Fishpot Lake Resort
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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. It was quite beautiful. There are small towns with population of 450, with run down houses, old log cabins, or totally abandoned houses. But it seems that there are a lot of horses; Fat ...
Having left Mt Robson we headed to Prince George! On the highway we were 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 ****...........boo! ...
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 ...
... squirrel NO that's a joke but we did see a number of squirrels some a bit flat on the roadside and others still quite active. Lillooet was interesting as it was similar looking to some of the country we saw around Las Vegas and the Grand Canyon. They apparently have quite mild winters and low rainfall. The country just kept changing as we would climb around hills and mountains then go down steep drops into valleys always creeks ...
... with thousands of folks coming to this area of the Cariboo hoping to 'strike it rich'.
Our day long visit - it is 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 get our fridge ...
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Other places to stay in Quesnel
940 Chew Rd., Quesnel | 2 star hotelfrom $111
500 Reid St., Quesnel | Hotelfrom $102
383 St. Laurent Avenue, Quesnel | 2 star hotelfrom $68
2010 Val Halla Rd, Quesnel | 1 star hotelfrom $76
530 Carson Street, Quesnel | 2 star hotelfrom $82
524 Front Street, Quesnel | 2 star hotelfrom $67
753 Front St., Quesnel | 2 star hotelfrom $104