Ponderosa Motor Inn
Travel Blogs from Golden
So after having such a delectable dinner last night, we finally get ready the next morning to leave British Colombia behind and head east towards our next destination, Alberta. The bus trip took longer as usual, but at least we went to some stops along the way such as Hope and eating Chinese food for lunch at Lotus Inn Restaurant (by the way, I was …
Jack got up before anyone else again and had a sausage, egg and blueberry pancakes for breakfast and then when everyone had breakfast Dad sent jack and Kyle of to play a fun game of slow pitch softball. After that Jack and kyle went of for a tube ride on the back of a boat on the lake. Jack got into a tube he had to hang on to to stay out of water and when it was Kyle's turn he went into one could just sit in without falling out. After Kyle's ...
... Cathedral Lodge has it’s name as it nestles beneath the hugely high Cathedral mountain and is right beside The Kicking Horse River. In August 1858 Dr. James Hector part of the Palliser expedition,set out in search of a mountain pass through the continental divide, in an attempt to rescue one of his packhorses, he was kicked in the ribs and apparently died. As they were lowering him into ...
... arrived at Golden at 5.30 pm, the rain had stopped and the sun was shyly shining. We were a little wary of staying in town (fearing it would be noisy), but decided to check out the Municipal Campground, which turned out to be a wonderful spot, right on the Kicking Horse River.
We quickly drove into town for groceries, where Seta was rewarded by the cashier for being such a good helper in the form of ...
... there wasn’t much else to do, no skating/tobogganing). One of the last guys down stripped to his undies – crazy, and shows that I’m getting old when all I was thinking was, "Jeez that dude’s going to catch a cold." Ha ha. The fireworks were pretty amazing too, must have gone on for about 10 minutes – and then back to our hotel room for a 'Swiss-Miss' hot chocolate with marshmallows -a lovely end to 2011 in the Canadian Rocky ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Fitness/Health center
- Free parking