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We left Kelowna heading towards Nelson on Highway 33. The forecast was for 36 degrees and we left early and thank goodness we did. It was a lovely scenic ride and I have to say the riding in British Columbia has been phenomenal. We stopped in the town of Greenwood at the Deadwood Cafe they have a lot of woodwork for sale ...
... adventure is my friend Tania. I imagine I will be mentioning her in this blog a lot lol.
I'll try to blog fairly often - but who knows. I may end up "catching up" on my blogging from time to time. I promise most of my blog entries will be more exciting than this one - I just thought I would write a trial entry.
The pics below are of some Thai Baht (which I just picked up from the bank - 20, ...
... and then were smuggling back a bunch
of marijuana. Sadly one of the two men froze to death and the border
patrol accidentally ran over the ones body with his snow mobile. The
reports were that the men were severely underdressed for the cold
As we came upon Metaline Falls we
turned onto our first paved road in 30 miles. We had a few miles to
go until Canada. At this point I always get nervous. I dont know
why....not like ...
... in City campground 2nights and stayed with Mike and Steph for 2 nights. It was really cool to hang out with them and get to know their daughter Ruby and meet Steph's parents. They gave us the local experience in Nelson. Lovely town and a good size. Some very quickly characters living here. We did some hiking and kayaking on the lake while we were here. We really enjoyed the Kootenay region heaps! ...
... created from the discovery of copper. After growing to over 3,000 people by 1907, the fall in copper prices following the end of World War I led to the city's population dwindling to only 200. This changed in 1942 by the creation of an internment camp which saw the addition of 1,200 displaced Japanese-Canadians into the area. I would recommend purchasing the "Heritage Comes Alive" walking ...