Travel Blogs from Sun Peaks
... the lake amongst other things.
The road went on and on, and we drew near to Kamloops, remembered as our first night’s stop on the Rocky Mountaineer. We still had some way to go before our stop for the night. In fact it was still MUCH further to go! Past Kamloops, away up the road, onto old Highway 5, and still another 30 pus kilometres after that, along empty forest roads, before we reached Sun Peaks. This is such a surprise when ...
... for a bit and came home for some more drinks, I went to sleep and the boys went to check out the sun peaks 'club' (the club was 90% male and some of the girls were dressed in mini skirts and high heels, high heels!!!! and it was -22 outside)... they arrived home at 2:30am with all these grand plans of staying up.. they both set alarms, one for 4am the other for 4:37am and proceeded to pass out.. neither of them woke up ...
... and as a bi product, the amazing options you have for lunch! We had a hearty meal with Mum and the Carrads (Rosie's family) at Masa's (the pick of the bunch) that day, then blasted some runs on the Sundance until the lifts closed. It was another quiet night - after spas, a Dr visit, a few episodes of suits, and home made fajitas, we were done.
Friday - Today was cold, negative 20 to be precise! We spent the morning huddled on the sunburst chair (which has a Perspex ...
... and bad light but we got a week of sun and as a result, stunning views! Sun peaks too sports some amazing views and with spooky low hanging fog and some fresh snow around, its a sight!
What we didnt think we would see (But did)
- Pensioners on snowboards
- Shops selling weed in Vancouver
- Mum on a bike
- Bubble Chairlifts (as in there is literally a perspex bubble over your head)
- Hannah's skis hitting ...
... four different brands of salmon and they each taste quite different.
The bison meat is quite tasty, but the 'steak' tonight was a bit chewy and had gristle on the side.
Spent most of the day in the bus. Travelled along very deep valleys all covered with pine trees. There is a beetle which is infesting the pine trees and killing them and you can see dead patches of trees all over ...