Cariboo

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Cariboo

(ˈkærɪˌbuː)
n
(Placename) the Cariboo Canadian a region in the W foothills of the Cariboo Mountains, scene of a gold rush beginning in 1860
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The first day, we passed mountains, glacierfed lakes, forests of pine and spruce and went on to an area called the Cariboo Plateau. As we were on the train's very first outing, we'd been seen off with cheers - but that was nothing to when we got to Quesnel where the train stops for the night (the idea being the scenery is so amazing, you don't want to sleep through any of it).
Just like in a Western movie, cowboys rounded up sturdy beef cattle on horseback on the undulating Cariboo Plateau, and a wild cayote loped off into the distance.