Travel Blogs from Kelowna
... checked out the town. We walked along the water and saw a gorgeous sunset. We checked out the hockey stadium-home to the Kelowna Rockets-and saw some guys training. We had a look in the shops, had some beautiful Thai for dinner, went to a pub to have a beer and watch some hockey and then called it a night. Poor Liam didn't get much sleep as there was a random drunken girl next door (slut) who brought the party back to her room. There were some unfortunate things we ...
... guides, other tourists etc …
Makes one a little homesick for family. I
even got to read a bedtime story to Brianna. Now that was special!
in and see them before we leave in the morning. Keith found some Vegemite earlier (thank goodness, now we can all have some peace) and we promised to bring some over for their breakfast.
This will be interesting!
Kelowna was another nice town, much bigger than Golden and Vernon, also with lots of farming and vineyards in the area. After touring around a little bit, we learned that its also a much more expensive place to live. It's considered the 'Napa Valley’ of Canada, complete with vineyards, a beautiful lake, and lots of sailing in the area. We didn’t get a good look at Ogopogo the lake monster, maybe he was sleeping.
... Seems to be another nice mountain town in the
Okanagan Valley, with splenty of vineyards nearby. Since we got into
the Okanagan valley, the camping has been much warmer than we were
expecting. Apparently this area stays much warmer in the winter, and
the locals get to enjoy a longer growing season for fruits and veggies.
There were plenty of farmer’s markets in the area that were still
selling lots of fresh produce.
... take all their coin currency and buy chocolate bars for their three granddaughters. I remember Stacey went to school and said "MY grandma and grandma bring us chocolate bars from Europe"! Today mom reminded me of that and made a special request that if we go into Switzerland to buy her the biggest Swiss chocolate bar we could find and bring it back for her. I will be so happy to be able to do that for my dear old mom, who's quality of ...