Travel Blogs from Kamloops
Whistler Sunny 7 degrees at 10.00am-forecast 17 Kamloops 23 degrees We went out at about 8.15 to have another look at Whistler and to watch the skiers and snowboarders start their day on the slopes. It's a beautiful morning, sunny and doesn't feel very cold at all. We checked out at 10 and started today's drive. The road passes through some amazing …
... We headed out through main town Vancouver that then met up with the majestic Fraser Valley. It was amazing scenery from well over half the fresh food for Vancouver comes from and is situated on the Fraser River. Quite an amazing sight - they still float their logging woods down the river from higher upstream into Vancouver where it is milled! We followed the Fraser to where it ...
... so angry that when he pulls onto the road he starts driving on the wrong side for the first and last time of the trip.
We spend the night in Kamloops where all the locals were keen to tell us was just as good as Vancouver or Calgary (inferiority complex much?) It was alright. Had a nice wander round the farmers market the next morning. Turns out America does ...
All aboard today on the Rocky Mountaineer train from Jasper to Kamloops. Left our hotel room 6am to be picked up and taken to station,the train left at 8.15 am. What followed was simply a most wonderful relaxing day, taking in the sights that were simply gob-smacking. The experience made me realise just how much the natural beauty of Mother Nature really does mean to me,I could see beauty in every direction in almost every situation,except for the large ...
... doesn't really do tourists, for most people it seems it is close enough to Vancouver to just go there but it's a bustling town with beautiful riverfront parks. If you're in BC take a look at the place. There is substantial street art and the city gallery to meet the desires of the more arty and for those who like engineering with their history there is a heritage railway line.
And the Cariboo in the title? Well it turns out Doug really ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Fitness/Health center
- Free parking