Travel Blogs from Vancouver, Canada

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Getting into the swing of things, Vancouver, Canada travel blog

Getting into the swing of things

A travel blog entry by sarahx

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... Stanley Park. I tried to get in to a screening of The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus (Heath Ledger's last movie) at the Vancouver International Film Festival but the lineup for reserve tickets was huge, and after an hour and a half of waiting, they said ...

Welcome to DTS!, Vancouver, Canada travel blog

Welcome to DTS!

A travel blog entry by sarahx

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... during the week; classroom stuff, free time, weekends etc etc. For those of you who don’t know, I’m in Vancouver for 6 months (with a 5 week hiatus in Montreal next January), with a Christian organization called Youth With A Mission (YWAM). ...

Vancouver Firsts, Vancouver, Canada travel blog

Vancouver Firsts

A travel blog entry by sylviajason

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... for the airport, a light rain started again.  Sylvia's Mom and Dad had been so generous and hospitable throughout our stay in Vancouver that we knew it would be hard to leave behind, but we had other business to attend to in Saint Louis and ...

Into the Paralaralympics!, Vancouver, Canada travel blog

Into the Paralaralympics!

A travel blog entry by sarahx

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... were 'facilitating the training'- which turned out to mainly just being there. A few of us were on a panel answering questions about Vancouver (since now we're practically locals), and several did an amazing job of cooking for all 40 of us, but other ...

Last week in Vancouver, Vancouver, Canada travel blog

Last week in Vancouver

A travel blog entry by sarahx

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... morning started with a tear (not by me, I may add- I have a heart of stone): Taylor, Jenny & Nathan all left Vancouver for good early in the morning. Taylor and his family were driving back to Colorado Springs(!) a 2 day journey, and Jenny & ...

Home sweet home, Vancouver, Canada travel blog

Home sweet home

A travel blog entry by sarahx

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So I found our apartment and met 2 other girls from Switzerland. We're in a 1-bed apartment but have swapped the living room for the bedroom- so have 3 bunk beds in the big room, and a sofa and desk in the smaller one. A little kitchenette, bathroom, ...

What's In The Pack?, Vancouver, Canada travel blog

What's In The Pack?

A travel blog entry by sylviajason

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Thank you to everyone who's been keeping up with our blog thus far. We appreciate your interest, well-wishes and comments.  They will undoubtedly help us feel closer to home while travelling in distant lands. For those of you wondering what to pack ...

Weigh In At The Airport, Vancouver, Canada travel blog

Weigh In At The Airport

A travel blog entry by sylviajason

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Hi Everyone! Thanks for playing along and guessing the weights of our packs.  Unfortunately there is no actual prize, but Ivy gets the reward for the closest guesses. The actual weight of Sylvia's pack was 9.4 kg or 20.7 lb. The actual weight of ...

Arrival (sorry, no clever titles after no sleep), Vancouver, Canada travel blog

Arrival (sorry, no clever titles after no sleep)

A travel blog entry by sarahx

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Well just a quick update to remind myself how this thing works- I arrived safely today, flight was fine, Tanya met me at the airport and we got the shiny new SkyTrain downtown, then a bus to her house, where i met Anna, another staff member at DTS.  ...

The Flight Was Over Before It Began, Vancouver, Canada travel blog

The Flight Was Over Before It Began

A travel blog entry by sylviajason

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... and drove us home on the right side of the road.  We were very happy to see them and drop our bags on Canadian soil for the first time in six months.  It was also Jason's first time experiencing Vancouver in summer.  The weather was ...

Canada, Vancouver, Canada travel blog

Canada

A travel blog entry by tinytraveller

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... It's been a while since my first email but I have been holding off until we finished travelling through Canada. Tomorrow we catch a ferry across the water from Vancouver Island and cross the border into the States. It's bye bye Alaska and bye bye Canada. ...

Not so much a 'what' entry more feelings i ..., Vancouver, Canada travel blog

Not so much a 'what' entry more feelings i ...

A travel blog entry by gdrenfrew

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... , cooking dinner for us and their 3 kids, going out with a couple of new friends. Rambling again... But now I'm in Vancouver. Which is a fantastic city if you like the outdoors, which most people here seem to. What a beautiful location, mountains, ...

Don''t look down!, Victoria, Canada travel blog

Don''t look down!

A travel blog entry by sarahx

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I pretty much exhausted what Victoria had to offer me on Thursday, so I asked at the front desk where I could go that would occupy me for the day, and was free. They recommended Goldstream provincial park, a couple of bus rides away but a beautiful park ...

First Class Flying, Vancouver, Canada travel blog

First Class Flying

A travel blog entry by whereshegoes

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... made me cry when she handed me back my passport and with a warm smile said "Welcome home!" I made my way through the Vancouver airport which I know so well and reveled in all the Canadiana. Tim Hortons, Maple Leafs, and it seemed like everyone was ...

