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8/17/2015 Legislative Assembly, Yellowknife, Northwest Territories, Canada - This place equivalent state capitol of the Northwest Territories. Main building is rounding and rooms are rounding also. 9 different launguages + 2 official English and French, total 11 languages to use in this terrirories.
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8/17/2015 Prince of Wales Northern Heritage Centre, Yellowknife, Northwest Territories, Canada - The sign indicate Yellowknife Museum for this center. There are few rooms and display nicely for each rooms/categories. There is a room for the sandstone curving art display, it is beautirul art works.
Go Top     
8/17/2015 Prelude Lake Territorial Park, Northwest Territories, Canada - I have hiked Prelude Lake Natural Trail, about 2 miles. Mainly hike up/down on the granite rocks, which surprisingly not sliprely. It is beautirul hiking trail, the signs are all over and nice lakes view.
Go Top     
8/16-18/2015 Yellowknife, Northwest Territories, Canada - This is the norther most town I am visiting for this trip. A large black bear at the roadside welcome me. The bridge is only couple years old. Population 20,000 and most stores are closed on Sunday, parking problem is a major headack in this town. Main industory is the diamond mine. The house price is sky high.
Go Top     
8/16/2015 Lady Evelyn Falls Territorial Park, Northwest Territories, Canada - The waterfalls are wide and powerfull waterfalls, I saw rainbow. We view the waterfalls from the top, however I have hike down to the bottom of the waterfalls to take photos.
Go Top     
8/16/2015 McNallie Creek Territorial Park, Northwest Territories, Canada - This place is located roadside of highway #1. It is small but beautiful waterfalls, 17 m tall. There are few picnic tables to family to enjoy.
Go Top     
8/15/2015 Hay River, Northwest Territories, Canada - I made it to Northwest Territories. This is the town of Hay River that the same name to the river name. Many people's photo in one side of town that the residents who passed the way. I have enjoyed at the Hay River Territorial Park beach on south shore of the Great Slave Lake.
Go Top     
8/15/2015 Twin Falls, Northwest Territories, Canada - One waterfalls called Alexandra Falls that massive water falls wide watrfalls. The color was between white and brown and between. Another one called Louise Falls that shape just like someone cutted. It is shorter but good size waterfalls, view from the top.
Go Top     
8/14/2015 La Crete Ferry, Alberta, Canada - The ferry is twin hulled steel, propulsion driven, a means ferry part is center of the on the two boats, when boats move, ferry moves side way. It is on the Peace River and ferry is free of charge.
Go Top     
8/14/2015 Mackenzie Highway, Grimshaw, Alberta, Canada - The Mackenzie Highway runs from this "0" (zero) mark that located in the town of Grimshaw. This town population is about 2,500 and very quiet town.
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8/13/2015 Chetwynd, British Columbia, Canada - By the visitor center, there are so many beautiful wooden curved art products. They have annual wood curving contest, and wood curved art products are spreading all over the town. If I have a chance at next time, I'll walk entire town to see all art work.
Go Top     
8/13/2015 Bijoux Falls Provincial Park, British Columbia, Canada - It is beautiful waterfalls, and located highway 97 roadside, which northeast of town of the Mackenzie. There were many dark blue and black colored birds between parking lot and waterfalls.
Go Top     
8/13/2015 Mackenzie, British Columbia, Canada - 1966 instant town Mackenzie was born created lumber company for their employees. The company created houses for 500 employees family just one year or so. The town is celebrating the 50 years anniversary. Current population is about 4,000.
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8/12/2015 Tree Crasher Park, Mackenzie, British Columbia, Canada - The tree crasher was world largest tree crasher one time and use it for land clearing to make houses in the town of Mackenzie. It is located entrance of the town of Mackenzie and roadside.
Go Top     
8/12/2015 Cottonwood Island Park, Prince Gorge, British Columbia, Canada - Curved part of live tree, art work by Elmer Gunderson, native of Prince Gorge. It was fun to finding his art work on the nice trail, I really enjoyed it.
