Travel Blogs from Vancouver, Canada

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The Best Laid Plans, Victoria, Canada travel blog

The Best Laid Plans

A travel blog entry by mbgower

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... for almost three months is one of these detours from reality. We'll leave Victoria mid-day on Thursday, Nov 6, chill overnight in Vancouver then warm up in Hawaii for a week. Overnight we cross the equator to Sydney then a quick hop up to Brisbane, where ...

Cathedral Grove, Port Alberni, Canada travel blog

Cathedral Grove

A travel blog entry by myjob

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There's no other place like it in Canada. Imagine yourself midst an ancient 800 year old forest covered in Moss, ferns and full of fresh crisp air. This ancient forest is home to a 800 year old Douglas Fur that stands 76 m tall and 9m round (taller than ...

Green, green, blue, green and green!, Vancouver, Canada travel blog

Green, green, blue, green and green!

A travel blog entry by cottonbud

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... Island. The Aquabus is a must-do... especially late in the evening as you can get a whole different perspective of Vancouver. Beautiful. We ended up wandering around Granville Island around 8pm but the market and most of the stores were already ...

Lotus-Land!, Ucluelet, Canada travel blog

Lotus-Land!

A travel blog entry by cobra1899

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I woke up quite early this morning and meditated. I actually meditated this morning, sitting cross legged in front of the patio doors of my room and staring outside at the Ocean. It was rainy and foggy so I couldn't see the Islands that are just ...

Moss Street Paint In, Victoria, Canada travel blog

Moss Street Paint In

A travel blog entry by cottonbud

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We went down to Moss St. for the Moss Street Paint-In where a bunch of artists line up their work for exhibition and sale all down Moss St. Other than that, we had a nice lazy day doing ...

Brave New World?, Vancouver, Canada travel blog

Brave New World?

A travel blog entry by stevejames

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Serendipity!, Lantzville, Canada travel blog

Serendipity!

A travel blog entry by cobra1899

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"--- you don't reach Serendib by plotting a course for it. You have to set out in good faith for elsewhere and lose your bearings ...serendipitously." John Barth, The Last Voyage of Somebody the Sailor I've turned into a movie addict. Well, not quite, ...

A visa response, Vancouver, Canada travel blog

A visa response

A travel blog entry by itsem

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... of the Canadians, and of her own free will (but not my will!) she is currently on her way back to Sydney.   So ship over the minties and strawberries and creams, cause it appears I am staying in Vancouver, at least until next week : ) ...

British Columbia - As I Recall It, Vancouver, Canada travel blog

British Columbia - As I Recall It

A travel blog entry by jackdrury

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... if it's still there. They might well have went bankrupt after Ellen and I finished our series of feedings. Our hotel in Vancouver was a condo that I believe had been converted into a hotel, it seemed. This place too had floor to ceiling windows with ...

Vancouver already?!?!, Vancouver, Canada travel blog

Vancouver already?!?!

A travel blog entry by loudan1979

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... and you get facilities, private room,tv and all the extras. HI hostels especially are a rip off! So to Vancouver we headed. Air Canada again, for a 3 hr flight. It was nearly as cheap and 2 days quicker than public transport! What is going on ...

It Begins, Victoria, Canada travel blog

It Begins

A travel blog entry by mbgower

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When does a trip begin? I just booked the flights, set the start and end dates for Cuba. We've called our parents and said we're going. But the first motion of this voyage can be traced back so much earlier than the pencilled lists of possibilities. ...

Sunday 20 April, Vancouver, Canada travel blog

Sunday 20 April

A travel blog entry by manningnz

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Sunday 20th  April   We have been in Canada a week today!   We have luxuriated in our surroundings this weekend and have made the most of all the facilities in this RV park.  This morning we went to have a swim in the pool here at ...

The Continuation of the Last Huge Update, Vancouver, Canada travel blog

The Continuation of the Last Huge Update

A travel blog entry by hope2go

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... got notification that we are to be featured travelers on the blog site, 25 typed pages should keep you all up to date. We are currently in Vancouver BC and I promise to get caught all the way up before we leave. I hope you enjoyed this ...

I've got Gas, Vancouver, Canada travel blog

I've got Gas

A travel blog entry by alasdairm

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... it for the free breakfast. Gastown is not I found out, a hang out for baked bean enthusiasts but the oldest part of Vancouver, named after a British sailor who opened the first bar here, bet he was fun room mate. I spent some time walking around ...

Living the Life of Riley!, Victoria, Canada travel blog

Living the Life of Riley!

A travel blog entry by cobra1899

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... who I must contact to write the introduction to my book and I know that person is well "connected"  with Oprah. He lives in Vancouver. It also came to me who will produce and maybe even direct the movie about my Journey. Yes, I am keeping it a ...

