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Navigating the Tumbler Ridge Geopark

With landscapes of geological significance, Tumbler Ridge was the only Geopark in Western Canada. My itinerary changes presented me with the opportunity to explore this fascinating terrain. But since it wasn’t part of my original plan, how do I navigate through the area with absolutely zero knowledge prior? My not-so-good luck (see previous episodes regarding…

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What to do in Bella Coola other than fishing?

After a long trip through the Cariboo and Chilcotin, we arrived at the heart of British Columbia’s Great Bear Rainforest – Bella Coola. At the end of Highway 20 – the only road access to the BC central west coast, this beautiful fishing destination offers an exceptional combination of wild forest, sheer-sided granite mountains, and…

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Desert Canyon & Central BC Cariboo Overlanding

Overlanding the road less travelled – a solo exploration of the changing central BC terrains in the best season – autumn. Camping among the sand dunes in Farwell Canyon. Blown away by the scenery on top of the bluff at Chilko lake. The adventure stretches west from the Fraser River all the way to the…

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Camping & Paddle Board on a Lake

BC entered into historical high temperature this weekend. There’s no better place to be than finding a lake to dip in! When the temperature was cool, we complain about rain. When summer finally comes in full swing, we complain about the heat. Human is truly a difficult species to satisfy.But right now at this moment,…

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How to find campsites and trails in BC?

“How do I find campsites? Where can I go with this?” These are the biggest quesion marks in my head when I first climbed into Karma Campervan‘s Ford Transit. My Land Cruiser has been on slow repair progress. So far we got the speedo issue and AC fixed. The suspension and axle related repair is…

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The Truth of Living In A Car

Being on the road, I had soon learnt to be resourceful and flexible. Maxtraxs are not only for recovery. Days are not always perfect.I want to show you the most authentic version of life on the road—even the less colourful ones. The social media boom had glorified many things, alternative living being one of them.…

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BC Ghost Town – Gold Bridge & Bralorne From Lillooet

I have pinned Gold Bridge and Bralorne on my Google Maps “Want To Go” for a while. Last year, I passed near the area during a group trip to Poison Mountain. But since we were following the team lead, I only saw the sign pointing towards Gold Bridge direction without turning in. This time, however,…