Travel Blogs from Prince Rupert
Saturday . 4pm rise and shine And all aboard the ferry to Prince Rupert near the Alaskan border. We travelled in a traditional school bus from hotel to terminal, quite a novelty. Easy boarding but unfortunately the fog as yet to burn off so limited visibility, time to catch a bite to eat and a few extra zzzds . We caught a couple of glimpses of …
... the lake, where there is a replica of the first Hudson Bay trading Post from the 19th century. We next came to Fraser Lake, and lastly Burns Lake. Our next stop was in Houston! We had to take some photos here and visit the information center. We got to see the world's largest fly rod. The two best known salmon streams (Morice and Bulkley) unite between Houston and Twelka ( meeting of the water). The largest town in the Bulkley Valley is Smithers, ...
... was next and we lost 4 out of 4 games. :((. We had fun trying though. Next on our agenda was watching 2 of the kitchen staffers use vegetables & fruits for arrangements--see photos. They did all of these "sculptures" in about 30 minutes.
We attempted to go watch a movie outside under the stars but it wasn't open due to the high winds and rough seas. I about lost my neck scarf and Ashley's shoe just about blew off her foot!
By this time we were ...
... next stop was at Gitanyow Village to see the Totem Poles. What a hole!! The totem poles were ok, but the little town which later found out was a reserve for the First Nations was a complete dump! Rubbish and **** everywhere, reminded us on flaxmere and camberly. We drove up the road to look at the different type of Salmon that were swimming up the Kitwanga River. At the end of the Cassiar Highway we turned onto the Yellowhead trail heading to Prince Rupert. We passed through ...
... Rupert, then the ceiling dropped quite a bit . . . enough to take some pictures of clouds hanging on the mountains.
We made the trek back on the road to the cannery . . . to photograph some bell-type flowers . . . and the real reason . . . visit the clean rest rooms!!
We got into Prince Rupert about 1:00 . . . I got our room . . . and this is the place with the musty odor and hot rooms . . . well, maybe because of the whining/complaining? . . . ...
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TravelPod Member ReviewsCrest Hotel Prince Rupert
A flying visit but very comfortable room and facilities. Friendly staff.
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