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Jun 25, 2015 - Sintich RV Park

We got to the park early. We had a misunderstanding with the wagonmaster. When he says staff will park you he meant the Caravan staff. We got our spot as we were the first unit there and got set up. Others started to show up and they got parked and set up. We had a wagonmaster meeting and he still did not give a definitive answer on staff. Shirley did a load of laundry before we had our wagonmaster meeting. The park had hit and miss wifi and 28 channel cable. The only good thing was we had a pull-through site. Took Shirley out for a late...

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Alaska

Jun 22, 2015 - Prince George, BC

At first light we headed out on the Maligne Lake Road. We spotted a young buck deer in velvet dinning on Indian paintbrush, a moose and a black bear with two cubs. The black bear had placed her cubs up a very tall tree, at least forty feet in the air. After returning to camp we got the camper ready for travel and we headed off for Prince George, BC. We saw several bears on the way and the usual beautiful scenery.

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Jun 13, 2015 - Prince George, British Columbia

After we left the park and filled the motor home with gas it was 7:45 AM. Gas was $1.22 a liter. We purchased 81 liters for $100 Canadian dollars. Note: $1.25 Canadian = $1 US dollar. It was 53 degrees, sunny and clear but cool. Cache Creek is farming/agricultural community with irrigation. Obviously they don't have a shortage of water. These are a few towns we passed through today: Clinton - a cute little historic town, originally a stopping place at the junction of 2 roads leading to the goldfields. 100 Mile House - a larger town with...

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Perkins Alaska Trip

Apr 20, 2015 - We are home

17 April We left the farm near Battleford around 8:30 and stopped to see the house Glenn is building. Had to see this house that will have 52 windows. The front of he house is facing north and is pretty much all windows, the view is looking at bush. The plan was to drive to Edson and stay the night. WE checked out a few places near Edmonton but most of them were closed. Edson is about half way and we are hoping we will find an RV park that will be open. As we are getting closer to Edson we see a road sign indicting a golf course with an RV...

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2015 trip

Mar 1, 2015 - Staying in Prince George this winter - our home town

We are still in PG after wintering quite well here this year. Dinner at the Keg - Valentines Day, with some friends, Kevin and April Feb 14 - It was warm enough to wander around down-town at 9 pm during the Winter Games. We ended up at the Civic Center Plaza an Listened to this band Dear Rouge and Alan Doyle was here who was the most popular of the whole winter games. The streets were abundantly filled with joyful people, from the games and local residents.

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Aug 11, 2014 - Prince George, BC, Canada

Hello Everyone, Today our small band of friends traveled south from Dawson Creek to Prince George, BC, Canada. We (Charlie & Jeannie, Charlie & Patti, Denny & Claire) spent our first night boondocking in a Walmart, and were met by another of our Alaska Tour friends from New Zealand, Phil & Marit Shaw! While in the Walmart parking lot, Phil & Charlie had a great time throwing a Frisbee around followed by Movie Night at Phil & Marit’s trailer! The next day we caravanned to a local campground to stay the night and replenish our tanks. This was...

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Aug 9, 2014 - Prince George, BC

Another travel day from Telkwa to Prince George, BC. The landscape has changed from mountains to rolling hills, most of them covered with hay slugs, the big rolls of hay. I don’t know what or who uses all that hay, but it must be something. We saw a deer who jumped right in front of us. Larry had to apply the brakes pretty hard, and we avoided him. Another came out of the woods behind us and Larry saw it in his rear view mirror. That’s it for the wildlife from us. I don’t know how people keep seeing moose and bear and all these things.

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Alaska Trip

Jul 21, 2014 - Prince George, BC

Mon, July 21: Leaving Jasper this morning for Prince George to meet up with Patty & Steve, Susie's sister & brother-in-law from Oregon. They'll be joining us for the trip. We have sunny skies & cooler weather. If I had to guess, it's about 45 this morning. It's 235 miles to Prince George & the guys have been splitting up the driving, which has been nice for them both. It's a pretty drive and there are wild flowers EVERYWHERE!! With the variety of wildflowers against the cedars & Birch, and the mountains in the background...it just doesn't...

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May 30, 2014 - Provincial Park Camping

Hello from up north. Sorry I haven't blogged but we have been roughing it in Canadian provincial parks with Mike Stinnett. We left Kelowna Thursday morning. It was overcast but nothing to the storms we encountered later in the day. Remember Tom's 65 birthday party? The hail was just as bad. In fact I almost broke into a verse of "happy birthday" but was too scared. The picture attached doesn't do the time justice. However, just know that all the white places are actually hail and I took the picture out the window. We were supposed to camp...

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Apr 24, 2014 - Into Canada

4-24-14 Was awake several times in the night because of the rain. I normally like the sound of rain on the RV….unless I am anticipating working in it soon. I finally was up a 6AM when the rain slacked off a bit. Did some final housekeeping, dumped all the water, turned off all the appliances, so I’m ready to put it to the Winnebago to bed for the summer. The gatekeeper for the storage area isn’t available till 9AM so I went to a local Starbucks and watched it rain…..hard. I went back to the KOA for the 9AM storage date. It was still raining...

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Sep 27, 2013 - Lay day

Just a day at home sort of day. It is cold and wet. We went to shops to help sort our phone and that's all done. This phone will be the death of me. Anyway all done now and works well with data and calls to be made. Makes us feel civilised again. And I can use it for wi fi so won't be so dependant on parks that have it. Mike got parts for our awning and had the truck checked over as he thought it was making a strange noise in the suspension. They told him it was most likely the tyres and to rotate them. He has spent a few hours doing this...

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Sep 16, 2013 - On to Prince George

Mon Sep 16 We had a thunderstorm last night, our first in quite some time. There was little traffic noise here but we did have train traffic. Still a good place to spend a night and the price was right! As we moved down the Yellowhead today the scenery was pleasant but quite unremarkable compared to our past few months. There are quite a number of lakes along the route and some large ones too. It looks like a vacation area and would probably be a nice place to spend time in the summer. The number of logging, farming and ranching operations...

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