Spirit Ridge Vineyard Resort & Spa
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... to Osoyoos.
Now - it's a case of packing before we depart early tomorrow for another 5 hour drive North East up to the Selkirk mountains where we are staying at the Grizzly Bear Ranch. Apparently it is very remote, so high-speed wifi may be one of those luxuries that hasn't made it into that area. So - may be a few days before you get the next up-date! Bye for now xxx
... and the taste, truly out of this world!
Osoyoos Lake is Canada's warmest lake which we can attest to as we donned our swimsuits and went in for a dip - absolutely gorgeous. It hasn't yet hit summer season officially - so it was wonderfully quiet on the beach and in the lake. The season is due to start this weekend and there isn't a room / RV pitch to be had anywhere - must be a ...
... transmitters, but this is nevertheless a good start. Holding thumbs for success in the next few days!
In the mean time I have had the opportunity to identify some of the things I like about Canada.
1. The metric system – it just makes more sense
2. Availability of South African goods: e.g. Amarula, Smarties, Marmite, Aromat
3. Wineries – who wouldn’t
It's been an insane amount of driving, but finally after nine days on the road, we have made it into Canada. Despite Canada's reputation for being super nice and friendly, our first impressions were awful! I have never been so nervous about crossing a border, and I have never been so close to being denied either - I guess my white African face cannot be trusted. After about an hour of awkward and difficult questions, we were finally informed ...
Another 'quiet' day with more time streamlining the process of web communication. I have discovered that dear hubby with his Surface Pro has never bothered to upload the computer programs that I need on this trip. I never thought to check. He uses it primarily as a tablet for Email, Facebook and Mahjong! It was supposed to be our travel computer! Thank goodness we brought the trusty aging Dell as a backup but ...