We went to the Okanagan Valley

We drove there from Vancouver…

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…stopping for (non-alcoholic) cocktails in Chilliwack.

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…We admired the view from 3 mile beach…

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…herded small children around Andy’s Animal Acres…

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…went on a chauffeur-driven tour of some of the finest Naramata wineries…

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…with a break for lunch at the Red Rooster Winery…

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…followed by a little more wine tasting…

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…and some jewellery shopping.

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We threw in a little culture at the Nk’mip desert cultural centre…

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…and after a couple of lazy recovery days in which cards may or may not have featured…

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…we went to a couple more wineries for a little more sipping.

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We walked past a giant peach…

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…on our way to breakfast by the lake…

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…which we followed up with ice-cream at Summerland Sweets.


What can I say?  Visiting family is hell.


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12 Responses to We went to the Okanagan Valley

  1. Shaz says:

    Oh lucky lucky you and look at that typical okanagan weather. I have a friend who has a summer place there one day I will go and see her there.

  2. Abradysis says:

    Amazing what you can do in a week despite having a poorly foot.

  3. plustenner says:

    the sacrifices you have to make to visit your family 😛

  4. How beautiful, next time we meet I want to hear all about it, I’d love to explore that area. Wine tasting – what’s not to love!

  5. Sarah F says:

    I want an ice cream like that now!!!! (thorw tantrum!) It looks so yummy!! Loving the pics! Have an amazing holiday!!

  6. zoecakes says:

    Great pictures and love that there’s a place called Chilliwack! 😉

  7. henniemavis says:

    WOW, now that’s a vacation (or “holiday” as you say?)! LOVE your cute selection of skirts & dresses btw. I need you here, to be my personal shopper for cute outfits. I’ve got the sportswear purchasing covered, ugh.

  8. fortnightflo says:

    Beautiful pics, not good to see you on cructhes tho 😦

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