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Travel Blogs from Vancouver
Well, Saturday I finally made it back up Grouse, this time on a clear day, for the stellar views, the orphaned grizzlies and the lumberjacks. Oh, the lumberjacks. I feel this part of the day is best expressed pictorially:
... I want most out of life is out of reach. The thing that gets to me most, though, about travelling alone – is when something really awesome happens. I want to turn to someone, grab their arm and squeal "Woah!!! Did you see that?!?" I want to share the experience. I think part of the pull we humans feel to pair up, or to be around each other at all, really, is to share experiences. To have someone else bear witness to the events in our ...
... for geeks” and “a sports bar for nerds”. It has a faux-medieval interior, and the walls are adorned with paraphernalia like rayguns, crossbows, dragon skulls and err... a giant custom Cthulhu wall shrine. You can see why I love it. Not to mention their ‘no sports’ policy means they only play 1950s creature features on the big screens, their shelves are stacked with board games to play while you wait ...
... though the luggage hasn't arrived yet, which is a little strange as it left by road hours ago, on what we would imagine is a quicker journey.
We head out at about 3pm to look at the town. There is no town shuttle bus waiting, so we walk towards town past the coal loader. Find a shuttle stop near the train station, so wait for a shuttle we can see in the distance.
The shuttle driver is a woman of a particularly pedantic bent, difficult to get ...
... of our favourite songs in the hotel bar, which meant we didn't need to venture too far before getting our first taste of Vancouver. This was just as well as we had a pretty full day planned for Friday: a trip to Whistler with our new friends Malcolm and Roseanne (Vancouver residents who happen to be the parents of Richard's colleague, Charlie), and staying up past my bedtime to see Australian musicians and friends, Tony and ...
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Other places to stay in Vancouver
West End, Vancouver | Condofrom $186
Downtown Vancouver, Vancouver | Condofrom $126
- We will be back!
- Cross (out) The Meridian if you can...
- Great hotel for traveling with infant
West End, Vancouver | 3 star condofrom $123
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Granville Island, Vancouver | Condofrom $183
Downtown Vancouver, Vancouver | Condofrom $166
West End, Vancouver | Condofrom $124
Kitsilano, Vancouver | Condofrom $133