Travel Blogs from Nelson
Short Drive today from Kelowna BC to Castlegar. Nice drive. Big river in Castlegar, the Solcan and the Columbia Rivers meet so much clear water. I must say the tap water over here is like drinking rain water. Have only had to buy two bottles of water and keep refilling them. Off to See Mindy Creber tomorrow in Cranbrook BC. Will be great to see her again and hear about how all the kids are doing.... Getting a tad excited ...
We woke up on tuesday morning and headed from Banff to about 45min north west of Creston, BC to the first Cabin. Was about a 6hr drive.....haven't spent that much time in a car in quite some time. Once we arrived at the lake we headed straight out to the marina to head out for some wake boarding and to go to a beach. The next day we fished for the whole day and caught nothing....but that's ok. On Thursday we went back out and caught 4 little rainbow trouts and Jackie ...
... we went kayaking in the lake. We then went to Penticton to check out this bus we had won at Shambhala, then back to Kelowna and spent the night in a hostel. BED! yay. From Kelowna we hit the road all the way to Vancouver and straight onto the ferries to Vancouver Island.
The Ferry boat that gets you to Vancouver island is huge! Its like a cruise ship! Arcade, Restaurant, little rooms full of toys. Massive! We got to Vancouver Island and drove to ...
... Shima for a walk. Based on my recommendation we went
back there again. The pizza there was actually pretty darn good. I
had a slice for the second day in a row. Needed to get some food
before the trip back.
After lunch we packed up and headed
home. The trip isnt that bad...about 3hrs. We got thru the US
border easily again with the same agents and then realized we never
got Canadian stamps when we went thru before. We parked our car ...
... Nelson is home to some of the most incredible heritage architecture in British Columbia. Take a driving tour of the city (from the tourist information centre) to get the best orientation of the city.
1. Nikkei Internment Memorial Centre in New Denver
The Nikkei Internment Memorial Centre (NIMC) is the only site in Canada dedicated to telling the story ...