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... a short hike along the bridge and then down to the creek below. Emmy, being adventurous as ever, decided to walk on the ice even though it was nearly 50 degrees today. Of course she broke through the ice and filled her shoes with water.
Most of the drive today was uneventful. The scenery is beautiful, but there are lots of trucks on the highway due to the recent oil and ...
Tuesday, July 22nd - Day 15 of Caravan – Fort Nelson, BC
Seems like our usual departture time has been 8:15AM and today was no different. We traveled with a different group today than in previous days.
The Alaskan Highway is marked off with mile markers, "0" being at Dawson Creek and our campground at Ft. Nelson at MM 281.2. Our travels all along the Alaskan Highway will ...
... John, Pink Mountain and Wonowon. Picnicked at Lake Dyhu, which is a small park overtaken by gas worker camps. The gas workers are everywhere. Lots of exploration activity. Stopped in Ft Nelson for cheese and ice. Camped at Testa River. Taco salads for supper. Testa River camp was the site of an Army laundry in 1942 and has been owned for the Andrews family for 3 generations. Off ...
... Very nice museum with all kinds of memory items.
As we drove further north, we got into the “energy” section of BC. There were quite a few operational plants and work camps along the way. It looked like a lot of gas energy work going on.
The landscape was very neat as we got into some large hills and mountains. The traffic was not too bad. A lot of tourons like us mixed with a ...
... British Columbia. I'm not sure why, but BC gas is much higher in price than Alberta Gas. Here we filled up for $1.52 per liter. I put in 51 gallons for just under $300.00, or around $6.00 per gallon Canadian. Also, in Ft Nelson, was a very quirky museum. We watched another film here, on an antique TV, and saw a stuffed albino moose. They had a car collection and various old pieces of equipment, from the building of the highway.