Go Top     
8/11/2015 Pinnacles Provincial Park, British Columbia, Canada (6 miles) - The pinnacle place was too close to parking lot that caused I missed and follow the trail that took me to different place, I have turn back at the "No Tresspass" sign. The Pinnacles are located by the chain fence and we view it from the top.
Go Top     
8/10/2015 Seton Dam, British Columbia, Canada - BC hydro company provide free campgrounds and recreational areas through out British Columbia. At this Seton Dam, there is campground, boat deck, picnic area, and nice fishing site near the dam and by the lake.
Go Top     
8/5-10/2015 Pemberton 2015, British Columbia, Canada - I spent few days with my daughter's family. My grandsons are so active, bearly keep up with them. There are so many kids gathered to celebrate Kale's birthday, it was fun to watch many kids in one place.
Go Top     
8/4/2015 Sand Sculpting, Parkville, British Columbia, Canada - It was Canadian Open Sand Sculpting Competition & Exhibition World Championship. Participants spent 30 hrs over 4 days to complete it with just sand and water. It is amazing to see that made with sand.
Go Top     
8/1-8/3/2015 Victoria 2015 - Hard to keep up three active grandsons, two from my daughter and one from my niece. We stay my niece's house in Victoria and had so much funs in short period of time, such as Train ride, Water Taxi ride and play in the beach.
Go Top     
7/31/2015 Harrison Hot Springs, British Columbia, Canada - It is located south side of the large Harrions Lake, and popular place by hot springs and lake activities. It is my second visit to soak in the public pool.
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7/30/2015 Kootney Lake, British Columbia, Canada - The lake is large in size and free ferry is available at north side of the lake, there are many large lumber trucks on the road and on the ferry too. It was nice 1/2 hr ride free ferry.
Go Top     
7/30/2015 Glass House, Sanca, British Columbia, Canada - This house has very nice lake view, the owner spent 2 years to built this house with 600,000 bottles, still family owned it and using this house for vacation. It is located East side of the Kooteney Lake by the highway 3A.
Go Top     
7/27/2015 Lussier River Hot Springs, BC, Canada - This wild hot springs is located near the Whiteswan Lake Provintial Park. When I got ther at 4 pm on Monday, there were so many people, see top row photos, however I got next day 8 am, no one there, bottom row photos. If no-one there, it is very nice hot springs.
Go Top     
7/27/2015 Fort Steele Heritage Town, BC, Canada - This is located highway 93 and 95, and fort and town are in one place to preserve the original condition. It was couple times in booming town by gold rush near by and silver, lead and coal near by, but after that town was declined.
Go Top     
7/27/2015 World Largest Truck, Sparwood, BC, Canada - It is located the visitor center of the town of the Sparwood. It is a large truck, when buy it cost about $5,000,000 and all parts are customer-made, which means not cheap.
Go Top     
7/27/2015 Frank Slide, Alberta, Canada - The highest mountain part is gone, see second photo from left. Year of 1903, rock slide destroyed parts of Frank Town and lost about 100 people. Geologist is expecting some more rock slide in future in this area.
Go Top     
7/26/2015 Blakiston Falls, Waterton Lake NP, Alberta, Canada (1.2 miles) - Two waterfalls overview points by the waterfalls. This is easy hike even small kid can enjoy this short hike. The trail is well maintained.
Go Top     
7/25/2015 Bartha Lake, Waterton Lake NP, Alberta, Canada (7.5 miles) - It is popularplace by so many people on the trail because beautiful waterfalls and lake views. There were many not only hikes, I heared many different laungages. The Bridal Veil Waterfall is the best in this hike.
Go Top     
7/24/2015 Crandell Lake, Waterton Lake NP, Alberta, Canada (2.6 miles) - My legs were very tired from last two days hikes, so that I picked easy hike today. The trail was not much different than other hike but it was shorter hike. There are two mountains that side by side at the Crandell Lake, nice lake.
Go Top     
7/23/2015 Crypt Lake, Waterton Lake NP, Alberta, Canada (11 miles) - Ride the boat to get to the trailhead. The boat capacity was 125 and ticket was sold out. Mountains and waterfalls views are enjoyable, addition to steep trail, radder to get up to go through the natural tunnel that was fun hike.
