Hudson Bay Lodge
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- Meeting rooms/conference facilities
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Non-smoking rooms
- Wireless internet connection in room (free)
- Room service
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... the road is still a lot better than most we have traveled.
We take a side trip into Gitanyow, a First Nation village that separated itself from nearby Kitwanga. It is known for the many totem poles that are on display. Totems were symbols on one's clan affiliation and status, never for religious purposes.
We bypass Kitwanga. A couple of miles further and Highway 37 tees into Highway 16. We turn left and head towards Prince George. Old town Hazleton seems like ...
... A brief walking tour and the decision was rendered to spend the night here. Lovely view of the river and very warm, trains on both sides of us, and an opportunity to test out the gold pan equipment Denis had purchased for the trip. They even found some gold, so I'm told, but such tiny flakes they were unable to collect them. I soaked my feet in the water-- very relaxing. The boys finished their gold panning adventure and ...
Nice shower and a visit with lady that is from Fairbanks, on their way back after attending sons graduation at U of M. Five teenagers and the parents camping their way home. They are taking the Bighorn route. Memories!
We are really into using the Milepost now. It tells you all the fine details you need. Like what services are at each stop light, what side of the road the rest areas ...
... has started to blend together and look the same. Tonight actually we are back in the same Sandman Hotel in Quesnel that we stayed in on Saturday...as a matter of fact, we are staying just one room over from last time. Nevertheless, the pool and hot tub are still very nice treats. Tomorrow is our last big travel day. We are making our way to the uncharted territory of Kamloops. ...
... Candadian Native site commemorated by Parks Canada.
And our last history lesson is the town of Gitwangak which is still today a native reserve. There is a church there that dates back to 1893. It also has one of the last existing Grand Trunk Pacific railway stations.
Smithers is a town of 6,000 people. the elevation is 1,621 feet.
A few of the men in our group could hardly wait to get in a little golf after such a long time.