Sparkling Hill Resort
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Today was one of those lazy laid back days. The fellas did a little more hardware shopping and renovating. Heather stained some more wooden beams( ably supervised by myself of course) then we piled into the car and drove up Silver Star. Silver Star is 1600metres and a snow field in the winter. No snow up there at the moment but the air had a distinct chill and there were a few snow capped ...
A sluggish start, well it was about 8am I think. We packed and took ourselves off to Denny's in the drizzly rain. It's funny how time gets away and we found ourselves returning to the hotel at a very brisk pace and zooming down the corridors, bags rattling along at an alarming rate. Checkout effected. Shuttle bus on its way. Only a few minutes later than we'd anticipated. Airport check in nightmare. Blasted machines. You ...
... B.C salmon steaks. Broiled chicken breast ravioli Fresh veggies and salads and a cream of broccoli soup. Every thing Tom can't have was there except for the chicken. I am stuffed. Good thing I did all that walking earlier. I also pulled the bike out and gaver her a little shine. Now she looks good enough to ride home. I try not to think about the ride home. We are first heading over ...
... guides from that area, which was just like a regular tour (except we had to pay for that, about €18 per person). Our final group dinner was also exactly the same as a regular tour, but again each of us had to pay extra (in this case it was €30 per person – considering the outstanding gourmet Tapas meal we enjoyed, which included many bottles of both red and white wines, that was a very reasonable cost).
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... a change not to be travelling too early, as it gave me lots of time to get organized and take care of last minute details. The ride to the airport was quiet and uneventful. Check-in and security went very smoothly, and as usual they had to “swab” my Camera bag. Sitting in the departures lounge at YLW while listening to “elevator music” seems like a pleasant way to start my journey. Unfortunately my first flight will be on a DH-3, ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Fitness/Health center