Go Top     
7/22/2015 Goat Lake, Waterton Lakes National Park, Alberta, Canada (8.8 miles) - Weather was just perfect for hiking today. There are nice view of mountains, cascade waterfalls and pretty wildflowers were everywhere. The Goat Lake wonderful place to be.
Go Top     
7/22/2015 Waterton Lake National Park, Alberta, Canada - There was large forestfire in the Glacia National Park, Montana, and spreading very quickly. I was not planning to go to Canada but that only option I had at that time. It is my second visit to the Waterton Lake NP, and it is a beautiful place.
Go Top     
7/21/2015 Fort Benton, Montana - The town of Fort Benton is the birthplace of Montana. The river mile "0", zero, that located in the town. Many people start to flouting Missouri River from this mile zero point. Lewis and Clark were in this town more than onece. Full of history in this town.
Go Top     
7/20/2015 Eagle Creek, White Cliff, Montana (9 miles) - The Eagle Creek is the most beautiful part of the White Cliff that a ranger said. So that I got a permit from the land owner to hike to the Eagle Creek. I hiked mainly middle of the farmer field and suddenly white rocks showed up. It is beautiful white rock formation that match with Missouri River.
Go Top     
7/20/2015 Virgelle Ferry, Montana - It is a small ferry, only carry one or two cars, and short distance to cross the Missouri River. It is diesel-driven cable ferry operated by Chouteau County.
Go Top     
7/19/2015 Upper Missouri River Breaks, Montana - The Coal Banks Landing and Camping Site is a popular place to start or stop by from the canoeing or kayacking to campout. I saw a meetup group, YMCA group, high scool group and few indivisula groups. They will float on the Missouri River for least three days.
Go Top     
7/19/2015 White Cliff, Montana - White Cliff is a beautiful white rock formations and large area by the Missouri River. The best way to explore the White Cliff is ride a boat, canoe or kayac. Today I have hiked in the private property with owner's permission that a small portion of the White Cliff, but I really enjoyed it.
Go Top     

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8/17/2015 Prince of Wales Northern Heritage Centre, Yellowknife, Northwest Territories, Canada - The sign indicate Yellowknife Museum for this center. There are few rooms and display nicely for each rooms/categories. There is a room for the sandstone curving art display, it is beautirul art works.
Go Top     
8/17/2015 Prelude Lake Territorial Park, Northwest Territories, Canada - I have hiked Prelude Lake Natural Trail, about 2 miles. Mainly hike up/down on the granite rocks, which surprisingly not sliprely. It is beautirul hiking trail, the signs are all over and nice lakes view.
Go Top     
8/16-18/2015 Yellowknife, Northwest Territories, Canada - This is the norther most town I am visiting for this trip. A large black bear at the roadside welcome me. The bridge is only couple years old. Population 20,000 and most stores are closed on Sunday, parking problem is a major headack in this town. Main industory is the diamond mine. The house price is sky high.
Go Top     
8/16/2015 Lady Evelyn Falls Territorial Park, Northwest Territories, Canada - The waterfalls are wide and powerfull waterfalls, I saw rainbow. We view the waterfalls from the top, however I have hike down to the bottom of the waterfalls to take photos.
Go Top     
8/16/2015 McNallie Creek Territorial Park, Northwest Territories, Canada - This place is located roadside of highway #1. It is small but beautiful waterfalls, 17 m tall. There are few picnic tables to family to enjoy.
Go Top     
8/15/2015 Hay River, Northwest Territories, Canada - I made it to Northwest Territories. This is the town of Hay River that the same name to the river name. Many people's photo in one side of town that the residents who passed the way. I have enjoyed at the Hay River Territorial Park beach on south shore of the Great Slave Lake.
Go Top     
8/15/2015 Twin Falls, Northwest Territories, Canada - One waterfalls called Alexandra Falls that massive water falls wide watrfalls. The color was between white and brown and between. Another one called Louise Falls that shape just like someone cutted. It is shorter but good size waterfalls, view from the top.
