Travel Blogs from Vancouver, Canada

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What are the last things you want to happen ..., Vancouver, Canada travel blog

What are the last things you want to happen ...

A travel blog entry by wkfoster

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... the information - but that would mean less time sitting around in airports which is always so much fun! We also headed over to Vancouver Island for a day trip and met up with Derek and Peta. There was clear blue skies and the sun was shining down as ...

"THAT IS TOO COOL." (WE MADE IT ACROSS)

A travel blog entry by modernoddyseus

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Rob's semi-truck chokingly ascended and timidly descended the lush hills of Vancouver Island's interior. Johnny, Adam, Canadian Sean, and I rode with him. We were happy as heck to be gone from Tofino. Rob told us that the rivers of Vancouver ...

Due North, Vancouver, Canada travel blog

Due North

A travel blog entry by alasdairm

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... had before arriving. I was headed to my last country (sniff) on my journey today, Canada. Hoofing over to the Greyhound station I got a ticket to Vancouver somehow getting into a conversation with the girl behind the counter saying how she would ...

And so it begins, Vancouver, Canada travel blog

And so it begins

A travel blog entry by smartandsassy

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I'm heading out today on a month long trip through Southeast Asia- locations, timelines, all of it yet to be determined.  With the one caveat that I know I have to be in Thailand on December 3rd to meet a friend.  I'm a little ...

Vancouver minus the rain..., Vancouver, Canada travel blog

Vancouver minus the rain...

A travel blog entry by cobi

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... Westin hotel on the harbour for an IBM conference. We went up to her hotel room and I began to understand why people love Vancouver, looking out at the mountains just beyond the marina. Vancouver is a very clean and friendly city - if you're in the right ...

100 days of summer, Vancouver, Canada travel blog

100 days of summer

A travel blog entry by itsem

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... and quite a pretty area. We were too excited to be tourists yet getting a residents discount. My friend from Japan had a friend visiting Vancouver and asked me to look after her, so we took her to the bridge too. I would've looked like a knowledgeable ...

Making a Splash, Vancouver, Canada travel blog

Making a Splash

A travel blog entry by alasdairm

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... 360 degree city view from the top probably a heck of a lot better than the view from outside. Settling instead on the nearby Canada Place building by the waterfront with it's line of yacht like sails usually home to passing cruise ships for a few days ...

Home, Vancouver, Canada travel blog

Home

A travel blog entry by itsem

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... to find that the bus was running late. Sounds bad but it had been due 20 minutes before and was the last bus back to Vancouver for the night.  Could have been interesting as the whole town was booked out for the music fest! Unfortunately the bus was ...

Bon Voyage, Vancouver, Canada travel blog

Bon Voyage

A travel blog entry by mbgower

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... sideways -- green on the bottom, the tops vivid white where the snow has fallen. Despite the smog up the Fraser valley, Vancouver remains a beautiful city. The Olympics are going to really put it on the map -- and put Whistler right out of my price ...

Canada geese, Horseshoe Bay Canada, Canada travel blog

Canada geese

A travel blog entry by jennykelly

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... we are very grateful to Rose and Leon for taking time out of their busy day to show us their interesting city of Vancouver. Des logged onto the internet to get in touch with the insurance company, who signed us up for third party insurance through ...

Thursday 17 April, Vancouver, Canada travel blog

Thursday 17 April

A travel blog entry by manningnz

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... was now ours. Now we needed Insurance so we could get number/licence plates and use the vehicle. Vehicle Insurance in Canada is compulsory and the main component can only be purchased via the Government Insurance system.   Insurance was the sticky ...

This entry will be terse not because my ..., Vancouver, Canada travel blog

This entry will be terse not because my ...

A travel blog entry by bradleyt

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... down Johnson Street to find Ditch. It was then time to drive up to Sydney to hop on a ferry to take me back to Vancouver. Monday, September 20th My day wasn't terribly exciting. I went out to the pitch and putt to justify me dragging my golf clubs ...

Canada Washington Oregon, Vancouver, Canada travel blog

Canada Washington Oregon

A travel blog entry by trekker2

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... today, (Saturday)  It has been cold and damp for a couple of days well actually we have been cold for several days. Vancouver was different than I expected very crowded and old.  By old I mean the buildings were not shabby but older and it ...

Tuesday 15 April, Vancouver, Canada travel blog

Tuesday 15 April

A travel blog entry by manningnz

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... a lifesaving map.   We took the groceries back to the Hotel and arranged to see another RV in North Delta (northern Vancouver). This RV was older (1988) and Caroline just didn't like it but just up the road we could see another suitable looking ...

