Alpine Meadows Lodge
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... for awhile and watched the river that we're camped beside. Hmmm.. Looks higher than it was this afternoon.. Ok, now that we have internet, gotta get some contents insurance tomorrow. (And make sure it covers water damage from floating down the river!)
Day 2 here, mainly cloudy but no rain! Lazy day.. We're retired... We're allowed!! lol
adding some photos fromour drive from Peachland to Grand Forks, now.
... son, Owen’s 22nd birthday party. The four sons were all there discussing the chances of the Vancouver Canucks winning their series with the Calgary Flames. The Canucks lost: end of discussion.
A pleasant afternoon was spent at the Van Dusen Gardens in Vancouver dodging raindrops and learning about the vast collection of plants and trees. We were up to the challenge of the Monkey ...
... these parts? DEER! Really cute Bambi deer, and their babies. Not so cute to the locals who have to drive really slowly through their streets in case a deer decides to dart in front of them and potentially cause an accident.
The next day, we visited Gallery 2. Not sure where the first one went. We learned more about Grand Fork's history, the importance of ...
... but we got some good viewings of beautiful wolves including the Alpha male called Wiley. He was on the bigger side of normal wolf and was amazing. There was also three more in the same enclosure and two out the back, slightly more wild than the others that we didn't get to see.
We listened to a great talk by the people who work at the sanctuary explaining the inmportance of the wolf in ...
... He was about to complete 1500 jumps that week.
The aircraft flies to 10,000 to 12,500 feet above ground (15,000 above sea level) and then the plane door opens with strong cold wind. It is this time when I felt nervous. But when I sat outside the door of the plane the view was awesome and the trainer kept talking all the time to be sure if I am doing fine. I screamed and adrenalin rush took over and we jumped and I ...