Sandman Hotel Penticton
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- Meeting rooms/conference facilities
- Drycleaning onsite
- Laundry facilities (self serve)
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Indoor pool
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... felt more local. They had great ice wines. At the end of the day we arrived to Merrit, a former golden-rush town with old "wild west" buildings, currently it is a capital city of country in Canada, so you can find stars of fame and paintings of the artists everywhere in the city. There was no one around in this city on a Friday night except for bunch of looney local drunks. Walking around it felt like a beginning of a zombie movie before ...
... had no intention of stopping in Grand Forks – until we saw a Farmers Market. It was just closing but there was enough open for us to get cookies and pies for dessert. One stall sold woollen balls that you put in your drier and they supposedly reduces drying time by 30%. We also finally worked out why the $1 is called a ‘loonie’ – because of the bird on it. Duh!! A $2 coin is a ‘toonie’. There was old time machinery in the park where the market was, ...
... to wander to the shops on Thursday - Grandma Merna gave me a lift to Walmart - it was such a hot day, perfect for the wander! Pedestrian crossings are a bit confusing though, I know you wait for the white man to flash, but some roads don't have anything and drivers were waving at me to cross!! On the way back I went to the Copper Mug Pub for an ice cold beer (BUD) and got talking to some locals. Hot Sauce Marc from Jamaica invited me to the karaoke night at the ...
The weather is now mostly cool and crisp and we've had a number of sunny days. Today was no excepting although there was snow falling up the valley above Kelowna. We could see the clouds hovering to the north when we were there. The drive up was wonderful and so I captured some more roadside shots to share. One really sees another side of places you visit when you travel off-season.
Kelowna is about and ...
... character. Many old Victorian / cowboy buildings are still being used today. This old mining town was kind of a surprise near the end of a long day.
Anyway, that being said, we pushed our weary selves on for (yet) another 60 miles before crawling in to (yet) another roadside motel in Susanville, California.
Did I mention we had promised ourselves that we wouldn't bolt for home?? We said we would take it easy and just mosey ...