Touchdown, Vancouver, Canada travel blog

Touchdown

A travel blog entry by whereshegoes

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... next flight so I unraveled my sleeping bag and passed out on the floor by our gate. The next thing I remember, we were in Canada! I was overwhelmed as I stared out the window at my beautiful country on our decent. The tears stung my eyes and I couldnt ...

Note to self: get a car, Campbell River, Canada travel blog

Note to self: get a car

A travel blog entry by sarahx

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... the ferry between the two islands in New Zealand. In fact, Vancouver itself seems to be a cross between San Francisco and Auckland. Vancouver Island is very green, woody and spaced out- we drove up one boring highway North for a couple of hours to get to ...

That's a wrap- DTS draws to a close, Vancouver, Canada travel blog

That's a wrap- DTS draws to a close

A travel blog entry by sarahx

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... entry' back into our home environment. We also had a few YWAMers come to not-so-subtly inform us about opportunities to serve in Vancouver with them- always on the look out for new recruits! Then on Friday morning we had a meeting with the rest of the ...

I can't wait for the weekend to begin!, Vancouver, Canada travel blog

I can't wait for the weekend to begin!

A travel blog entry by sarahx

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... shoes (of course) if a little out of my pricerange right now. We continued down Waterstreet, and walked through a film set (this Vancouver, 3rd biggest film centre of the world, remember!) They were filming the TV show Fringe- it was cool to see the ...

Tally hoe, old chap, Victoria, Canada travel blog

Tally hoe, old chap

A travel blog entry by sarahx

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... to be back in a city again after the peace of Quadra and Tofino. I’m glad I came before going straight back to Vancouver though- Victoria really is quite a small city as cities go, downtown can be navigated easily and without too much walking. And ...

Living the Vancouver Life, Vancouver, Canada travel blog

Living the Vancouver Life

A travel blog entry by sarahx

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... to church on Sunday morning and did the shopping for a Christmas hamper my small group are putting together for a family in Vancouver affected by AIDS. Went to a coffee shop with Anne, and am currently watching Ancel and Nathan play ice hockey, despite ...

One more day of work..., Vancouver, Canada travel blog

One more day of work...

A travel blog entry by curtisandnancy

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Tomorrow is our last day of work for a whole month. For Curtis, that means FEDEXing some prints to a client in New York and finishing arranging assistants for Scott Morgan's shoot (scheduled for the "next sunny weekday" - whenever that will be!) For ...

The Olympics Begin, Vancouver, Canada travel blog

The Olympics Begin

A travel blog entry by sarahx

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... up for London, if you're thinking that far ahead.  That was a long meeting. 1pm to 8pm, largely introducing everyone to Vancouver. Yes, Commercial Drive is a good place to go for coffee. We've been living there for 3 months... we know! They did ...

Road Trip, Edmonton to Vancouver, Canada travel blog

Road Trip

A travel blog entry by whereshegoes

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... I suspect it is one of the most photographed places in Canada. Next we hopped back in the car and continued our roadtrip to Vancouver. After leaving the mountains, we stopped at a McDs for lunch as they have veggie burgers that Max has taken a liking to. ...

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 ...

Right on, dude, Tofino, Canada travel blog

Right on, dude

A travel blog entry by sarahx

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... review for Good Food, I thought this is it- I'm living the dream. Now all I need to do is convince GF that they need a Vancouver correspondent to try out all the many restaurants over here... I hopped back on my bike a bit later to try and catch the ...

Back at grannies!!!!!!, Sidney, Canada travel blog

Back at grannies!!!!!!

A travel blog entry by neilandamy

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... Its Thursday...... We decided we were gonna head into Sidney to use the internet to book car rental and accomodation for vancouver the following week, after a free 30mins in the library we then proceded to discover every internet cafe in town had closed ...

We're at Grannies!!!!!!! (actually in Sidney), Victoria, Vancouver Island, Canada travel blog

We're at Grannies!!!!!!! (actually in Sidney)

A travel blog entry by neilandamy

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... Can't see any difference between Canada and America so far, except for the abundance of Canadian flags and a little less advertising! In Vancouver jumped off one bus onto another, and then got on a ferry! The ferry crossing was cool, sailing between lots ...

Road Trip - Back on our own again, Vancouver, Canada travel blog

Road Trip - Back on our own again

A travel blog entry by neilandamy

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... back on our own. We got the ferry back to the mainland and picked up the bus to take us right into the heart of downtown Vancouver. Had meaty brekkie subs from subway as we were a little early and the headed to the rental place to pick up the car. I ...

My Last Day in Canada, Vancouver, Canada travel blog

My Last Day in Canada

A travel blog entry by whereshegoes

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... not too late and made our way out for the day. As we drove through the suburbs and over the bridges to get into downtown Vancouver, I spotted the occasional reminder of some random memory from my life here 10 years ago. A mall I would shop at, my first ...

Vancouver, Vancouver, Canada travel blog

Vancouver

A travel blog entry by janterry

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... a little larger audience. We were taken out to dinner both nights and tonight's meal was at one of the best restaurants in Vancouver - and I could actually eat a decent meal tonight - after 13 days of upset tummy its finally starting to heal so I could ...

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