Travel Blogs from Vernon, Canada

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Road Trip, Vernon, Canada travel blog

Road Trip

A travel blog entry by itsem

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... the car to Mission Hill Winery. Last time I had been there the restaurant hadnt quite opened and so it was nice to sit down this time and check it out. After loading up the already overflowing car with wine we headed off to Vernon to spend the ...

The long trip home....., Vernon, Canada travel blog

The long trip home.....

A travel blog entry by eagle10

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... departure, I noticed the passengers waiting at Gate 47 for a flight to Beirut.  They were a somewhat "colourful" group. The Air Canada flight to Calgary departed on time and seemed to be full.  The flight was about the usual 10 hours but seemed ...

A Weekend in Vernon, Vernon, Canada travel blog

A Weekend in Vernon

A travel blog entry by mchyndman

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Hi All, We arrived safely in Vernon around 8pm on Friday night after probably the most interesting 11 hour I have ever made. Carrie managed to get sleep a few times, and I stayed awake and enjoyed the scenery, or read my photography magazine for the ...

The Planning Continues...., Vernon, Canada travel blog

The Planning Continues....

A travel blog entry by eagle10

... reserved ticket for the Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo now "in hand". The other good news this morning is that the Air Canada labour dispute appears to be settled now, so other than a disruption in air travel due to another volcano, there should be ...

Catching up with old friends en route to Calgary, Vernon, Canada travel blog

Catching up with old friends en route to Calgary

A travel blog entry by musictechqueen

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Drive from Whistler to Vernon was a bit scary and beautiful through the mountains. It was raining and we kept seeing 'avalanche area' warning signs and we went through a 'first nation' Indian reservation which felt like we had entered a scene in the movie ...

Home, Vernon, Canada travel blog

Home

A travel blog entry by tdedora

At home getting ready for trip, seeing how this thing ...

The Gates of Hell, Vernon, Canada travel blog

The Gates of Hell

A travel blog entry by j_and_j

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We put in about 500km today, but we did not go in a straight line. We followed the Trans-Canada Highway north from Hope, rather than taking the Coquihalla to Kamloops. It's a twisty turny route through the Fraser Canyon. We stopped and did our first major ...

Camping-Urlaub in BC, Vernon, Canada travel blog

Camping-Urlaub in BC

A travel blog entry by stollmusic

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... hatten. Außerdem war es wieder herrlich warm und wir badeten ausgiebig im See. Heute sind wir wieder „zurück“ in Vernon bei Marlies & Kurt. Morgen geht es dann nach Vancouver Island zu unserem ersten Couchsurfen bei Leanne in ...

Vancouver and Vernon, Vernon, Canada travel blog

Vancouver and Vernon

A travel blog entry by adawn

... , but no one was listening. I stopped drinking at midnight and started on the water. Something that saved me on the 7 hour bus ride to Vernon the next day. So I am in Vernon, which is small..... not much else I can say about that. I think we are going ...

Vancouver und Vernon, Vernon, Canada travel blog

Vancouver und Vernon

A travel blog entry by stollmusic

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... kein Beweisfoto. Bei Marlies und Kurt wurden wir sehr herzlich aufgenommen und abends mit selbstgefangenem Lachs verwöhnt. Die Gegend um Vernon ist wunderschön, es gibt mehrere Seen mit Bergen drum herum. Gestern haben wir einen Spaziergang durch ein ...

More Lakes, Waterfalls and Animals, Vernon, Canada travel blog

More Lakes, Waterfalls and Animals

A travel blog entry by adawn

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24th July 07 Today Joel, Dave and I went on a 6 hour hike around Kalamalka Lake, I am not sure how hot it was but it was a warm day, had to be in the 30 - 35 range. The name of the lake means "lake of many colors" and for a lake that is not ...

Kalakawa lake, Vernon, Canada travel blog

Kalakawa lake

A travel blog entry by kaybe

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Well known for its crystal clear water, this lake tops amongst the most  beautiful in the world, according to the National Geographic ranking. At least this is what a fellow camper told us over a beer at the  campfire. It was a very special ...

Preparing for Departure, Vernon, Canada travel blog

Preparing for Departure

A travel blog entry by eagle10

March 2011 I decided that it might be prudent to start planning and preparation for this trip in February and March, mostly due to the fact that I'd be travelling during "peak season" in August.  However, there were several other factors that ...

Vernon, Vernon, Canada travel blog

Vernon

A travel blog entry by nicolaswurtz

Vernon ...

Cliff-top camping in Vernon, Vernon, Canada travel blog

Cliff-top camping in Vernon

A travel blog entry by lakeshorecrew

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... Bridge Traffic for about half an hour (much better than our record two hours the week before).  When we arrived in Vernon we looked at a few private campgrounds, we figured a site with electricity might be more conducive to data management.  ...

