Coast Fraser Tower
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... to bite us in the ass as all the hotels in Peace River were booked solid. The Pomeroy in Grimshaw was recommended, which was only half an hour away. Unfortunately they were booked, too, but the helpful front desk clerk directed us to DeeJay Motel, just down the block. She told us it looks old, but the rooms are really clean. She was not wrong on either count. This is actually perfectly fine little motel. The front desk clerk ...
... well, it has been a bit crazy!
I went to the NWT SPCA fundraiser on the weekend, which was a lot of fun. Sarah had told me that I could use up to $150 of the can hunting money in the silent auction. If you know me, you know two things: I'm competitive and I love animals. It should thus be no surprise to learn that I put in a $700 bid to get my pups on the front of the NWT ...
... finding our way around town.
October 8th, 2013
Day 14 was a more productive day as we headed downtown and to the old town. We checked out a few art galleries in the area, but ended up heading back to the hotel early as we had a 45 minute walk and the wind was gusting to 60+ km/hr with rain starting.
That's it for now. Cheers until next time!
... tripod. The hike took me a bit longer than the 20 minutes advertised in the above article due to the varied terrain and my relatively pathetic physical condition these days, but the trail was well-marked (I only lost the trail once and had to backtrack only a few hundred feet when I did) and after about 40 or so minutes I reached the falls. They were worth the effort...I lingered ...
... didn't stop until well after 3pm.
Although they were not as spectacular as the pictures, I thought it was pretty amazing still. The things of nature.
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The toilet is composite. So there is no flushing involved. Your stuff just goes directly in a hole and the volunteers take care of the rest of the engineering part of it several times a day. It doesn't stink like the toilets at camp sites and trails, but it does smell a little. ...