Residence & Conference Centre - Kamloops
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Microwave in room
- Refrigerator in room
- High-speed internet in room
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... until it either fixes itself or I find a cheap new one to abuse.
My initial plan was to leave here and head to Glacier Nat. Park in the US but a major forest fire in the park has closed the majority of the "Going-to-the-Sun" Road portion of the park which was my main reason for heading that way. Instead I'll be heading directly south towards Yellowstone National Park.
Today's mileage - 432 km (268 miles)
Sad farewell to the beautiful Banff Fairmont hotel
- but we had an early appointment in Canmore. We had booked a 'Snowy Owl' Tour to basically go and play with husky dogs :-) Good business model - these guys have a sledging business in the winter months and now they have started organising tours for people to come and learn about huskies and spend some time meeting and playing with them. This was our type of tour!
... in Australia, he would be driving at around 30 km/hr, but here, with safer tyres and roads which are built for these conditions, we were travelling at around 100 km/hr for the majority of the way.
We reached Kamloops, the town at the base of the mountain just after lunch. Mum and Dad had spotted a Costco nearby, so they went to see if their Australian Costco memberships transferred here. As it turned out, it did, and Dad ...
... along the Thompson River and through desert surrounded by plateaus and mountains throughout much of the day. Along the way, we saw our share of wildlife. Osprey and their nests, bald eagles and their nests (See pics.) and big horn sheep. While we saw several sheep, my excitement overtook my photo-shooting abilities every time to the point that I passed the camera to Mary, regrettably, to no avail! At 10:00 (our time - Pacific Time), we experienced a disappointing, ...
... photographed moose, posed in front of a huge stone fireplace. Billy was huge and occupied most of the dining room but, not the wood plank walls because they were covered with the hides and heads of every other type of animal found in the woods of British Columbia. There was a full-bodied, stuffed big horn ram in the parlor. OK. Salisbury steak with fresh mushroom-onion gravy, with a touch of red wine, ...