Silverstar Weekend, Vernon, Canada travel blog

Silverstar Weekend

A travel blog entry by ianvdk

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i had the opportunity to head up to silverstar for opening weekend, a resort near vernon, north of kelowna. i went with babe and a group of her mates, an annual pilgrimage they have been making for a few years now. silverstar has great powder (but not for ...

The Okanagan Valley, Vernon, Canada travel blog

The Okanagan Valley

A travel blog entry by danandloulou

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... we set off on our guided tour of the Okanagan, including Kalamalka Lake, Okanagan Lake and Swan Lake ...a truly beautiful part of Canada. Also on the agenda today was pimping the Windstar... two very enthusiastic boys, a stereo from a scrapyard, a couple ...

Day 12, Vernon, Canada travel blog

Day 12

A travel blog entry by kcros32

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... should improve from this point on... So much for forced metaphor. Today we came via a hell of a sunday drive from Kamloops to Vernon that ended a mere 12 hours after it started netting some 80 bird spp - the best birding day of the trip so far. It ...

Teacapan Finally, Vernon, Canada travel blog

Teacapan Finally

A travel blog entry by davefromcanada

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... but wonderful to see) and a midway with rides that I´m sure would never been alowed to operate back home. I will report on the festivities tomorrow. Anyone that cares to write, I will return your Email. Adios Amigos ... Dave From ...

Entry into the Town, Vernon, Canada travel blog

Entry into the Town

A travel blog entry by davefromcanada

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Here is the entrance into the little fishing village of Teacapan. I took it on a brief stop last year and am heading back for a month - one week from tomorrow. Can't wait to get out of this -14c ...

Departure day has finally arrived....., Vernon, Canada travel blog

Departure day has finally arrived.....

A travel blog entry by eagle10

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... much to my delight that once again there was no one seated beside me so I had both seats to myself (seating on this Air Canada 330-300  aircraft is 2-3-2).  Once the entertainment system was activated, I had a look at the movie choices.  I ...

A reluctant return home..., Vernon, Canada travel blog

A reluctant return home...

A travel blog entry by eagle10

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... were two guys seated in the other two seats.  According to Seat Guru, there are two different seating configurations on Air Canada 777 aircraft,  3-3-3 and 3-4-3.  This aircraft was the former and I was seated in the aisle seat on the right ...

Mountain biking is only easy half-way, Vernon, Canada travel blog

Mountain biking is only easy half-way

A travel blog entry by kjonline

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... receptionist told me not to worry and to go right in. Being a radio geek my eye was caught by the preserved equipment from Vernon's first local radio station CJIB -- now Kiss-FM (CKIZ). A previous job permitted me to see how radio stations are run today ...

The preparation begins....., Vernon, Canada travel blog

The preparation begins.....

A travel blog entry by eagle10

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2013 Jan. 17 - Thursday Now that the annual Rick Steves Tour Reunion and Test Drive A Tour Guide sessions are over, it's time to start giving some thought to which part of Europe I'd like to visit this year and which tour to take. After perusing the ...

Fraser Lake to Vernon., Vernon, Canada travel blog

Fraser Lake to Vernon.

A travel blog entry by davey1212

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... bike. The forecast was 50% chance of rain in the Prince George area (and we know what THT means) and warm & dry in Vernon, my destination. This made me decide to ride the whole way and get away from the rain.........and beer was calling !  First ...

Arrived for a Beer !!!             or two !!!, Vernon, Canada travel blog

Arrived for a Beer !!! or two !!!

A travel blog entry by davey1212

Have arrived in Vernon at Sharon & Ciy's and having a few beers so will update ...

Update !!, Vernon, Canada travel blog

Update !!

A travel blog entry by davey1212

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... persuaded explorer Jayne to spend an hour on a two man canoe.........see how she smiled !!!!!!When Sharon & Ciy moved to Vernon last year they didn't realise that they had a whole gang of relations, on Sharon,s mothers side, living around here. They ...

A few reflections....., Vernon, Canada travel blog

A few reflections.....

A travel blog entry by eagle10

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REFLECTIONS FROM THIS YEAR'S TRIP……          As on past trips, I covered a fairly wide area in the countries I visited, saw many new places and sights, learned a lot, had some unusual new experiences ...

Chilling in the Heat !!, Vernon, Canada travel blog

Chilling in the Heat !!

A travel blog entry by davey1212

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... ....... it is a great read. They travelled through Iraq, Iran, Syria etc......would we do that now ??  It is Canada Day today, a national holiday, with many events going on plus a large firework display tonight which we will watch from the balcony ...

TEST Entry  of Update Express, Vernon, Canada travel blog

TEST Entry of Update Express

A travel blog entry by jimcabay

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