... Of Surviving the Wilderness
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Southern leg of the Peace River
My home - the mountain town of
Ahh, the beauty of pictures - each one is truly worth a thousand words, especially when you try to describe where you live to someone who may be thousands of miles away.
Starting high up on the Eastern side of the Rockies (midway north/south of British Columbia the Peace River winds it’s way to the Arctic Ocean.
During the height of the fur trading years, two warring Native American tribes held a council and settled their differences by using the river as a dividing line between their territories.
The river was renamed to signify the ‘Peace’ between them.
Everything’s here! The prairies, the forests, the foothills and the mountains. From bustling cities to small towns to isolated settlements. The economy is supported by oil and gas development, coal mining, forestry and farming. Four distinct season range from long warm summer days to short dark cold winter nights.
Follow along as I take you on a pictorial journey through the splendor of the South Peace Region - with some comments thrown in to help you along the way.
... pictures and stories of how to get here, surrounding cities and towns, glorious sunsets and mountain views.
Click on the link below to read a brief history of the
Peace River Region
So pick a page and come visit the wonders of the Peace Country or follow along as we start our sight seeing by touring Tumbler Ridge..