Funny what folks remember about their time in Prince Rupert

Two waterfront views to remember?
"We were expecting Borneo, exotic tropical home of mangrove, orangutans and proboscis monkeys. Instead we seem to be flying over Prince Rupert, a small, unprepossessing port city on the north coast of B.C.

There is the same huddle of utilitarian three-storey structures you’d see in Prince Rupert, perched between the same harbour and the same range of low coastal mountains. And, worst of all, the same steady Prince Rupert downpour, rendering the view a cheerless, grey smudge." – Former Prince Rupert journalist Tony Atherton, writing in a travel feature for the Ottawa Citizen.

This could be the one and only time that the references Prince Rupert and Borneo appear together near as we can tell, as a former editor of the Daily News finds similarities between the two in a recent article for the Ottawa Citizen…

(from  the blog a town called podunk, click on the link below to see the entire article … 6087650910 )-