The Last Word (Canada), Vancouver, Canada travel blog

The Last Word (Canada)

A travel blog entry by faff

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... of Lonely Planet for BC but honestly we hardly used it. Our general itinerary was planned out with a very helpful staffer at the Vancouver visitor center. There are lots of free guides for each of the major areas. Every little place has a visitor center. ...

goodbye party, Vancouver, Canada travel blog

goodbye party

A travel blog entry by mikeandheather

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... resulting in a nasty eye injury - what a night! I guess the monumental hangover was a little bitter too, but that's history now. Vancouver rocks - we've meandered, eaten and plan to do more of the same until we get back on the plane tonight for Hong ...

End of Cruise, back on our own, Vancouver, Canada travel blog

End of Cruise, back on our own

A travel blog entry by mills01480

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Well completed the last organised tour for a while (hooray) there is only so much herding around you can take, and the groups were large, sometimes as many as 10 coaches in the place you were stopping, due to the short season....and the fact that there ...

First of all i have a special thanks to ..., Vancouver, Canada travel blog

First of all i have a special thanks to ...

A travel blog entry by bradleyt

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... be in the absolute worst part of town. It's quite a neat dichotomy really. Tomorrow I hop on the ferry to take me to Vancouver Island for a couple of days and then I'll be back in Vancouver for a couple more. My time here in Canada is growing short. ...

Motorhome - RV, Vancouver, Canada travel blog

Motorhome - RV

A travel blog entry by manningnz

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... a lovely place, across the harbour from the city proper. It is nestled right under the very high and steep hills surrounding Vancouver. We eventually found the address we were looking for after getting very lost driving through the city with a rather poor ...

Blue, Victoria, Canada travel blog

Blue

A travel blog entry by mbgower

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One more week of this. This blue atmosphere, even in the morning, fading to night. The wind has been sucking at the windows like Lucy on her night feeds -- hungry, needy, almost conscious. I've taken a warmer coat out of storage if only for one more ...

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 ...

Monday 21 April, Vancouver, Canada travel blog

Monday 21 April

A travel blog entry by manningnz

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... for a few hours. We then went back to the Van and waited until the traffic died down (6:30) before we drove out through Vancouver downtown south to Richmond where we free camped in a leisure centre car-park between an Ice Rink and Pool. It was very quiet ...

Alex and Snow, Vancouver, Canada travel blog

Alex and Snow

A travel blog entry by itsem

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... little more beautiful and unexpected than snow in a city. So Alex got her wish, when you can see them the mountains surrounding Vancouver are covered in white. Coming down the hill the other day on the bus an old lady exclaimed "Would you look at ...

Wednesday 20 August, Nanaimo, Canada travel blog

Wednesday 20 August

A travel blog entry by manningnz

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... 10.15 ferry from a place called Tsawassen which is south of Richmond, out on a causeway. This ferry goes to Duke Point on Vancouver Island which takes 2 hours.   We had decided not to take the RV over as we were only going over night to visit my ...

It's snow time!!!, Vancouver, Canada travel blog

It's snow time!!!

A travel blog entry by tommy

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... day Ange and I drove back to Vancouver to drop the SUV off and spend a couple of days site seeing. Shortly after arriving in Vancouver I got 2 phone calls and 2 job offers. Now I really had to think! Do I go with Fernie which was always the plan and have ...

After spending 4 weeks in toronto i decided ..., Vancouver, Canada travel blog

After spending 4 weeks in toronto i decided ...

A travel blog entry by mrjoey

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... for one more night until we hit Vancouver. Finally after 3 days of broken sleep, card games and watching Canada pass by I made it to Vancouver. So everyone I'd ever spoken to about Vancouver had always sung its praises. Well all i can say is ...

The last day's hippie van, Vancouver, Canada travel blog

The last day's hippie van

A travel blog entry by mgraveli

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So today I have arrived in Vancouver.  The last stretch of the trip on the train was pretty uneventful.  I woke up to Gab, the VIA attendant taking a photo of me.  Out of all the VIA attendants I have taken photos of, 21 year ...

Vancouver, Vancouver, Canada travel blog

Vancouver

A travel blog entry by kevandsian

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Hi Guys, You can read our update from Vancouver in our entry from Calgary, Canada entitled 'Winter Wonderland'. Cheers, K & ...

Viva Vancooouver, Vancouver, Canada travel blog

Viva Vancooouver

A travel blog entry by jrcormack

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... is..... Me: The best in the world!! Well hello from Bannf but thought I would catch up on a few entries! I previously mentioned that Vancouver is an amazing place and with it chewing over a week of my time I really did fall in love with it. With ...

Arrival in Vancouver, Arriving in Vancouver, Canada travel blog

Arrival in Vancouver

A travel blog entry by itsem

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After years of talking about it we have finally hit Vancouver, although we almost didnt! As I was chatting to Nat on my mobile at the airport in London I heard them page passengers Gigg and Vickery. We ran and made it though there was a slight bit of ...

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