Travel Blogs from Sun Peaks
... for some reason with only expensive properties left to book.
With this we looked into Sun Peaks Resort, a place in had heard of but didn't know much about. Bambi nor Mel had been there either so we jumped at the chance to try somewhere unknown and secured accommodation and off we went.
Sun Peaks is about a 2.5 hour drive north of Kelowna, the drive was beautiful with many frozen lakes and ...
... jumps, rails and pipes than any one man needs - good thing there were two of us. We both gave our helmets a crash test (more than once) but managed to perfect a few tricks all the same. Matt took the cake for flying over the 10 foot high kicker - that takes guts. Hannah was snowboarding and Mum enjoyed some fast, smooth runs on the Sundance chair. Today was Dad's birthday (27th of January) so we all went out for dinner in the evening to remember :). We celebrated with a ...
... even leave. Aussies get a two year no questions asked visa to Canada - no such luck if you're a kiwi!
4. The sports: Not to be unpatriotic but have you seen the hits in Hockey and the hype around NFL. Maybe it's just the novelty but it's pretty exciting stuff! We're going to a hockey game tomorrow, fizzing.
What we miss from home?
1. The beverages: A decent coffee is tough to find around here. It can be done, ...
... taking, there was snow about a foot deep on the main village ski way. we snapped a heap of photos and just couldn't get over how good this seasons is going to be.
that night we had the first "locals Night" at bottoms bar, the place was packed out with a heap of Ozzie's. pretty young crowd, I'm guessing Mid twenties and all involved with the resort in some way,
Until Next time
... get up to 40 degrees C.
Our tour guide Rosalie Miller keeps us entertained - she has a great sense of humour, tells some great jokes (have written a couple down to tell Vic at the bowling club) passes a zipped up moose around which is full of lollies and had us playing a draw the moose game (with a difference) which turned out to be hilarious.