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A nice drive on a road that wasn't torn up with potholes or under construction with patches of gravel. Pete saw one last bear in a hay field! We stayed at Smithers/Par 3 RV park and we did play golf! Cute course and always fun with Chris and ...
... 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.
As we headed towards Port Alberni the rain came belting down, and to my annoyance I noticed that water was leaking into the car again just above the driver’s door, an old and all too familiar problem which our previous Defender had suffered from as well. No wonder the jokers tell you to always
pack wellies if you drive a Defender! And to add insult to injury Defender problems always seem to come in twos as the stalk switch for the park and headlights on ...
... Smithers. We went to the local bottle shop cause thats what we do when Aussies get together and then sat outside and discussed our trips over a few beers and wine. The four of us then went to Boston Pizza for dinner.
We stayed on Tuesday for an extra day of R&R and David arrived he also rides a BMW R1200GSA and is bound for Alaska so again we sat and had a few beers and wine then the 5 of us went for pasta.
I can recommend ...