Sandman Inn Smithers
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- Meeting rooms/conference facilities
- Free High-Speed Internet
- High-speed internet in room (free)
- Breakfast Available
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Thursday, September 4th - Travel from Stewart BC to Smithers BC - Day 59 of Caravan
212 miles to go today. The day's highlights and scenery varied from glaciers, rivers, First Nation
communities and suspended bridges. The roads and weather couldn't have been nicer.
... we first popped by the Visitors' Centre to get an idea of the town.This is how we found out about Perimeter Trail. Also the rep at the centre confirmed that Aspen River House would be a great place to stay and she wasn't wrong. It looked like a huge well kept chalet when we drove by it as we rolled into town. It definitely feels like the owners put some love ...
... 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 ...
... Pickup and pulling a 35ft. fifth wheel trailer. Go Figure!
I spent time in Smithers, neat little town. Fancies itself as a little Switzerland. Basically most of businesses are along Hwy 16, but the downtown area with the banners and all did add to the overall great impression.
I am parked at a RV Campground and if it weren’t so overcast would be able to take a shot of the A liner with the glacier in the ...
... but they didn’t appear whilst we were there. Maybe the damp, rainy weather kept them away.
Ucluelet is a pleasant and unhurried little town with an attractive old survey ship, the “Canadian Princess”, moored permanently alongside a jetty as a pub, restaurant and small hotel. We asked about fishing licences at the nearby info office and were told that surprisingly one needs licences for both sea and fresh water fishing. Both were surprisingly expensive too ...