BEST WESTERN PLUS Vernon Lodge & Conference Center
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- Drycleaning onsite
- Meeting rooms/conference facilities
- Airport Transportation
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Conference facilities
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2015 Jan. 15 – Thursday
For a variety of reasons, I won't be attending the annual Rick Steves Tour Reunion and Test Drive A Tour Guide sessions this year, which will be getting underway tomorrow afternoon. This will be quite a departure from tradition for me, as I’ve been going to these annual events for the past decade or more. One of the main reasons for the change this time is that ...
... s wax candles, many flavours of honey to taste and purchase, and a meadery where you can sample the ancient beverage and pick up a bottle for later.
Davison’s Orchard Village provided some fun shots and then a drive to the Rise – a housing development and golf club at very high point above Okanagan Lake. Next was a drive through Okanagan Landing, past the Vernon Yacht Club, and on to Ellison Provincial Park where I had to stop for a deer that was grazing in the grassy ...
... for my flight. Unfortunately, the aircraft was delayed so my flight to Kelowna was at least half an hour late departing for Kelowna.
The flight to Kelowna seemed to take forever, but in reality it was only about 50 minutes. I was pleased that my transportation was waiting for me, but it took at least 15 minute for my Backpack to appear on the Carousel.
By this time, I was starting to notice how very tired I was, and when I stopped ...
... it to the lake, which was beautiful, and we relaxed for a while before beginning the return journey. By this point, my battered legs were in all kinds of agony and my horse had decided it was going to try to consume every blade of grass in sight. This meant a battle of wills between me and Diamond - one that Diamond usually won.
The downhill journey was slightly terrifying, particularly considering ...
... Rim National Park. We were both scanning the road for bears, now trying to get one to walk out in front of us. Craig to see one properly and me to see Craig stop slowly after checking his mirrors and applying the handbrake before calmly switching on the hazards.
We had thought that turning up on the Friday of Labor Day weekend at one of the most sought after places on Vancouver Island might be a mistake. It appeared we were correct when the cheapest room ...