Bus Tour 9 – Another evening in Revelstoke

After a long day of checkout problems in the morning, lunch in Lake Louise, and an afternoon pit stop with a pig, we arrived in the evening in Revelstoke. Dinner was back at the WK Garden again. It seemed slightly better than the other morning we had the food. Maybe because it was more suited for evening dining.

We were back in Revelstoke with a good deal of time left in the evening. So were left to our own devices to explore what we could of Revelstoke.

Bike shop in downtown Revelstoke

Revelstoke Nickelodeon Museum – it was closed when we passed by

We didn’t have much time after dinner to explore downtown. We were simply waiting for the bus to arrive and pretty soon we had to return to our hotel.

After checking in, there was still sun out and we walked around the hotel area. As we left the hotel, I noticed next door at the Best Western that there was a Tesla charging station with 4 charging units. I just had to go over there and take a closer look. It’s not as if I could afford a Tesla, but I am fascinated by how Tesla is building the infrastructure to support their cars.

Tesla charging station at the Best Western in Revelstoke
Up close with a Tesla charging unit

We then headed down towards the shores of the Columbia River to see what was around. A paved path runs along the shore and leads people under the bridge and on the other side of the highway. On the other side is a small park with a playground right beside the highway. Plenty of sixteen-wheelers were rolling past that evening.

Revelstoke’s Trans Canada Highway Bridge spanning the Columbia River
Mt. Begbie framed by the bridge
The view under the bridge
Between the two bridges – railway bridge to the left and the highway bridge to the right
Canyon Motor Inn just off the Trans-Canada Highway
Canadian road tripping staples – A&W and McD’s
Sandman Inn at dusk

After wandering for about a half hour, it was starting to get really dark. So we headed back to the Sandman Inn and called it a night. Tomorrow, we’d be heading back to Vancouver via Kamloops.

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