Super 8 Motel Penticton
Travel Blogs from Penticton
Today we travelled from Penticton- which is very pretty and part of the desert on the Okanagan region which survives on the lake that was left from a Glacier ( long time ago!!) they only get 23.4mm per year!!!! Calona winery- 130 yes old Summer hill - won best Sparkling wine in world. Most visited organic winery in world. House of Rose- Brooke Shields recommends the Hot Flash wine which she tried when she made the movie Hot Flash The lake lounge cruise- great end to the day, even had ...
We travelled with the Jelley Family for some adventures. Saw Bow lake and then onwards to Glacier walk and Skywalk in the Columbia Icefield. We then travelled down to Penticton, this was a big day of driving. We saw black bear on side of road eating grass so we backed up to take some pictures. We then can across Lake Okanagan which starts at Vernon and goes all the way to Penticton amazing and soooo pretty! Saw fireworks on the way because it was Canada ...
... worth it.
Unfortunately the sky has become grey and peoples facing
are starting to drop. We’re going into ‘Fall’ (Autumn) I think the rumour is
true eh.. people end up in a depressed state for 8 months of the year in
Summer in van, it all seems like a sweaty blurr now.
Heading off on the last holiday for a while tonight –
Seattle! with Glenn, Kristen, Rebecca, Matt & Claire!
... oriented ourselves to the layout of the town and area and on the way back took the road along the back of Skaha Lake to Oliver. While still in town I lucked in to a store-wide 50% off sale at Fabricland so I was able to get some material to make clothes for our cruise later in the winter. All in all a great ...
... and now sit in my kitchen in Kelowna while I sit with my feet up looking out at Okanagan Lake.
Ahhhhhh..... it's good to be home. Looking back at the pictures it's amazing what we managed to pack in to two months.
So.... now we are getting ready for our next adventure..... white water rafting in the Grand Canyon in June. Don't ya love retirement??