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Youppi il fait beau ici, nous sommes campé juste devant le superbe glacier Husdon Bay avec ses deux chutes impressionantes.
Finally back in sunny country, we are camped right in front of the superb Hudson Bay Glacier with it's twin falls, wow impressive.
The secondary reason to go to Hyder was to go out and try to see the bears catch the salmon. I was very familiar with Katmai in Alaska, but not Hyder. The salmon were there, but the bears did not show up while we were there. It started to rain so we bailed.
The drive onto my favorite town, Smithers, were also filled with beautiful views of lakes and mountains. We will check out Smithers ...
We start this morning a little slower than normal, it is after all Sunday, still it's not much of a sleep in. We head to White Spot (I hear Wife Swap!), a breakfast 'restaurant' more like a dinner than a restaurant but it comes recommended by Yasamin an Reza. Except for the extraordinarily large mugs of coffee, the mugs seem like swimming pools for someone who drinks ...
Heading north from Vancouver is over 2000 miles. There are a few minor towns that have services, but mostly there are abandoned restaurants and gas stations. We drove 300-400 miles per day and stopped at a transit RV park our first night out of Vancouver.
Next stop was a town called Smithers BC which was a little gem. We stayed at an RV park ...
Lucky me I have two birthdays! One in Australia first and then Canada because of the time distance :) My Canadian birthday I got my hair coloured by Corey, treated 2 clients and then Allana made me a cake so we ate that at Jess's while we pre drank to go to Raaks. Allana and Steph were to sick from playing 6 games of beer pong last night and wrote themselves off haha. Last day of work at Elevation spa ever. My Australian birthday the spa was ...