St. George Hotel
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- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking
- Kids activities or Babysitting
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Travel Blogs from Barkerville
... stage coach rides, blacksmiths, theatre productions, Chinatown tours, demonstrations of the Cornish wheel, little shops selling things from that time, and small eating places. It seems a popular school destination and the children go for lessons in the schoolhouse. They also have a little Chinese school where they are taught some Chinese writing and abacus work. You can pan for gold there, and generally immerse yourself in ...
... cap and had to write with my right hand! Later we walked to an old courthouse and listened to the judge talking about his job 130 years ago. One evening we watched a play in the Theater Royal it was about every day life as an inhabitant of Barkerville.
But the highlight of this trip was the Northern Lights we saw one evening after dinner! It was amazing and so surprising! I have never seen something like that before.
... slow day at the site so only some of the interpretation program seemed to in action. However, the walking tours of the town, 'performed' by actors from the theatre, was super. They told the story of life in the town during it's heyday with humour and zest. One of the most facinating exhibits in Barkerville was about the geology of the area and why gold has been found in such quantities.
We wandered through the buildings, shops ...
... there and then come back this evening to camp. The rain did come back on the way but nowhere near as bad and soon stopped later in the afternoon, so we had a few good hours (six in fact) to have a good look round and see a few sketches. Barkerville is a themepark town set back in the 1800's in the middle of the gold rush and quite a fun place. We watched a drunk barristar tell us his ...
... heated up fast and by the time we had had lunch and dried our clothes, the cabin was almost a sauna. I swapped to wear the slightly less cheap and nasty rain pants that Mark was wearing and felt ready to face the world again.
And it was a much drier and more pleasant world. The sun had almost come out and we had a really lovely paddle up along Swan lake and the upper Spectacle lake, seeing a porcupine heading up a tree, brown-orange coloured ...