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We left Kelowna heading towards Nelson on Highway 33. The forecast was for 36 degrees and we left early and thank goodness we did. It was a lovely scenic ride and I have to say the riding in British Columbia has been phenomenal. We stopped in the town of Greenwood at the Deadwood Cafe they have a lot of woodwork for sale and I took a few photos of …
... s serviable jusqu'à ce que finalement il ne soit pas capable et me dise "Je suis juste un vendeur ici, je suis pas un technicien ..." Duhhh. Résultat, 2 visses sont rajoutées mais mettons qu'elles tournent dans le beurre. Nous ferons arranger le tout à Kelowna.
Court arrêt en route à une centrale hydro-électrique. Pris quelques photos.
... and the topic of Nelson came up and
we spontaneously decided to head up there for a day. The trip was
We arose at 6am and hit the road
immediately. I had gone to the ranger station the day before to make
sure the backroads thru the mountains were free of snow and debris
and were passable. The ranger assured me yes. You see the last road
heading north in Idaho ends about 2 miles past Elkins. After that it
is rough gravel and dirt ...
... for a bite and then onwards to Revelstoke. Revelstoke is a fun little ski town with a really nice vibe to it. We stayed in a nice camp ground just out of town. This is where we met Brent and Maeve, a Canadian Irish couple whom we would bump into many times again along the road. In Revelstoke there was a summer music festival with free music concerts every evening. We saw a good band from Golden ...
... created from the discovery of copper. After growing to over 3,000 people by 1907, the fall in copper prices following the end of World War I led to the city's population dwindling to only 200. This changed in 1942 by the creation of an internment camp which saw the addition of 1,200 displaced Japanese-Canadians into the area. I would recommend purchasing the "Heritage Comes Alive" walking ...