Travel Blogs from Kelowna
... visibility extremely poor. On top of that, the huge trucks (and there were so many of them!) were going stupidly fast, it was so dangerous!! Thankfully, we made it to Revelstoke in one piece. Quite a sleepy little town at this time of year, with the ski season not due to kick off for another month. We checked in to our beautiful B&B for the night, I could totally get used to this B&B thing!! Anja's place was just gorgeous, with a fireplace of our own ...
... The Log Cabin just outside Vernon
in the Okanagan Valley. Saw the funniest thing … Dave’s
Goat Walk. A walkway up to a bridge had been built for goats, where there was
a pulley system
in which you could fill tins with
corn kernels. The goats on the bridge would watch you and once the feed was in
the tin they would spin the wheel with their hoofs and bring the tin up ...
Kelowna was another nice town, much bigger than Golden and Vernon, also with lots of farming and vineyards in the area. After touring around a little bit, we learned that its also a much more expensive place to live. It's considered the 'Napa Valley’ of Canada, complete with vineyards, a beautiful lake, and lots of sailing in the area. We didn’t get a good look at Ogopogo the lake monster, maybe he was sleeping.
... soggy peat bogs with a threat of a downpour at any given second, became quite unappealing.
Armed with some travel guides, Helen began to look at a few other options and without a moment's hesitation decided on Malta.
LET THE PLANNING BEGIN!!
That was a year ago. So much of the joy of this vacation has been in the planning. Ellie's been to Malta already, but not since 1996, so it's time to go again. Helen has never been, which ...
... run" salmon was absolutely to die for!
It was also interesting to hear more about the big fire of 2003, which Chris has seen pictures of at home. We’ll certainly be back for another visit… so much to do on our next time through!
Then it was off to Kelly and Jared’s house for the night. What a beautiful home they have, and we are very much looking forward to meeting little Grayson in the ...