Travel Blogs from Prince Rupert
Smithers was indeed a pleasant surprise…. So much so that Colleen thinks her daughter should get a job teaching there to provide an excuse to come back.
There are a number of waterfalls in the area. We all chose to walk up to Twin Falls...good choice. Bit of an uphill slog leads up to glacier fed mists of rushing water pounding down to …
Our early morning start to catch the 7.15am flight from Vancouver to Port Hardy at the northern tip of Vancouver Island got off earlier than expected with a fire alarm at 2.30am at the hotel. As we were on the 17th floor we were a bit anxious until a message announced it was a false alarm. After a couple of hours' sleep our own alarm woke us at 4. …
It was a hot sunny day today. We had a relaxing start, no big plans for the day. By about 11:00 we headed for Port Edward and went to the historic cannery. It was a nice short drive. We stopped at a viewpoint along hwy 16 to take some photos. Very pretty reflections in the water. The water level changes with the tides which we are not used to in Alberta! We are hoping the tide will be in when we go ...
... him and we met Niels & Nina from Denmark.
Later we had fun playing on some horse races (we won $8 once) and some Bingo hosted by the ship's crew. It was formal night for dinner and we went to the Bordeaux dining room. Dinner was filet medallions for me and tiger prawns for Errol, and we shared a bottle of wine, saving half of it for another night (blasphemy!). After dinner, we enjoyed a comedy ...
... BC lumber for my next project. I took a picture of the long line of lumber . . . looking out the half door!
More later . . .
We passed many scenic views out the windows . . . some I photographed from the window at our seats . . . and some I was able to shoot through the open half doors between the cars . . . one had to take turns with fellow passengers . . . but I got some good shots to post.
I saw one eagle standing on a rock near the ...
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