Go Top     
8/14/2015 La Crete Ferry, Alberta, Canada - The ferry is twin hulled steel, propulsion driven, a means ferry part is center of the on the two boats, when boats move, ferry moves side way. It is on the Peace River and ferry is free of charge.
Go Top     
8/14/2015 Mackenzie Highway, Grimshaw, Alberta, Canada - The Mackenzie Highway runs from this "0" (zero) mark that located in the town of Grimshaw. This town population is about 2,500 and very quiet town.
Go Top     
8/13/2015 Chetwynd, British Columbia, Canada - By the visitor center, there are so many beautiful wooden curved art products. They have annual wood curving contest, and wood curved art products are spreading all over the town. If I have a chance at next time, I'll walk entire town to see all art work.
Go Top     
8/13/2015 Bijoux Falls Provincial Park, British Columbia, Canada - It is beautiful waterfalls, and located highway 97 roadside, which northeast of town of the Mackenzie. There were many dark blue and black colored birds between parking lot and waterfalls.
Go Top     
8/13/2015 Mackenzie, British Columbia, Canada - 1966 instant town Mackenzie was born created lumber company for their employees. The company created houses for 500 employees family just one year or so. The town is celebrating the 50 years anniversary. Current population is about 4,000.
Go Top     
8/12/2015 Tree Crasher Park, Mackenzie, British Columbia, Canada - The tree crasher was world largest tree crasher one time and use it for land clearing to make houses in the town of Mackenzie. It is located entrance of the town of Mackenzie and roadside.
Go Top     
8/12/2015 Cottonwood Island Park, Prince Gorge, British Columbia, Canada - Curved part of live tree, art work by Elmer Gunderson, native of Prince Gorge. It was fun to finding his art work on the nice trail, I really enjoyed it.
Go Top     
8/11/2015 Pinnacles Provincial Park, British Columbia, Canada (6 miles) - The pinnacle place was too close to parking lot that caused I missed and follow the trail that took me to different place, I have turn back at the "No Tresspass" sign. The Pinnacles are located by the chain fence and we view it from the top.
Go Top     
8/10/2015 Seton Dam, British Columbia, Canada - BC hydro company provide free campgrounds and recreational areas through out British Columbia. At this Seton Dam, there is campground, boat deck, picnic area, and nice fishing site near the dam and by the lake.
Go Top     
8/5-10/2015 Pemberton 2015, British Columbia, Canada - I spent few days with my daughter's family. My grandsons are so active, bearly keep up with them. There are so many kids gathered to celebrate Kale's birthday, it was fun to watch many kids in one place.
Go Top     
8/4/2015 Sand Sculpting, Parkville, British Columbia, Canada - It was Canadian Open Sand Sculpting Competition & Exhibition World Championship. Participants spent 30 hrs over 4 days to complete it with just sand and water. It is amazing to see that made with sand.
Go Top     
8/1-8/3/2015 Victoria 2015 - Hard to keep up three active grandsons, two from my daughter and one from my niece. We stay my niece's house in Victoria and had so much funs in short period of time, such as Train ride, Water Taxi ride and play in the beach.
Go Top     
7/31/2015 Harrison Hot Springs, British Columbia, Canada - It is located south side of the large Harrions Lake, and popular place by hot springs and lake activities. It is my second visit to soak in the public pool.
Go Top     
7/30/2015 Kootney Lake, British Columbia, Canada - The lake is large in size and free ferry is available at north side of the lake, there are many large lumber trucks on the road and on the ferry too. It was nice 1/2 hr ride free ferry.
Go Top     
7/30/2015 Glass House, Sanca, British Columbia, Canada - This house has very nice lake view, the owner spent 2 years to built this house with 600,000 bottles, still family owned it and using this house for vacation. It is located East side of the Kooteney Lake by the highway 3A.
Go Top     
7/27/2015 Lussier River Hot Springs, BC, Canada - This wild hot springs is located near the Whiteswan Lake Provintial Park. When I got ther at 4 pm on Monday, there were so many people, see top row photos, however I got next day 8 am, no one there, bottom row photos. If no-one there, it is very nice hot springs.
