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Barkerville

 

Barkerville graveyard. Photo courtesy: Ssarjola — Wikimedia Commons

The road from Quesnel to Barkerville was deserted except for a few deer and grazing cattle. I arrived early before the tourist rush to this historic gold rush town with the stench of horses greeting me. Two drysdales pulled a wagon, depositing a trail of manure along the dirt road. Continue reading Barkerville

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