th to july18th, Quesnel, Canada travel blog

july 4th to july18th

A travel blog entry by 49ray


... the claim and noticed all the commotion.  He put his new first aid to work. We stabilized sheila and called for an ambulance from Quesnel. She is sore but is healing. We help her where we can. We now are back home to do things we need to do, until ...

2016 - THIRD YEAR  MINING ADVENTURE, Quesnel, Canada travel blog


A travel blog entry by 49ray


We dedicate this coming season to Ray's Mother, Laura Henry,who passed away February 2, 2016. She will be dearly missed. Spring has now  arrived and The Henry's are ready to roll.It has taken some time to load our hauling trailer and truck.We will ...

Chillin with cousins, Quesnel, Canada travel blog

Chillin with cousins

A travel blog entry by linda.edwards

What a beautiful spot to camp at.  We spent 2 nights here and throughly enjoyed our time.  Catching up on our vacation spots, family history and watching movies. Had two wonderful days of great weather.  Weverything our heading out ...

Home Sweet Home, Quesnel, Canada travel blog

Home Sweet Home

A travel blog entry by wjackson


In the beginning! Well this is where the journey begins!  I have to give you a bit of history on the development of this trip.  About two years ago my brother Shane (aka:  Snoop)  and two of his friends Kevin (aka: Yogi) and ...

Rocky Miuntaineer - Whistler to Quesnel, Quesnel, Canada travel blog

Rocky Miuntaineer - Whistler to Quesnel

A travel blog entry by peterandsandra


... not by us, Canadian geese and farm animals. 500 kms today, about 12 hours on the train, bit too long, no stops. Arrived at Quesnel after 8. Logging is the main industry here. Huge yards full of logs, a couple of pulp mills. We walked over the bridge over ...

On the road, Quesnel, Canada travel blog

On the road

A travel blog entry by weilnau


... in the truck in order to ensure a "pain-free" lunch.      After checking into our hotel in Quesnel we decided to grab a quick bite at the adjoining pub. After dinner we went for a little walk to check on the truck ...

2015 year end, Quesnel, Canada travel blog

2015 year end

A travel blog entry by 49ray


This is the last blog of our second year mining. September has brought in rain and cool weather which we worked through. Mornings were very cool with frost and some ice here and there at the mine. To continue mining in September we had to drain the water ...

The Caribou Trail, Quesnel, Canada travel blog

The Caribou Trail

A travel blog entry by crossroadcanada


... drive normal again for a while. We soon put the miles behind us and finally arrived at an excellent RV park in Quesnel called Robert’s Roost.   Located in a beautiful setting on peaceful Dragon Lake, ...

The last of July! Our family heritage!, Quesnel, Canada travel blog

The last of July! Our family heritage!

A travel blog entry by 1yearstewarts


So next we traveled to Quesnel where we spent a fantastic week!  Brent's Great Grandmother traveled to Canada from the United States in a covered wagon.  So at one time they had a gold claim in the Barkerville area.  As a result his Nana's ...

Hallo aus Quesnel, Quesnel, Canada travel blog

Hallo aus Quesnel

A travel blog entry by schippis


... bereits geschlossen und so begnügen wir uns mit den Eindrücken vom Aussichtsturm. Unser Halt am Campground von Quesnel erlaubt uns einen wunderbaren Abend zu geniessen. Nach einem kurzen Schauer bei Sonnenschein erscheinen ...

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