Lakeview Inns & Suites Fort Nelson
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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 ...
... people working hard in the fields
I got very scared about the traffic when we got to Fort Nelson. It was around 5:00 and traffic seemed like Colonial Drive in Orlando. I was thinking I sure hope it is not like this all the way to Alaska. Thankfully it was just in the industrial part of town.
Vern got a boo boo! It will probably not be the last.
Animal siting: 1 juvenile moose and 1 black ...
... has been a fixture on the Alaska Highway since the 1940's. Known for it's collection of hats, stapled to the ceiling, count as of today, 9,047. Great buffalo burger and cinnamon roll!! Continued onto Liard Hot Springs, passed beautiful Muncho Lake, Rainy evening, watched Game of Thrones with the Devoe's and Basler's. ...
... for a show on northern lights. Stopped by the Sign Post Forest to put up our sign I made back home. There are over 70.000 signs here. Got back to camp at around 10pm. The sun was still up so me and Jamie headed to the lake to do some fishing. No fish and I didn't hook myself this time. It doesn't get dark anymore. Got to bed around ...
... an extra. It was raining and I put on my coveralls and rubber boots. At first I thought I had forgotten the special tool needed, but I found it in a baggie in my tool box. After dousing myself with gas and mud, I got the filter installed and got back on the road, Say hallelujah, it was the filter, mission accomplished
We stopped for the night at Testa Outfitters. This was one funky little lodge and RV park. They only had 15 amp hookups ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Fitness/Health center