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We started off the morning with a Tim Hortons breakfast, which is just about the best way to start the day. It was a short walk from our hotel room, which was really convenient, and also a nice way to see the snow-covered town.
After checking out of the hotel, we went to Costco for mum and dad to start the food shopping we'd need for Sun Peaks. From there, we went to Walmart to buy all the food that ...
... our first sighting of a big Black / Brown Bear, and only 40 meters off the highway, we were all excited. We arrived at Sun Peaks about 1630 a long day in the bus, but a good trip and a very good bus driver in Zed. We are High up in the mountains, whereas just 1/2 hour before while having a stop and coffee it was 27o and we are in Rattle Snake country according to our very honest guidel Karen. After settling into our new hotel the 4 Q's went for ...
... up in a sleeping bag. As an
aside, the air mattress wasn't all that insulated and it turned a bit
chilly half way through the night so I ended up crawling into my
sleeping bag after all.The next morning, I reconsidered the queen
sized bed, deflated it and went with just my new Byer Cot the following
night. (I bought two just in case I found someone brave enough to camp
with me). That ended up working out great. with my huge new Big Agnes
... lush green forests with snow capped mountains, it was misty so they really looked more magical!!
Then we went through Ponderosa country, no we didn't run into Joe Cartwright and Huss (forthoe old enough to remember Bonanza. It was sparse and dry, very few trees. Finally got into Sun Peaks around 4:30pm. Sun Peaks is a Ski Resort in winter and a Golf, mountain bike type place so it was very dead as everyone had shut there doors before the summer season starts. ...
... was a little quieter, we headed out for dinner where the Aussie waitress thought she was super cool and decided to refer to Shan and Simon as 'man' good choice man, yeah for sure man.. I wanted to slap her and tell her to stop - not cool man! Luckily the food we had great and the cocktails were amazing. Espresso Martini flavoured vodka is my new jam! Everyone hit the hay pretty quickly that night and we headed back to ...