8 episodes

British Columbia, Canada is home to one of the most diverse travel destinations on Earth: the Cariboo Chilcotin Coast. Coastal rainforest, grassland plateau, endless mountain ranges, rich Indigenous culture and abundant wildlife are only some of the highlights. Join host Jason Ryll as he embarks on adventures to learn more about his own backyard and interviews the people that helped shape this beautiful part of the world.

Untold Stories of the Cariboo Chilcotin Coast CarChiCoa

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British Columbia, Canada is home to one of the most diverse travel destinations on Earth: the Cariboo Chilcotin Coast. Coastal rainforest, grassland plateau, endless mountain ranges, rich Indigenous culture and abundant wildlife are only some of the highlights. Join host Jason Ryll as he embarks on adventures to learn more about his own backyard and interviews the people that helped shape this beautiful part of the world.

    Episode 8: CHARACTERS - Tim Milne

    Episode 8: CHARACTERS - Tim Milne

    When it comes to media coverage of the Cariboo Chilcotin Coast there are only a few people who have the breadth of experience that this episodes guest has. In this episode our host, Jason Ryll, chats with the host and executive producer of Big Coast TV Tim Milne. Tim's been exploring the central coast of BC as part of his television show for over a decade, but also has an incredibly interesting previous life in professional sports. As an Olympian coach, skier, snowboarder, fisherman and guide, along with his long time television background Tim's new passion is showing off the Great Bear Rainforest. His work with the indigenous communities along the coast has been life-transforming for him and highly educational too!

    • 33 min
    Episode 6: CHARACTERS - Judy Campbell

    Episode 6: CHARACTERS - Judy Campbell

    The historic town of Barkerville plays a big part of the history of British Columbia. It also has been a large part in the careers of many people from around the province. Jason's guest on today's "Characters" episode began her professional career as a student working in the community, and then ended her career for retirement as the CEO. Judy Campbell recounts her life, her work and her adventures living and working at this fascinating, living museum known as Barkerville. 

    • 55 min
    Episode 7: TRAVEL COMPANION 108 Heritage Site Ghost Tours Part 2

    Episode 7: TRAVEL COMPANION 108 Heritage Site Ghost Tours Part 2

    This is the second part of Jason's exploration of the 108 Heritage Site, learning about the paranormal activity there. The 108 Mile Heritage Site is a common roadside stop along Highway 97 in British Columbia. Preserved buildings dating back to the 1860's house historic artifacts and, after hours, some spooky stories. Our host, Jason Ryll, takes a ghost tour of the heritage site and encounters some unexplainable stories and events. For more info on ghost tours at the 108 Mile Heritage Site, check out https://www.facebook.com/108MileGhost...

    • 31 min
    Episode 5: TRAVEL COMPANION 108 Ghost Tours Part 1

    Episode 5: TRAVEL COMPANION 108 Ghost Tours Part 1

    In this episode we venture out of Jason's comfort zone and explore the evolving world of the paranormal at the 108 Heritage Site. The 108 Mile Heritage Site is a common roadside stop along Highway 97 in British Columbia. Preserved buildings dating back to the 1860's house historic artifacts and, after hours, some spooky stories. Our host, Jason Ryll, takes a ghost tour of the heritage site and encounters some unexplainable stories and events. For more info on ghost tours at the 108 Mile Heritage Site, check out https://www.facebook.com/108MileGhost...

    • 31 min
    Episode 4: TRAVEL COMPANION on Highway 24

    Episode 4: TRAVEL COMPANION on Highway 24

    In this episode, the audio transcription of Jason's Travel Companion video in our You Tube series, Jason explores Highway 24 in the South Cariboo. Explore one of British Columbia's best-kept secrets along the nicknamed "Fishing Highway" 24 in the Land of Hidden Waters area. With countless lakes each different from the other, all are quiet, secluded, and largely undiscovered. Unique lakeside accommodations in the form of lodges, guest ranches, and B&B's welcome travellers from around the world. Fishing, boating, kayaking, canoeing, stand-up paddleboarding, hiking, biking, and camping are just some of what you'll find in BC's Land of Hidden Waters. Lac Des Roches Resort - http://lacdesroches.com/ Free Rein Guest Ranch - https://www.freereinranch.com/ Fawn Lake Resort - https://www.fawnlakeresort.com/ The Flying U Ranch - https://www.flyingu.com/

    • 22 min
    Episode 3: Juanita Corbett

    Episode 3: Juanita Corbett

    In this latest episode Jason has a terrific conversation with a lady who has been promoting and working in tourism in the region for over 30 years. Juanita Corbett and her husband Pat owned and operated the former Hills Health and Guest Ranch located near 100 Mile House. A former country and western singer since the age of 6 who's performed on the Grand Ole Opry stage, Juanita explains how life on the road as a young performer was not a life she wanted to pursue, how and why she immigrated from the US to live in the Cariboo, the importance of people who were her staff for a very long time, being one of the first businesses inducted into the US Spa Hall of Fame and much more. A genuine class act and wonderful person Juanita is moved to tears discussing her pride in living in the Cariboo and why more people should visit for their health and personal growth.

    • 53 min

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