Prestige Inn Nelson
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Short Drive today from Kelowna BC to Castlegar. Nice drive. Big river in Castlegar, the Solcan and the Columbia Rivers meet so much clear water. I must say the tap water over here is like drinking rain water. Have only had to buy two bottles of water and keep refilling them. Off to See Mindy Creber tomorrow in Cranbrook BC. Will be great to see her again and hear about how all the kids are doing.... Getting a tad excited ...
... boarding another go......it didn't go well. That's the end of our Kootenay trip...can't wait to come back. We then drove to Fairmont, BC where Jackie's grandparents have a place on the Columbia river. We relaxed in the sun, had a nice dinner then relived our childhood by sleeping in bunk beds. Woke up, had breakfast and drove to Golden, BC for the last stop. Had an awesome dinner, relaxed in the hot tub and played cards before heading back to Calgary the following ...
... salmon were three feet long.
We also went out to Tofino on the island which is the most western point of Canada and strolled along the freezing beach, and we ate at Taco Fino :D yummy little mexican food place :D :D
On our way back we stopped at Kelowna for one night. Then missioned it all the way back to Calgary going through the rockies. Through Revelstoke, and Golden into Alberta. At 2am we drove past Field which is a spoky little ...
... left we decided to go down
and check out some other bars in the area. We came across one with
live music playing. We went in and it was half full. We didn't
care...we were on vacation and having fun. We met some other local
people while at the bar and also this pretty crazy hippy girl who was
wandering around the bar by herself. She was quite the handful and
seemed to be on her own planet. She would dance by herself and then
even at one point she jumped ...
... centre quite helpful too. The main attraction in Castlegar is the Doukhobor Museum just outside of town. As you can see in the picture, visiting the museum on a holiday Sunday was not a good idea. Everything was closed so I was only able to walk the grounds and take pictures of the historic buildings.
From Castlegar, I travelled a windy mountain road to New Denver. New Denver is situated ...