Travel Blogs from Vancouver, Canada

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onto the island, Sidney, Canada travel blog

onto the island

A travel blog entry by gonroamin


the crossing to Vancouver island was about 1 hour 45 mins, and quite pleasant, they had a Naturalist on the boat talking about British columbia , and the history of the early settlers and the lighthouse men that came to this area and built the early ...

great place, nice view, Tofino, Canada travel blog

great place, nice view

A travel blog entry by gonroamin


Two and a half hour drive and we we're in Tofino on the west coast of the island. We got a place in the Duffin cove resort, our room has a great view out to sea, so we have been wildlife watching. So far we have seen a group of 4 sea otters, a bald eagle ...

Great Expectations (aka Bleak House), Vancouver, Canada travel blog

Great Expectations (aka Bleak House)

A travel blog entry by davem8991


In the morning went for a quick hike in Manning Park again before setting off for Vancouver (drove straight there without a break). We dropped the car off a day early without problems or penalties and the lugged our bags about 10 blocks up to the ...

Vancouver, Vancouver, Canada travel blog


A travel blog entry by thomas.en.hanne


... inwoners zijn Aziatisch, met een groot aanbod aan lekker en goedkoop eten tot gevolg!   Vandaag bezochten we het Vancouver Museum of Antropology. Ze hebben een grote verzameling aan objecten van de native Americans. We lazen er ook gruwelijke ...

Richmond Canada, Vancouver, Canada travel blog

Richmond Canada

A travel blog entry by juditha

... hour and day was simple. I left Barry and Ros and got the flight to Heathrow airport and then on Air Canada to Vancouver. Heathrow Terminal 3 was incredibly busy with millions of people everywhere. Ellen and Bill were at Vancouver airport to meet me ...

Evening Whale Show, Pender Island, Canada travel blog

Evening Whale Show

A travel blog entry by coachfrick


Not much to say here - just take a look at the photos from this evening's whale show.  Absolutely amazing.  You can see in the breach photos how close the whale was to the shore line - at the light marker by the Thieves Bay Marina. ...

Here at last!, Vancouver, Canada travel blog

Here at last!

A travel blog entry by tan13_ocanada


Nearly 19 hours later...  We're tired but happy to have made it this far. Vancouver Airport is huge,  the shops are different, so are the accents, suddenly we feel quite foreign! I see my first Tim Hortons coffee shop,  and am looking ...

First Destination, Vancouver, Canada travel blog

First Destination

A travel blog entry by jenshaw

... from Ottawa was uneventful other than a little turbulence as we crossed the Rockies west of Calgary and again during our descent into Vancouver.   I had an interesting chat with a  fellow economist from UVic who had travelled to many of our ...

Back for the Hockey!! Go Canucks Go, Vancouver, Canada travel blog

Back for the Hockey!! Go Canucks Go

A travel blog entry by scottiedog


... ;with plenty of action. The following day i am nursing a pretty sore head so decide to hire a bike and ride around the sea wall and Stanley park which is Beautiful. From here i head to Vancouver island, and only 30 days to go before i head ...

Roaming Around, Vancouver, Canada travel blog

Roaming Around

A travel blog entry by lucycain


... with his little Ukulele in his hand… After lunch, took a water cab across the Fraser River and walked uphill to downtown Vancouver for some shopping. On the way we stopped off at a branch of HSBC that was ridiculously huge and had a bizarre giant ...

Vancouver, Vancouver, Canada travel blog


A travel blog entry by paulngail

We drove thro' the rockys to here and back. See for pictures and blog for this ...

Day 138: North America bound!, Vancouver, Canada travel blog

Day 138: North America bound!

A travel blog entry by johnnyandamber


... ;150 Indonesian Rupia,15 Singapore cents, 20 Malaysian cents, 2 Japanese Yen, 5130 Korean Won # of times we did laundry: 7 # of languages we know how to say Butterfly in: 31  # of holes Amber's sneakers: 6 Next stop: Vancouver, Canada  ...

Day 139: March 4th again?, Vancouver, Canada travel blog

Day 139: March 4th again?

A travel blog entry by johnnyandamber


... for my mind to grasp right now (especially in its tired state).  John's parents have rented a house for the week in Vancouver. John and I took a small nap to help us partly recover from the jet lag and then spent some time Skyping with family. We ...

zodiacs,  bears, the oldest trees in canada, Tofino, Canada travel blog

zodiacs, bears, the oldest trees in canada

A travel blog entry by kupdegra


It's an early morning cause we have a jammed packed day. First trip is Ocean Outfitter's Bear viewing by Zodiac 2 hour tour. We get there early to suit up in our waterproof suites. Then hobble down to the harbor and gingerly climb into ...

Spud Goes Bicoastal In The USA And Visits Canada, Vancouver, Canada travel blog

Spud Goes Bicoastal In The USA And Visits Canada

A travel blog entry by spudthewombat


Countries visited: USA, Canada After making his way up the east coast of the USA, Spud flies to the Evergreen State, Washington. So close to Canada, he decides to pop into Vancouver for a few ...

