Yellowknife’s 20,000 people live in a city spread across the shores of the massive Great Slave Lake. With the boom in mining, the city is known as the Diamond Capital of North America, literally “the place of money” in the local Tlicho language. But diamonds are not the only reason the city sparkles.
The West meets the East in the award-winning, family-run ranch escape, located in the valleys of BC's Cariboo region. Beyond the horse rides and hikes, indulge with an authentic Thai spa, flightseeing over glaciers, and the warm hospitality of owners Norm and Nan Dove. With toddler and grandparents in tow, Robin heads to the valley to see what all the fuss is about.
Some newsletters are not getting through due to Spam filters acting like over-zealous hall monitors (or Victorian chaperones). With that in mind, we're going to start posting a web version of our ever-popular update. In this edition, new experiences, videos, media hits and wry quips Note: No toy dolls were harmed in the making of this newsletter.