Category Archives: British Columbia

Olympic Peninsula

Washington’s Olympic Peninsula is a world all its own.  “Discovered” by Spaniard Juan de Fuca in the 16th century it is the northwestern most place in the continental United States.  It has hundreds of miles of coastline from Puget Sound … Continue reading

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Seattle Cruise

As former vendors to Royal Caribbean Cruise Lines we have always loved traveling by ship. Going into 2016 we had travel points on RCCL that we had to use or lose.  We had enough for a 4 or 5 night … Continue reading

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Trains of the Canadian Rockies

While not our prime reason to go north to the Canadian Rockies, trains turned out to be a big part of the story.  Canadian National and Canadian Pacific operate transcontinental lines thru the rockies.  The Rocky Mountaineer luxury passenger train … Continue reading

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Canadian Rockies Tour – Kootenay and Banff National Parks

The Canadian Rockies have been on our bucket list for some time.  Many RVers include Banff and Jasper on their Alaska itinerary but we chose to make it a separate trip to give us more time in this beautiful area. … Continue reading

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Canadian Rockies Tour – Wildlife

Wildlife in the Canadian Rockies deserves its own post.  We saw more wildlife in 3 weeks than we saw in 2 months in Alaska.  It all started on our way to Canada when we stayed a few days near Newport … Continue reading

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Leaving Alaska Heading South – The Return Trip

Returning to the outside, the lower 48 of the USA. After another doctor’s appointment Dianne was cleared to travel south on August 19th. We pulled out of the RV park in Wasilla and headed northeast on the Glenn highway out … Continue reading

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Summit Lake and Liard Hot Springs

The Alaska Highway took us through a good part of northeast British Columbia.  Starting at Dawson Creek the landscape was prairie like but soon we entered an area known as the Northern Rocky Mountains.  Fort Nelson has a wonderful visitor … Continue reading

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