Skyline Motel Kamloops
Travel Blogs from Kamloops
... whistle and a performance by a Scots piper. We boarded our carriage, J5, and found our seats upstairs in the dome. Very excited and waiting for our journey to begin! We reversed out of the station and the staff all turned out to wave us goodbye which was a nice touch. Soon we moving in the right direction and our two day train trip had begun.
As we left Vancouver we crossed the Fraser River Swing Bridge which was built in 1904 and then passed ...
... of the staff, facilities or the food, and the scenery continued to be stunning. We also continued to be lucky with the weather, both days were clear so we had perfect views of the countryside.
We travelled in Gold-leaf class which means we sat upstairs in a domed train with a glass roof so we had uninterrupted views. At meal times we headed downstairs in to a dining area with large windows, white table linen, flowers on the table ...
... and lakes to draw water. Another pit stop for Richard to have a break from driving (he doesn't trust me to drive I have to wait till the Prairies) in a small one horse town. Had a coke for the caffeine rush. Across the road you can get a king size bed at the motel for $40 a night what a blast.
The Canadians drive like maniacs we had two big pickup utes constantly following us and every time they overtook us ...
... we had to be towed. The first tow truck had trouble towing us. It wasn't really a big enough truck to tow a Class A motorhome. When we went up hill, the driver was grinding lots of gears.
The wait for the repairs to the RV has been boring. I have been watching movies like Pink Panther and the John Wayne Western series that Grandpa has. We played Cribbage last night. Gemma ...
... inclines, but we attributed that to some water in the gas with all the rain we'd been experiencing.
We broke down about 10:30 am this morning. Good Sam Emergency Road Service finally got a tow truck out to us about 2:30 pm. It took almost an hour and a half to get us hooked up. There was a little problem getting the drive train unfastened. The driver did not have ...
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- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
- Pets allowed