Tuesday, June 6
Yesterday Kamloops RV park offered a nice rest stop after 11 hours of driving. Tom and I had showers in the park facilities, and Charlie had a bath in the double sink in the Silvermine! Her hair is clipped so short that she dries quickly. Tom studied the route for tomorrow and affirmed that it would be a short day driving to Prince George, British Colombia.
Today we were up at 6:00 (two hours after the sun put in a bright appearance!) and off at 6:30 –- driving north on highway 97, through handsome green valleys and smooth mountains covered in a green scrub carpet. Kamloops Lake was worthy of a quick photo-stop and there were several other stops for gas, potty breaks and lunch. There were a lot of signs warning of wildlife -- deer and moose, and even one sign warning of badgers! The road was basically two-lane traffic, but it had ample pass areas, and it was smooth and had frequent rest stop pull-offs.
A word about our “Great Courses” lecture series. We have progressed through the Greek and Persian civilizations and are now listening to 10 chapters of “what it was like to be Roman.” How could something that sounds so cut and dried, be so very interesting!
I'll leave you with a picture Tom just took of me and Charlie B working on the blog!
We don’t go camping any more . . . we go ‘streamin’ ! The “SIlvermine and His” is our 2016 23' Airstream, and ‘streamin’ is the name we use to describe our adventures. Stream along as we document everything from weekend trips to longer summer excursions and full-blown vacations. You know what they say: if you’re not in an Airstream – you’re just camping!
Tom & Ella Brown