Travel Blogs from Revelstoke
We were lucky enough to get a later meeting time today so I decided to make the most of the morning and go for a run to see a bit more of the city when I got up. Keeping in mind this was before 7 so the streets were fairly dead, but there were so many homeless people sleeping on the streets. I just couldn't believe it. Everywhere I looked there would be a sleeping bag in an alcove or next to a tree. But besides that the city was ...
... s a vast country, I can't begin to see it all whichever way I travel.
Throughout the journey there has also been a growing sense of peace and calmness, when the road stretches out before you, your legs find a rhythm and your mind can freewheel. Cycling is one of the most simple activities, and that's all I've done really, just a bit of a long bike ride every day.
So, what next? The short answer is I'm not sure, but getting on the bike everyday has become a way of ...
... It was a grueling challenge and one of the hardest walks I’ve ever done. The descent took almost as long as the ascent it was so steep. A 12km round trip took the best part of 9 hours, needless to say we slept well that night.
The following day was a rest day so we headed back to Martha Creek. On route we stopped for a tour of the Revelstoke Dam – It was huge and quite ...
... is the longest standard gauge train tunnel in the Americas! Driving through this pass you can appreciate the challenges of keeping the pass clear in the winters.
Mt. Revelstoke NP is less than 20ms from Glacier and is best known for the Meadows in the Sky parkway from the town of Revelstoke to the summit of the mountain, there are 16 switchbacks! Here there are lots of short trails to viewpoints ...
... on how much rain was coming down the mountainside. These hotsprings in Canyon are odourless, chlorinated and +40 degrees consistently, but oh so wonderful after a long day. I’m sure we’ll sleep well tonight. Funny, no wildlife here to greet us – just trains, lots and lots of trains with brakes squealing as they make their way down out of the mountains. Who knows where we’ll end up tomorrow. No plans as of yet ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Fitness/Health center
- Business Services