Travel Blogs from Kamloops
... facts about nature including that bears wake up during hibernation, give birth and the cubs keep feeding while Mum goes back into hibernation for a few more months.
Saw a deer during one of the zip lines but no bears or cougars.
Stinky Pete Jeff had a shower, we checked out, dumped the bags and headed for lunch at a creperie. For sweets had icecream cones from "Cows". Flavours included "Wowie Cowie" and "Mooey Gooey". ...
... Park, and the little state campground here, another cracker! Literally picked from a pin in the map as it seemed to be close to the road and yet not a commercial RV park, we struck gold again. Beautiful spot, on the lake, and seems to be where most of Canada is holidaying rather than in the more touristy National Parks, and who can blame them. A great pitch and a few bottles of wine to finish off before we cross into the US tomorrow and face the US immigration ...
... temperature, 36 degrees is too much even for the locals, Grizzlies lolling in their plunge pool and wolves lying in the shade will form long term memories of today.
And that short drive... hmm... I think he's trying to tell me something we were out for over 5 hours driving 400km+... I didn't think I needed that much practice.
It could just have been the complete lack of roads!
... br> Jill told us we should see marmots on this part of the journey, and we weren't disappointed. Funny little animals! We also saw long-horned sheep, their horns curled around like corkscrews. And osprey in their high-up nests, some man-made especially for them. No more bears though!
Along this route we follow the Thompson River then the Fraser River. The Thompson was named after David Thompson, a navigator and cartologist who ventured into this ...
... the Parks office and visited the museum and saw a DVD on the glaciers in the area , 12% of the entire park? We had also travelled thru many avalanche tunnels today as the mountains are so steep here and they actually close the road and get the Army to fire 105mm shells at specific high points to stress relieve the slopes and create often avalanches, which can travel up to 325 Kms per hour. We love ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking
- Pets allowed