The Rocky Mountain Chalet
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- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Business Services
- Wheelchair accessibility
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... bus ride. I had envisaged the bus ride as being a minibus with about 12 people on it. I couldn’t have been more wrong. It was 3 yellow schoolbuses filled with college kids. On the bus they had a huge speaker with a mobile phone wire attached and some random girl at the front was playing sort of heavy house music or something. The bus driver who just so happened to be a sassy black woman laid out the rules – no opening the back doors, no throwing **** out of the ...
... his buffalo stew.
I had decided not to ski as I thought it would be a disaster if I injured myself at the start of the 3 month trip. Even so, I had the only injuries of the day (unless you count Astrid's sunburn) when I trapped my arm in the chair lift. Just a bruise, luckily!
We all thought it was amazing the different outfits that people were wearing to ski and snowboard: bikini tops and shorts, full snow gear, topless (only men!), a ...
... when he has the time. He brings me out some dumplings and a hot sauce and warns me of how hot it is. "A slap in the face" he called it. I try the sauce on my second dumpling, but I'm using chopsticks. Though, I do know how to use them, I'm not that great, and in my attempt to dip the dumpling, I drop it in the sauce. The little sauce dish is shallow so all isn't lost right? I attempt to rescue the dumpling but it isn't going well. More sauce has now found ...
... come to the realisation that my behaviour when it comes to dogs is odd and therefore I will probably end up alone with only goldfish to keep me company because, as far as I am aware, they don't lick your face! Although I did not share my hosts love for their pets I did really like my hosts and had a great first evening finding out about their very interesting lives.
The next day we got up early to attempt to go paddle boarding but ...
My alternative hike was on the other (eastern) side of the Fraser Valley, the hike to The Devil’s Thumb along the Continental Divide in the Indian Peaks Wilderness. The Devil’s Thumb is a tall rock that juts up near the top of the ridge far from any similar formations and can be seen from miles around. I’ve been on hikes in the valleys of the east side of the Divide in the region but had not done one from the west.
The drive to ...