OpenRoad Driver Volume 14 Issue 1 - Page 41

Volume 14 Issue 1 Β» 41 But the road is calling. There are bubbling creeks to cross, a swimming hole at the Puntledge River that demands we wriggle sweaty toes in the water, and a chocolate seller with a plate of samples that simply cannot be missed. A few kilometres later we park our bikes outside the fruit winery Blue Moon Farm, Winery & Ciderworx, where we taste cider and berry wines paired with rich, dark chocolate. Behind the tasting room the blueberry plants are heavy with fruit. We take a quick break at Puntledge Park, a favourite local swimming hole and a launching point for swimmers armed with inflatable tubes and a yen to ride the small rifts of white water downstream. A few brave souls venture waist deep into the water, which is still too chilly to tempt us. A few kilometres later we are in the reta ₯°)‘Ո½˜‘½έΉΡ½έΈ ½ΥΙΡ•Ή…䰁„Ρ‘Ι•”΅‰±½¬)Ι…‘₯Ύ½˜•±•Ρ₯Œ‰½ΥΡ₯ΕΥ•Μ°‘½΅”“₯½Θ)ΝΡ½Ι•Μ°±½Ρ‘₯•Ί͕±±₯ΉœΡ‘”…ΑΑ…Ι•°½˜±₯ΡΡ±”΄)­Ή½έΈ‘•Ν₯Ή•ΙΜ°…Ή„Ν‘½”Ν‘½ΐΡ‘…Π)‘…ѕ́‰…¬ΡΌ€ΔδΘ丁%ӊ鄁‘…Ι΅₯Ή±δ™ΥΈ)•ΉΡΙ”ΡΌ•αΑ±½Ι”°½Ή”‘•Ω½₯½˜‘…₯ΉΜ…Ή)‰₯œ‰½ΰΝѽɕ́…Ή™₯±±•₯ΉΝΡ•…έ₯Ρ Ρ‘”)ΥΉ₯ΕΥ”Ρ…Νѕ́½˜₯Ή‘•Α•Ή‘•ΉΠΝ‘½ΐ½έΉ•ΙΜΈ)=Υȁ‰₯­”Ρ½Υȁ•Ή‘́½Έ„Νέ••ΠΉ½Ρ”…Ё!½Π) ‘½½±…Ρ”°±•…ɱ䁄™…Ω½ΥΙ₯Ρ”‘•ΝΡ₯Ή…Ρ₯½Έ)™½Θ±½…±Μ₯˜Ρ‘”Ι½έ‘́₯ΉΝ₯‘”…Ι”)…ΉεΡ‘₯ΉœΡΌΌ‰δΈ ½΅‰₯Ή₯Ήœ‘½΅•΅…‘”)‘½½±…Ρ”έ₯Ρ ₯”Ι•…΄°•±…ΡΌ°½™™•”)…Ή„½ΥΙ΅•ΠΝ•±•Ρ₯½Έ½˜‰Ι•…°!½Π) ‘½½±…Ρ”₯́…Έ₯ΙΙ•ΑΙ•ΝΝ₯‰±δ‘…ΑΑδΑ±…”Έ)!•Ι”°‘₯•Ρ́‘₯Ν…ΑΑ•…ȁ½ΥЁё”έ₯Ή‘½ά…Ή)™½±­Μ½˜…±°…•Μ…ΉΝ₯ι•ΜΝՍΥ΅ˆΡΌΡ‘”)Νέ••Π‘•…‘•Ή”½˜ΡΙΥ™™±•Μ°Ρ‘”₯ΙΙ•Ν₯ΝΡ₯‰±”)Ι₯‘Ή•Ν́½˜‰Ι½έΉ₯•Μ₯Ή™•ΝΡ•έ₯Ρ έ…±ΉΥΡΜ°)…ΉΡ‘”΅•Ν΅•Ι₯ι₯Ήœ±½Ω•±₯Ή•Ν́½˜•±…ΡΌ)₯Έ™±…Ω½ΥΊ±₯­”΅…ΉΌ½½ΉΥΠ°…ΙɽЁ…­”)…ΉΑ₯Ή¬Ι…Α•™ΙΥ₯ΠΈ)½ΥΑ±”‘½ΥΊ‰•™½Ι”Νչ͕Ёݔ…Ι”‰…¬)½ΈΡ‘”Ι½…°Ρ‘₯́Ρ₯΅”‰•‘₯ΉΡ‘”έ‘••°½˜)Ρ‘”…ȁ…Ή½Έ½Υȁ݅δΡΌ ½΅½ΰ°„™•ά)­₯±½΅•Ρɕ́…݅丁!•Ι”°…ΉΉδ ±…₯Θ°½έΉ•Θ)½˜ ½΅½ΰ!…Ι‰½Υȁ ‘…ΙΡ•ΙΜ°₯́ΥΉΉ₯Ήœ)‘₯ٕ́ΝΝ•³Šé•Ή₯Ή•Μ…́‘”ΑΙ•Α…ɕ́Ѽ‘•…)½ΥЁ½Έ„Νչ͕ЁΙ…‰‰₯Ήœ•αΑ•‘₯Ρ₯½ΈΈ)!½ΑΑ₯Ήœ…‰½…ɐέ”‰…Ν¬₯ΈΡ‘”±…Ρ”