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Hi Kevan -Fenja's letter
Hi Kevan
Hi Kevan, I’m sending you a little book with short stories along, that only take a few minutes to read each – that way it can be read little by little whenever there’s a free moment. I wish there was ...
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No one gets remembered -Charlie's story
No one gets remembered for the things they didn’t do – Becoming self-confident
Conquering the peaks around Eldorado with Tatla ‘No one gets remembered for the things they didn’t do’ is a lyric from a Frank Turner song called Peggy Sang the Blues. I had these words tattooed on my arm last year ...
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Life is a Journey -Darcy's story
Life is a Journey
My name is Darcy and this is part of my journey! I came across the ranch either by coincidence or divine intervention! My life has been very upside down for the last couple years. Trying to hold to what I ...
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Our Weekend Escape to the Chilcotin Mountains -guest story
Our Weekend Escape to the Chilcotin Mountains -guest story
Travel in the wilderness is like a vanishing act. You disappear from the civilized world, drop out of cell range, abandon the cares and concerns of the city, the lights and the sirens, the trinkets and trivialities, and plunge into ...
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My “heartland” in Chilcotin Mountains -Maaike's story
My “heartland” in Chilcotin Mountains
Before coming to the ranch, I realised I was lost; I did not know what I wanted anymore, I did not know what I liked and I did not know how to talk about my feelings. Whenever someone wanted to ...
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Update on my life after Chilcotin Holidays
Update on my life after Chilcotin Holidays
I left the ranch in August 2014, and on the day I left I noticed a quote plastered on the kitchen fridge: “Life begins at the end of your comfort zone.” I had to smile because staying at the ranch ...
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Travel light
Travel Light
At the end of the day it will not be the items that one possesses that will be fondly remembered, but it will instead be the experiences and people involved that one has gathered that will be looked back on ...
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Impact of leaving the comfort zone.
Impact of leaving the comfort zone
When my girlfriend came back from the Chilcotin Holiday Guest Ranch in late 2015 and showed me all the picture she took from the breath-taking nature and wild-life of Canada, I was amazed and stunned. It quickly became clear that ...
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Becoming more than a guide
Becoming more than a guide: Becoming Remarkable
When I was eighteen years old, I decided to go to Chilcotin Holidays to do the guide school. I had just seen a movie about a group of friends going into the wilderness on horseback and I thought: “I need ...
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Traveler vs Tourist
Tourist vs Traveler: Chilcotin Holidays
For some, coming to Chilcotin Holidays is the boldest adventure they have ever embarked on. The act of booking a trip, getting on a plane, and traveling to a foreign place is not difficult . Anyone with a passport can ...
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Re-Wilding
Re-wilding
People often vacation in the mountains to escape the monotony of their 9-5 jobs and the chaos of a crowded metropolis. This gives them a brief time to reconnect with nature, something that we all desperately crave. In a sense, ...
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Freedom to Learn
Freedom to Learn
At Chilcotin Holidays,we use our remote wilderness setting as a vehicle for a holiday, wilderness stewardship and self-development. By focusing on methods that allow individuals to improve performance, accept personal responsibility, and work toward the overall purpose of their life ...
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