https://www.thetravellinglady.ca/wp-content/uploads/2016/11/logo-300x71.png 0 0 TL_Admin https://www.thetravellinglady.ca/wp-content/uploads/2016/11/logo-300x71.png TL_Admin2012-05-21 02:55:002012-05-21 02:55:00Coffee, desserts and sunsets
The sun is just beginning to set. Vivid orange, yellow and blue colours permeate the sky. I sit sipping my latte watching the eagles flying to “Eagle Bluff”. Tourists just off the cruise ship are wandering the streets, taking in the sights of our little town. There is a directional sign showing how far it is to Alaska and other parts of the world. Depending on the season, you may see a sign advertising fresh fish for sale on the docks. Many of the tourists make their way to where I am enjoying the view; Cowpuccino’s a coffee shop in our town.
When I look around at their clientele, there is such a mixture of people, young, old, tourists, fishermen and business people. It seems like everyone gravitates to this little shop. Although Cowpuccino’s is not the only coffee shop in town, it is the unique. Located in Cow Bay (why this seaside area is called Cow Bay is another story) Cowpuccino’s has a casual, rustic look with its plank wood floors, funky cow “art,” cow decorations and cow postcards from people all over the world. There is another wall that is designated for local artists to display and hopefully sell their art.
If you are fortunate, you might arrive when Cowpuccino’s is having local musicians for a jam session or having their annual gingerbread house decorating contest for the children.
The staff knows all the local customers’ names and what usually drink and eat. The coffee is wonderful; there are teas of every flavour and homemade desserts. You can also have homemade soups with their famous bread “sticks” that are more like a long bun. Breakfast can be one of their huge muffins or bagels with eggs, cheese, and ham.
There is no music playing, just the hum of people talking while enjoying the ambience.