Thursday, October 4, 2001
Hello from Prince George, B. C.!
Start time: 0845
Start odometer: 16182
Weather: Foggy morning, 34 F.
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- Had a bit of fog this morning, probably the thickest I have seen on the
- I stopped by the Post Office to send a card. I had a nice
conversation with the lady in the grocery store that shared the Post Office
building. The people I have met in South Hazelton have been very kind,
and I love the way they talk!
- Just up a road was historic Old Hazelton, where I stopped to walk
around town, as well as get pictures of signs describing the history of the
- It was interesting to see the wood that was part of the original
- Just outside of town is the 'Ksan Historical Village, a replica of a Gitskan Indian Village. There are seven communal houses and many totem
poles. A museum with interesting displays is also on site.
- Some of the buildings and totem poles as seen through the fog -
- Here, I am standing next to a totem pole modeled after on of the oldest
found in the region. The original is in a museum in Ottawa. -
- This is Lisa, one of the staff, who offered to take the previous picture -
- The town of Moricetown has an interesting canyon and waterfall on the east
side of town. The local tribes would take advantage of this part of
the river since fish would concentrate in the small area of the falls -
- Just west of Smithers is a gravel (and rock) road to Twin Falls. -
- Many beautiful views are seen along the road, with more snowcapped
mountains and fall colors. -
- I stopped by the
- For Gordon...Remember this aircraft! -
- These pictures are for my friends in Maine, Chris, Norm, and Tom.
You could do some serious fly fishing with this! For size perspective, that
is me standing at the base! -
- I was listening to CBC Radio when they broadcasted a comedy
show. I thought the following joke went with the theme of the previous
Q. What did the fish say when he ran into a cement
(Sorry about that...)
- I continued driving towards the east, and as you can see, had some
wonderful weather. The mountains have given way to rolling hills and
farmland. I found a motel with internet access, and will catch up on
my mail tonight. The clerk suggested dinner at Ric's Grill, across
from the casino in town. It was one of the best dinners of the
trip! Afterwards, a quick trip to the casino was just that - a quick
trip! Change only, and no wins!
- Tomorrow I continue east, possible to Edmonton. Thank you for taking
the time to view the page. Until next time...
Routes traveled today: Ca 16
Hotel: Econo Lodge -
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