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Down the Bella Coola Hill

I haven’t been down the Bella Coola Hill since last September on an extremely wet bear-viewing trip. I left at sunrise, on what promised to be a beautiful day.Past Anahim Lake, the road turns to gravel.  You are not really … Continue reading

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Forest Floor Flowers in the Bella Coola Valley

At the end of last week, the surgeon who gave me a new knee made his spring visit to Bella Coola.  It was a good chance to see what he thought (he admired his carpentry work!) and I also visited … Continue reading

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Trip to Bella Coola: Part Three

The Bella Coola Valley is about 50 miles long.  It is much wilder at the upper end.  We stopped there to walk in the coastal forest. And I was delighted to see wonderful displays of the Calypso Orchid, Calypso bulbosa. … Continue reading

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