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Eccentric free-spirted Tourist on his way to town


If you're along the Alaska Highway over the weekend, you may come across a different type of Alaska Highway tourist on the side of the road… A eccentric free spirt we're not used to seeing doing the trek.

A member of the Mile0city.ca team ran into a man identifying himself as  "Banal", who is originally from Victoria, just north of Wonowon about 120 KM north of Fort St. John on Saturday morning.

Banal started a walking trek with his pull-behind human caravan and free-spirited decorations from Whitehorse on June 19th, and is heading to the Lower Mainland along the Highway.

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When asked why he's doing the trek, Banal responded, "I'm doing it for myself, just because". Expect to see him through the Peace Region over the coming days.

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