QV2018: Day 9: Travel day to Kamloops

1 11 2018

Today was a travel day — Vancouver to Kamloops. It started out cloudy and rainy and stayed that way well past Hope, BC. Eventually the cloud lifted and the rain stopped, and for a brief while we had sunshine. Even with snow all around there were fires near Lac Le Jeune — I’m not sure if they were scheduled burn-offs, or the remnants of the terrible fires that came through the area a couple of months ago.

We arrived in Kamloops mid-afternoon, and had the rest of the day to ourselves. Some went to the nearby laundromat, while I walked a couple of streets almost into the main part of town to look for some lunch, which I found in a kebab shop nearby.

Tonight we have a group dinner at a local restaurant, then tomorrow we have another workshop day.

The first sight of snow through the low clouds

The first sight of snow through the low clouds

Yay! blue sky!

Yay! blue sky!

Smoky skies

Smoky skies

More photos: https://www.flickr.com/photos/rhondamadeit/albums/72157697173199910


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3 11 2018
acreativeengineerinnevada

We were in Kamloops in mid-September and I guess we timed it right since we had blue sky and no snow. We even made a detour and went back to Vancouver via Whistler. I definitely wouldn’t have wanted to drive that road in snow.

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