Travel Blogs from Lillooet
... out that it was wrong. We asked folk how Xaxli'p was pronounced. It is 'Hoc-leep' with the Hoc part very soft. Not so much HOCK, but more Hah-kleep.
It was very interesting to have the opportunity to see two different bands, but of the same nation--the St'at'mic, in as many days. The St'at'mic Nation is made of 6 different bands. I wondered if there would be differences between the two bands we were seeing. Sure enough, there were ...
... Catholic, to 'tame' the wild Natives and assimilate them to the superior English ways. These schools were backed by the government of Canada and attendance was made compulsory. Children were taken from their families, sometimes forcibly, and made to board at these schools far away from their families. There are widespread reports of physical, emotional, and sexual abuse that occurred at these schools. The most depraved of all looks a lot like the ...
... psychologists. This ride is 3.5 hours one way to Kamloops, B.C. where there is one optometrist that will see them. They cannot use the medical van for an eye or dental appointment alone. Someone else with that medical referral must be going. Individuals are welcome to drive themselves, but the number of people without cars was very large. Catching rides with others was hugely popular. Even our liaison, Angela, went ...
... his niceness. We also purchased some luke-cold beer and headed for the room. It was HOT in the room but upon checking in with Chuck he gave us a key and said "head for your room and turn on the A/C, then come back and check in". Thanks Chuck!
The room was small but the bed was excellent and the shower was as good as you can hope for in the middle of nowhere. We were happy!
We grabbed the "cold" beers and a cigar and headed ...
... green. We stopped in Princeton to buy some grog, food and a Tootsie Bar. The town wasn't very big and we didn't stay long. We continued onto EC Manning Provincial Park and after we couldn't find the Lightning Lake campground, we ended up staying at the Coldspring Campground. We set up at paid the princely sum of $21 for the site and went to do the 50 minute canyon walk. Disappointingly the canyon was shorter than expected and took just over half ...
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking
- Pets allowed