We are staying in the town of Osoyoos, B.C. Osoyoos is a growing community in the heart of Desert Wine Country. The semi-arid climate produces very hot, dry summer days and mild days in the winter months.
Osoyoos Lake is the warmest fresh water lake in Canada and it provides great summertime activities. If you ever visit this community you must try the selection for fresh fruits and vegetable that are grown locally. There is also a fine selection of wineries in the area that are a must to visit.
Our campsite that is home for the next month is located at Nk'mip Rv Park. This is one of the South Okanagan's largest and most prestigious parks with over 300 sites. It is on the shore of Osoyoos Lake and two kilometers from the town of Osoyoos.
The word Nk'mip is pronounced in-ka-meep[we call it nin-kum-poop}. Nk'mip means: flat bottom land at the mouth of a river or creek.
Our site overlooks the lake and we have a great view of the sunsets. It can be windy but the sun is almost always shining. Our days are spent on the beach or in the water. Relaxing is on the top of our list of things to do here.
Doug is heading back to the lower mainland tomorrow and not very happy about it..but work is calling his name. He will return on August 14th and be back in the routine of vacation mode.
This will leave just Tucker and I to our own devices..what on earth will we do all day????..I am sure I can think of a few things that include a lawn chair, air mattress and a book. We will miss him but he will be back..duty calls...