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Another site to visit that’s free

Inside Melbourne’s old treasury building was a museum situated within the last free tram stop along Collins Street. For those interested in early European settlement and the gold rush era, there was room after room dedicated to this section of Victoria’s past. Continue reading Another site to visit that’s free

Britannia Beach Mine

Located north of Vancouver on the Sea to Sky Highway, Britannia Beach isn’t the sort of beach you’d actually want to swim at. The place is all about the mine. I decided to explore the tiny site I’d often driven past.   Continue reading Britannia Beach Mine

Day/night owls of Dawson City

Dawson City graveyard
Dawson City graveyard

Dawson City was once a booming gold rush town. I’d visited other gold rush towns: Ballarat, Bendigo, Hill End, Barkerville; but this one oozed natural friendliness. Continue reading Day/night owls of Dawson City