Go Top     
7/27/2015 Fort Steele Heritage Town, BC, Canada - This is located highway 93 and 95, and fort and town are in one place to preserve the original condition. It was couple times in booming town by gold rush near by and silver, lead and coal near by, but after that town was declined.
Go Top     
7/27/2015 World Largest Truck, Sparwood, BC, Canada - It is located the visitor center of the town of the Sparwood. It is a large truck, when buy it cost about $5,000,000 and all parts are customer-made, which means not cheap.
Go Top     
7/27/2015 Frank Slide, Alberta, Canada - The highest mountain part is gone, see second photo from left. Year of 1903, rock slide destroyed parts of Frank Town and lost about 100 people. Geologist is expecting some more rock slide in future in this area.
Go Top     
7/26/2015 Blakiston Falls, Waterton Lake NP, Alberta, Canada (1.2 miles) - Two waterfalls overview points by the waterfalls. This is easy hike even small kid can enjoy this short hike. The trail is well maintained.
Go Top     
7/25/2015 Bartha Lake, Waterton Lake NP, Alberta, Canada (7.5 miles) - It is popularplace by so many people on the trail because beautiful waterfalls and lake views. There were many not only hikes, I heared many different laungages. The Bridal Veil Waterfall is the best in this hike.
Go Top     
7/24/2015 Crandell Lake, Waterton Lake NP, Alberta, Canada (2.6 miles) - My legs were very tired from last two days hikes, so that I picked easy hike today. The trail was not much different than other hike but it was shorter hike. There are two mountains that side by side at the Crandell Lake, nice lake.
Go Top     
7/23/2015 Crypt Lake, Waterton Lake NP, Alberta, Canada (11 miles) - Ride the boat to get to the trailhead. The boat capacity was 125 and ticket was sold out. Mountains and waterfalls views are enjoyable, addition to steep trail, radder to get up to go through the natural tunnel that was fun hike.
Go Top     
7/22/2015 Goat Lake, Waterton Lakes National Park, Alberta, Canada (8.8 miles) - Weather was just perfect for hiking today. There are nice view of mountains, cascade waterfalls and pretty wildflowers were everywhere. The Goat Lake wonderful place to be.
Go Top     
7/22/2015 Waterton Lake National Park, Alberta, Canada - There was large forestfire in the Glacia National Park, Montana, and spreading very quickly. I was not planning to go to Canada but that only option I had at that time. It is my second visit to the Waterton Lake NP, and it is a beautiful place.
Go Top     
7/21/2015 Fort Benton, Montana - The town of Fort Benton is the birthplace of Montana. The river mile "0", zero, that located in the town. Many people start to flouting Missouri River from this mile zero point. Lewis and Clark were in this town more than onece. Full of history in this town.
Go Top     
7/20/2015 Eagle Creek, White Cliff, Montana (9 miles) - The Eagle Creek is the most beautiful part of the White Cliff that a ranger said. So that I got a permit from the land owner to hike to the Eagle Creek. I hiked mainly middle of the farmer field and suddenly white rocks showed up. It is beautiful white rock formation that match with Missouri River.
Go Top     
7/20/2015 Virgelle Ferry, Montana - It is a small ferry, only carry one or two cars, and short distance to cross the Missouri River. It is diesel-driven cable ferry operated by Chouteau County.
Go Top     
7/19/2015 Upper Missouri River Breaks, Montana - The Coal Banks Landing and Camping Site is a popular place to start or stop by from the canoeing or kayacking to campout. I saw a meetup group, YMCA group, high scool group and few indivisula groups. They will float on the Missouri River for least three days.
Go Top     
7/19/2015 White Cliff, Montana - White Cliff is a beautiful white rock formations and large area by the Missouri River. The best way to explore the White Cliff is ride a boat, canoe or kayac. Today I have hiked in the private property with owner's permission that a small portion of the White Cliff, but I really enjoyed it.
Go Top     

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