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Arrived in Nelson, fully pumped for a few days of hitting the slopes and discovering better snow conditions than in Fernie...
DAY 1 - Got myself up early to catch the first lift, and just as I was leaving the hostel I was told the hill was closed due to a power failure!! What is it with Canada, me, my plans and power failures (it was …
... conditioned comfort at the Quality Inn.
Saturday we rode to Nelson and then on to Balfour where the ferry comes in. We stopped at the local bakery and had beautiful Samosa's for luch and then rode back to the Quality Inn. It was 38 degrees so we cranked up the airconditioning and relaxed for the evening.
... to declare. Luckily he let it go.
But then another agent came out and told Marcie and I to stay there
and asked Matt to come with him. Oh **** we thought....he's going to
jail. We sat there nervously waiting for Matt. About 10 minutes
later he came out and said he wasn't allowed in Canada. The agent
came out and explained that he has a misdeamanor that was showing on
his record. Matt had explained that it was dropped off his record,
but the system ...
... for a bite and then onwards to Revelstoke. Revelstoke is a fun little ski town with a really nice vibe to it. We stayed in a nice camp ground just out of town. This is where we met Brent and Maeve, a Canadian Irish couple whom we would bump into many times again along the road. In Revelstoke there was a summer music festival with free music concerts every evening. We saw a good band from Golden ...
On Day 2 of the roadtrip I travelled from Osoyoos to Nelson, British Columbia.
Upon leaving Osoyoos, note the rolling grassy hills around Bridesville. They are beautiful.
The first stop was the historic town of Greenwood. The tourist information centre is at the local museum. It is a small museum but provides an excellent introduction to the towns history. Greenwood is a ...