Home sweet home, Vancouver, Canada travel blog

Home sweet home

A travel blog entry by rosey

I've been home for two weeks now and things are back to normal. Despite my best efforts I got sick immediately after returning and had to miss two days of work. My salt flats cough continues to linger but I'm starting to feel like I can see the light at ...

Wesley the Westfalia, Victoria, Canada travel blog

Wesley the Westfalia

A travel blog entry by cmedancing


"Tag your it", thats what the typical laid back owner of our new Westfalia told me when he handed over the keys, "this Van will change your life man".  It took Christina and I nearly 2 months to find our 1982 Diesel Westfalia, which was tipped of ...

Fish and game club, Courtenay, Canada travel blog

Fish and game club

A travel blog entry by james-hamid


hi, so this entry is about the video below so watch that. the first thing that i'm doing is shooting a sniper at a skeet if you don't know what a skeet is it's orange about the size of your hand and has a black rim it's really hard to hit them because ...

New Years Ting and Polar Bear Swim!, Vancouver, Canada travel blog

New Years Ting and Polar Bear Swim!

A travel blog entry by peterpanda


Silvester. In Vancouver. Großstadtfeeling. Irgendwie komisch, weil neu. Aber irgendwie auch gerade deswegen gut, weil mal was anderes. New Years Ting im The Fall. Reggae/Dancehall/Dub. Für dieses Fest wird ein Tattoo-Laden samt insässiger Art Gallery ...

Phase II of Plan C......., Vancouver, Canada travel blog

Phase II of Plan C.......

A travel blog entry by javaminit


... your lunch, free coffee/tea/water but no food unless you have a credit card.  Beautiful huh? So, when we arrived in Vancouver, we were feeling a bit peckish.  A little Asian restaurant here in the terminal had excellent food and not your typical ...

First Steps, Vancouver, Canada travel blog

First Steps

A travel blog entry by peaceforearth


... 2001 when it was under construction. It's great to experience some of the benefits of urban community living. While in Vancouver, we received an email from Eugene Friends Church with the following query which was included in its Sunday Bulletin: ...

YVR, Vancouver, Canada travel blog


A travel blog entry by rhonda_riley


Well we've made it through security and checked in to the Priority Lounge to try out the free passes. Our flight to London leaves in less than 3 hours. Flight was a bit delayed and very full. Headset plug is not working on my screen but Riley is settled ...

Victoria - Beachcomber RV park, Vancouver Island, Canada travel blog

Victoria - Beachcomber RV park

A travel blog entry by prieststrip


... home on the coast in the UK the only difference is that they were 'mobile'.  But this appeared to be the same thing at most of the RV sites on Vancouver Island, most people lived in Victoria! We had a relaxing night around the fire and ...

Day 30 - Butchart Gardens, Metchosin, Canada travel blog

Day 30 - Butchart Gardens

A travel blog entry by thesullivans


Woke up to a beautiful sunrise over the beach. Had a relaxing morning enjoying our surroundings.  Finally got organised and headed into the city of Victoria for a look.  It was about this point in time that things turned into a typical Griswold ...

Back home to Vancouver, Vancouver, Canada travel blog

Back home to Vancouver

A travel blog entry by robthebruce


Well, I am on my way home today. I have to take a train from Edinburgh to Glasgow and then make my way to the Glasgow Airport. I had a bit of a wait at the Edinburgh train station, so I am just sitting here waiting and listening to music.  There ...

Granville Island, Vancouver, Canada travel blog

Granville Island

A travel blog entry by martartu


Granville ...

Flying out to Narita, Japan, Vancouver, Canada travel blog

Flying out to Narita, Japan

A travel blog entry by annchou

OZ Pre-trip 20061013 On the plane Now we are on board! There are lots of entertainment, and lots of food. But very lack of room. We spent most of the time standing beside the service station, and reading. See my Photo ...

Mount Cypress Take 2, Vancouver, Canada travel blog

Mount Cypress Take 2

A travel blog entry by pauloandab


This time, we ski'd!! It was a great day, and we're certainly paying for it now. We arrived at about 9.30am after catching a bus, then a sea bus and a charter bus up the mountain (it was an early morning). We got all geared up and made our way to ...

The Arctic: Encore, Vancouver, Canada travel blog

The Arctic: Encore

A travel blog entry by reneshn


As I sat around at Vancouver airport twiddling my thumbs waiting for the red eye to Toronto, I begin to reflect on my time spent up in the Arctic. A wise anaesthetist I met up here once said that you can think of Canada as five different countries; La-la ...

West coast here we come, Vancouver, Canada travel blog

West coast here we come

A travel blog entry by rossport


G'day all, Well we are finally on the last legs of the trip and have reached the SUNNY side of the world, we landed in Vancouver this afternoon and tried to get a bus to the Hotel but they did not go there and found out if they did it was going to cost ...

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