Tag Archives: British Columbia

20 Years of Exploring

Sometimes a posting comes together quickly.  I’ll get an idea for a topic, throw something up on the screen, and publish within an hour or so.  Other posts take a long time to come to fruition. This is one of … Continue reading

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STST2017: Fort Steele

I’ll bet you thought we were done with the Scratch the Surface Tour 2017, didn’t you?  Well, surprise!  There’s at least one more story to tell… It had been more than thirty years since I had visited Fort Steele, British … Continue reading

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STST2017: Moyie Fire Hall

Back to another quick stop on the Scratch the Surface Tour 2017, this time in Moyie, British Columbia. There are some buildings which have always fascinated me for as long as I can remember.  Back in the early 1980s, my … Continue reading

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STST2017: The Last Spike

Today’s posting will be quite short as the history of the area is already quite well known.  We’re visiting Craigellachie, British Columbia and — more specifically — the location where the Last Spike of the Canadian Pacific Railway was driven … Continue reading

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STST2017: Vancouver Island

While Vancouver Island was our goal for this trip, we actually had very little time on “The Island” itself.  We arrived in Nanaimo in the evening and spent the night with our friend Lila and her husband.  The next day … Continue reading

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