Kelowna : Day 1 – Lakeside City Parks

Alone at last!  Heading down from the Knox Mountain, I walked down Ellis Street and then turned to Clement Ave to find myself among modern residential buildings and a series of psark. The parks are next to the Okanagan Lake, a 135 km long water body that runs through the city of Penticton, Kelowna and up to Vernon.  Its more… Continue reading Kelowna : Day 1 – Lakeside City Parks

Canadian Rockies : Peyto Lake and Lake Louise

After the Columbia Icefields, we have arrived at one of my favorite spot – Peyto Lake. It wasn’t a major attraction of the trip but it was certainly a surprise.  The lake is dark blue but during the summer, the glaciers begin to melt, taking the rock debris known as rock flour with it. With… Continue reading Canadian Rockies : Peyto Lake and Lake Louise

Canadian Rockies: Jasper National Par k – Mountains & the Athabasca Falls

Day 2 was definitely a little better than the first day.  We finally arrived at Jasper National Park, to visit the fringe of Mount Robson National Park, the Athabasca Falls, Columbia Icefield, Peyto Lake, and Lake Louise – all this in 8 hours! We started off early with a 5 AM wake up call but the sky was… Continue reading Canadian Rockies: Jasper National Par k – Mountains & the Athabasca Falls

Vancouver Island : Tubing down Lake Cowichan

***Today was the day,  We were going to float down Lake Cowichan, sprawled out in our tube, sipping a milkshake and pretending like I’m living the life while I float down the river … was my expectations too high? The day started well enough … so it turns out one of the roommates snores but I… Continue reading Vancouver Island : Tubing down Lake Cowichan