Home, Vancouver, Canada travel blog

Home

A travel blog entry by mbgower

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... some ginger pills. Another 8 hours later, the life is slowly draining out of the line at the Air Canada domestic check-in in Vancouver. After reuniting with our luggage and working our ponderous way through Canadian Customs, this is a final ...

To Ski or not to Ski, Vancouver, Canada travel blog

To Ski or not to Ski

A travel blog entry by alasdairm

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... many a Vancouverian rainy day. Going for a wander to do a little location scouting it took me to see some of Vancouver's more interesting architecture from the downtown art gallery to the very smart looking Coliseum inspired library just a couple of ...

Victoria, Victoria, Canada travel blog

Victoria

A travel blog entry by meganandkevin

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Ahh back in the Motherland!  We made the short ferry ride into Victoria Harbour where we were promptly met by our friend Jill who took us into town for a bite and some catching up.  From there we headed out to Metchosin where Jill and family ...

Vancouver, Vancouver, Canada travel blog

Vancouver

A travel blog entry by itsem

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Back to the island.., Victoria, Canada travel blog

Back to the island..

A travel blog entry by itsem

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Not long after arriving in Vancouver Tracey and I headed over to Victoria for a long weekend. Being semi fresh arrived from the its free, or almost free - UK we were still in a state of shock at how expensive all tourist attractions seemed and so we were ...

Four Years, Vancouver, Canada travel blog

Four Years

A travel blog entry by itsem

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... Geisha (with Rumi and Kaori) OK so she was there promoting something but still.. Tracey and I in London on the grounds of Buckingham Palace, sneaking onto the grass. Tracey and I not so long ago in Stanley Park, ...

ferries and bikes, Victoria, Canada travel blog

ferries and bikes

A travel blog entry by cobi

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After our unpleasant introduction to Vancouver Chelsie and I moved to the Global Village hostel which was a breath of fresh air. It was a great place with super friendly staff and most importantly no odour. I convinced Chellsie to tolerate a dorm room ...

Nightmare on Hastings Street, Vancouver, Canada travel blog

Nightmare on Hastings Street

A travel blog entry by cobi

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... dwindled to single layer my heart sank. No big blue bag. I asked the bus driver if there had been another bus going to Vancouver. There was not, and I started to get alarmed. I hadn't even been organized enough to pack a clean pair of underwear in my ...

The British in British Columbia, Victoria, Canada travel blog

The British in British Columbia

A travel blog entry by itsem

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There is a very pretty building in Victoria that is used on all their tourism brochures and on arrival into town we discovered it is their Legislative Building. You can take a free tour of it and so we poked about the place. At night the building is lit ...

Letter to the Editor, Victoria, Canada travel blog

Letter to the Editor

A travel blog entry by mbgower

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... without being edited too heavily on March 20 in the National Post, the more conservative of the two national newspapers in Canada. Having just returned from 6 weeks in Cuba, I was interested to see the Post running a series of articles on life there ...

Canada Allrighty, Vancouver, Canada travel blog

Canada Allrighty

A travel blog entry by sunnysean

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... an over here in the west they finish almost all of their sentences with "Allrighty" or "Yeaah" So my quick visit to Canada was to take a tour of the Canadian Rockies. The tour was Moose Tour which caters to backpackers on budget. Where everybody piles ...

BLOW UP TOFINO, Tofino, Canada travel blog

BLOW UP TOFINO

A travel blog entry by modernoddyseus

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... moved on in search of the "out West" everyone said we'd love, an "out West" that wanted us Canada-trekkers. We moved on to Vancouver Island, and we invited an honorary Julie fill-in to join us for this final Canadian adventure. This young ...

Getting Caught Up Again - Sorry All :), Vancouver, Canada travel blog

Getting Caught Up Again - Sorry All :)

A travel blog entry by hope2go

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... day to day basis, so much in fact that it is tough to find time to write.    So where are we now?  Arrived in Vancouver, April 26, a few days ago at our long time friend's Jacquie's and I have finally found some time to write.  As usual playing ...

Vancouver, Vancouver, Canada travel blog

Vancouver

A travel blog entry by alexndean

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... a hostel of about 50 people - we will stick to the Hosteling International places from now on I think). We found the nice Vancouver on the Saturday when the weather cleared up and we went to Stanley park which is the largest urban park in North ...

Week Forty Six - Vancouver, Vancouver, Canada travel blog

Week Forty Six - Vancouver

A travel blog entry by petenic360

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... On Ice'. I am in safe company here. I leave around twoish and get a taxi back home. I decide to spend another weekend on Vancouver Island. I stay in the same house as last time and spend an idle few days doing even less than normal. Carelessly, I drop my ...

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