Vance Creek Hotel & Conference Centre
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking
TripAdvisor Reviews Vance Creek Hotel & Conference Centre Silver Star
Travel Blogs from Silver Star
... the New Year was upon us. To be honest I don’t remember the countdown, so it seems I began the New Year when I awoke the following afternoon with a massive hangover.
I swear the altitude has an effect on alcohol tolerance. Mine has always been pretty weak, but on the mountain it is just pathetic. I do not even want to know the effect this place has had on my liver… too many late nights and early mornings… a good cleanse is in order when ...
... the supermarket was interesting as those things that you take for granted in nz arent available like honey and wheetbix! Milk comes in cartons and the bread is really dense. It makes me laugh when people talk about a good steak because the red meat over here is tasteless. I have been living on chicken, vege and rice meals and fruit for lunch etc. The fruit and veg is super cheap but goes off quickly. Anyway less about ...
... cut short. Jeff drove a few kms... actually to the Corn Shack..while I picked up some corn, he adjusted the bikes to improve his view. Unfortunately we have to drive back to his parent's place and drop off the adults' bikes... He said his view is blocked and that the cops would probably pull him over and give him a ticket.
So, onward then to the Shuswap...
We had a lunch break somewhere, I can't remember, it was uneventful.
... It's quiet and peaceful and I can't wait to actually go out tomorrow and explore the mountain. The boys went out tonight for a night ski session (yes - Tom bought some skis but he managed to not fracture his leg so far), and they seem to have enjoyed it. I stayed in to finish some odd jobs (RYPEN video name drop) but got everything done which is good so I should now be able to be carefree for the next few weeks at least!! Now to finish the laundry and head to bed...night all!! ...
... independent by having some of last year's students help teach this year. This is most likely our last year going to Gulu, so hopefully they can pick up the ball and run with it from here. Even though we went to work, we had no small amount of fun and met so many very cool people on our trip last year. I imagine this year will be equally rewarding, fun and adventure filled (got my camera(s) packed with extra memory ...