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... off-season' thing definitely has a lot of pros and cons. Great that we are getting such cheap accommodation and ridiculously fabulous service, because everyone is so quiet! But also frustrating that we've got limited access to things. It hasn't snowed enough to kick off the ski season, but all the 'summer' activities are closed. Would love to come back and visit some of these places again in the summer time, there would be sooooo much to do!! Speaking of summer, ...
... The Log Cabin just outside Vernon
in the Okanagan Valley. Saw the funniest thing … Dave’s
Goat Walk. A walkway up to a bridge had been built for goats, where there was
a pulley system
in which you could fill tins with
corn kernels. The goats on the bridge would watch you and once the feed was in
the tin they would spin the wheel with their hoofs and bring the tin up ...
Kelowna was another nice town, much bigger than Golden and Vernon, also with lots of farming and vineyards in the area. After touring around a little bit, we learned that its also a much more expensive place to live. It's considered the 'Napa Valley’ of Canada, complete with vineyards, a beautiful lake, and lots of sailing in the area. We didn’t get a good look at Ogopogo the lake monster, maybe he was sleeping.
We took it easy today after the wedding celebrations from the night before. My dad started feeling better. So, we thought the sickness was done. Plans for the evening were to go wine tasting at a venue as part of the wine festival. Two taxis were organized. One got there. The ...
... good a shower feels after not having one for 2 nights, especially to wash off the bug spray and sunscreen.
We ended up relaxing in the room for the rest of the afternoon before going out for pizza and a beer for dinner. It certainly wasn't an action filled night. It was pretty warm in Kamloops though being around 27 degrees. The cloud cover was making it pretty humid and all the rain washing down through from the mountains was flooding the river. We ...