Monday, July 18, 2011
Pierre's Point RV and Campground, Salmon Arm
We loved our stay at Pierre's Point. The native folk from the local band run it. Administration is excellent. All the arrangements went well and daily we watched their folk going about cleaning up and keeping an eye on things. Swimming was fantastic. I just wished we had our boat with us and almost rented a canoe. I liked the little store but didn't have a chance to enjoy the grill open in the afternoons. The train went by fairly regularly but after the first passage I found I didn't really notice it except as more 'outdoor music'. The mosquitoes were bad but that's true all across the north and west this year according to the newst. A really wet spring with all the flooding. Deep woods off was sufficient. In the sunny afternoon they weren't a problem. The birds, as always, were a treat. Gilbert loved the dog walk on the beach. Leaving was sad after only 5 days. The Sturges North Motorcycle Rally and Music Festival had been a blast. I'd really enjoyed the Veterans run with a hundred or so motorcycle riding shy of a couple of hundred miles in a circle that ended in the biker street festival at Siccamous. Laura stowed the gear inside the Rockwood Mini Lite trailer while I got everything ready outside. Then it was the backing up and hooking up which we're getting a whole lot better at. Out on the highway we headed towards Kamloops.