Sandman Inn Smithers
Travel Blogs from Smithers
... added a few pics from other towns...enjoy!
The Lotz’s & The Deeken’s will travel to Glacier National Park, then head East. We will separate somewhere around Illinois. Linda & Larry will go on to Danville to visit with friends and family then on to Florida. We will be going to NY to spend time with our very much missed family and then back home to Florida to reunite with our dear friends.
Looking forward to seeing you all...
... are plenty of travelers, with an area this big in BC, someone is taking a different road.
The gas in in liters which is takes 3.64 to make a gallon, if memory serves me correctly...so far it's been $1.35 a liter. But will be going up to $5+ a gallon in Alaska. So far, I'm averaging 13mpg's. the check engine light came on again today, ugh! But I think it's related to ...
... we saw a large, powerful feline crossing the road ahead of us. We were pretty baffled by this until we got to the hotel in Smithers and saw a postcard with a Cougar on it. We didn't know they had big cats in this part of the World but we do now. Not bad, eh?
Driving on the Yellowhead very quickly became quite a culture shock. I can only equate the sensation to Crocodile Dundee in New York or Tarzan in London. Yes, we think of ourselves now in that category! The shock ...
... the glacier, but it started to rain so I went back to the van. They supposedly cascade some 550 feet. Maybe next time!
A lot of positives today, only negative "they are right about the mosquitoes and as you may not know, they do just love the taste of my blood.
Well tomorrow it’s on to Terrace, BC, just hope I see some steady sunlight.
Do You Know
What town purports to be the geological center of Brtish Columbia?
... even the Canadians seem to recognize BC as the most costly province in Canada.
We left the next day and with unerring accuracy out came the sun as we retraced our route back through Port Alberni to Courtenay for the BC Ferry service to Powell River back on the mainland.
We got an e-mail from Chris & Janet about meeting them at Kitwanga inland from Prince Rupert on 1st June which was fine with us. We sent e-mails to other overland friends living in ...