How to celebrate 150th Canada Day (Travel Beautiful BC)
Here is our 17th post about 150th Canada Day celebrations. This time we have brought you photos of Beautiful British Columbia. British Columbia is the westernmost province (state) of Canada. The location of BC is in the Rocky Mountains and the Pacific Ocean. The total population is over 4 Million beautiful people.
BC is a component of the Pacific NW and the Cascadia bio-region along with the US states of Alaska, Oregon, Washington, and Idaho.
This time we have made some changes to our posts. Our next few posts will have photos explaining a story about this beautiful state. Because we are going to share 150 photos with you, therefore, we will break it into 6 posts.
Beautiful British Columbia, some facts
The first British settlement happened in 1843 in Fort Victoria. This establishment gave rise to city of Victoria. At the same time, the first LG of British Columbia was hand-picked by the Colonial Office in London to transform BC into the British Empire’s “bulwark in the farthest west” and “to found a second England on the shores of the Pacific”. Richard Clement Moody was Chief Commissioner of Lands and Works for the Colony and the very first Lieutenant-Governor of BC.
Furthermore, Moody selected the site for and founded the original capital of BC, New Westminster. In addition to others, he also established the Cariboo Road and Stanley Park. and designed the first version of the Coat of Arms of BC. Just so you know, Port Moody is a city in BC, named after him
Let’s get on to it
Here are some photos for you. There are 15 in total. So this will be a series inside the series of our 150 Posts about 150th Canada Day.
Downhill skiing at Grouse Mountain
The view of Agate Beach from Tow Hill in Naikoon Provincial Park near sunset.
Cross-Country skiing at Silver Star Mountain Resort
Isn’t it beautiful in the photo? Penticton is far more beautiful in reality.
This is Tofino Islands Harbour. Enjoy the natural landscape scenery
You can boat too here besides, hiking, biking, and other fun-filled activities.
Beautiful British Columbia’s Rockies
Can you see the beauty in this photo?
BC Parks Celebrates Canada’s 150th with free admission to national parks
2017 marks the 150th anniversary of Canadian Confederation and we invite you to celebrate with Parks Canada! Take advantage of free admission to national parks, national historic sites and national marine conservation areas for the entire year. Get curious about Canada’s unique natural treasures, hear stories about Indigenous cultures, learn to camp and paddle and celebrate the 100th anniversary of Canada’s national historic sites with us. Find adventure, fun for the family or a short break from the every day in more than 200 special places across the country. You can get your discovery pass here for free
This is the end of this post. We will bring you more photos of beautiful BC for you to enjoy. While we work on our next post, here is a link for you to visit BC Parks for free this year by getting a discovery pass for National Parks of Canada.