Tuesday, October 3, 2017

Chilcotin Holidays

The trail of life

British Colombia is famous for its amazing landscapes, mountains and wildlife. Personally, I’m a hiker. Not a professional one but I’m pra...
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Tuesday, September 26, 2017

Chilcotin Holidays

The Pow Wow: An immersion in a whole new world

The First Nations are the predominant Aboriginal peoples of Canada and for thousands of years have been in Canada and share their culture ...
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Tuesday, September 19, 2017

Chilcotin Holidays

Being a guide for a few days

I am a young man of 19, here at the Ranch for nearly 2 months. I am used to hike and I always enjoy these moments. Moreover at the Ranch...
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Tuesday, September 5, 2017

Chilcotin Holidays

The real Ranch deal

Expectations vs. Reality – that has been quiet a big deal in my last two weeks. No matter what you imagined before you start an adventure...
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Sunday, August 27, 2017

Chilcotin Holidays

The hump

I remember my first two weeks at the ranch. I felt alone and misunderstood, like everyone was living in their own world, not paying at...
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Thursday, August 17, 2017

Chilcotin Holidays

The freedom from office job

People associate Office jobs to being indoors and surrounded by walls. Now, picture it outside, with your paperwork and phone, lookin...
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Monday, August 14, 2017

Chilcotin Holidays

Age is no limit

It was my first chance to guide a pair of Mountain Bikers on their mountain bike vacation; two brothers from Seattle and Spokane. They we...
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Thursday, August 10, 2017

Chilcotin Holidays

Listen to your gut instinct

Do you have a good gut instinct? And does your gut instinct help you during the process of decision making? I used to be more of an...
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Monday, August 7, 2017

Chilcotin Holidays

Carpentry work in ESL

It probably sounds funny to you, but that's exactly what is happening here at the ranch. Classes don't have to be in a classroo...
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Thursday, August 3, 2017

Chilcotin Holidays

Biking in the wilderness

I’m an experienced biker. At least I would say that about myself. I’m not someone who is a real pro at biking and is able to do tricks the...
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Monday, July 31, 2017

Chilcotin Holidays

Friendly visitors in Chilcotin Holidays

Some rather friendly friends of mine, came to visit me at Chilcotin Holidays last week. This gave me the fantastic opportunity to e...
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Thursday, July 27, 2017

Chilcotin Holidays

I learnt how to ride horses

I am a 19 years old guy and I have never touched a horse of my whole life. My first experience with horses was 1 week ago, when I broug...
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Monday, July 24, 2017

Chilcotin Holidays

Burning daylight

I was returning to the trappers cabin, round two. This time I was heading there alone, to get some perspective on my interests, goa...
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Thursday, July 20, 2017

Chilcotin Holidays

The challenges of fishing

Fishing offers a lot of challenges if you never fished before. But if you don’t face the challenges you”ll probably never know how to d...
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Monday, July 17, 2017

Chilcotin Holidays

The Posh girl and the Tool shed

Before joining the ranch I would not describe myself as the most handy person. As a keen player to my strengths, I stick to the Maths...
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