Take advantage of terrific camping and hiking at Andy Bailey and Tetsa River regional parks, and Stone Mountain, Muncho Lake, and Liard River Hot Springs provincial parks, all of which are located along the Alaska Highway.
Boat into wilderness areas like the Muskwa, Fort Nelson, Prophet, and Racing rivers, or enter the backcountry by ATV on designated routes, by horseback, or by snowmobile.
Fort Nelson (population: 4,514) is nestled in a wilderness oasis of Northern British Columbia.
Learn about the amazing construction of the Alaska Highway at the Fort Nelson Museum or from interpretive markers along the highway.
Fort Nelson is a charming and friendly community with genuine personality.
Nelson has acted in over 30 films, co-authored several books, and has been involved in activism for the use of biofuels and the legalization of marijuana.
Born during the Great Depression, and raised by his grandparents, Nelson wrote his first song at age seven and joined his first band at ten.
His government focused on dismantling the legacy of apartheid by tackling institutionalised racism and fostering racial reconciliation.
Ideologically an African nationalist and socialist, he served as President of the African National Congress (ANC) party from 1991 to 1997.
After his return, Nelson attended Baylor University for two years but dropped out because he was succeeding in music.
During this time, he worked as a disc jockey in Texas radio stations and a singer in honky-tonks.
Mandela was appointed President of the ANC's Transvaal branch, rising to prominence for his involvement in the 1952 Defiance Campaign and the 1955 Congress of the People.
He was repeatedly arrested for seditious activities and was unsuccessfully prosecuted in the 1956 Treason Trial.
; 18 July 1918 – 5 December 2013) was a South African anti-apartheid revolutionary, politician, and philanthropist, who served as President of South Africa from 1994 to 1999.