Ramada Inn Kamloops British Columbia
Travel Blogs from Kamloops
Up at 6am for breakie at 6.30am continental again still very good and we were on the road at 7.45am. Took what they called the old road to see if we could see any wildlife , we had a quick stop at a café to take a picture of Castle Mountain. After this we stopped at Emerald Lake once again OMG what a stunning lake got great pics with …
... to say they were amazing... I think I am putting on weight just thinking of the meals we have been having..
Our hosts also provide us with a constant supply of drinks on demand..
But there is more to this trip than dining... Our hosts provide us with a running commentary on the various locations and points of interest as we pass by..
I had expected the scenery to be much the same ...
... rock back and forth. During lunch we went through a tunnel which was 5 km long, this particular tunnel is called a 'tangent tunnel', one that you can see from one end to the other, which is quite remarkable considering the winding landscape that we are covering. During one avalanche 200 people died and a rescue party was sent to try to excavate and rescue from the the avalanche, unfortunately of the 62 rescuers 61 died trying to save other lives. ...
... there are so many trails to follow you would be here for weeks.
Morning tea At Pemberton found a McDonalds for a coffee and rest for Richard from all the driving you have to concentrate all the time with the hairpin turns Drove on a little further to Joffre Lake
another picture perfect photo lake is down a trail only 500m from road so thank god for short distance to walk. Experience hikers go up to ...
... and so the chance to watch them for any length of time has not been there. Kamloops Wildlife Park resolved this for us.
Seeing Grizzlies playing and Caribou slowly munching their way through a huge pile of hay. Observing deer fawns bounding around with minimal human interaction readying them for release to the wild and being watched by bald eagles. The photos can only tell half the story.
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- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Fitness/Health center
- Wheelchair accessibility