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It's Tuesday and we can see clearly now the rain has gone…..! The skies are blue at last although it’s still cool. As first time visitors to Vancouver there are a few things we are supposed to do and Capilano Forest Park and Grouse Mountain are two of them.
We caught the bus from our apartment all the way to the park…..public transport is so easy here.
The park is beautifully done with a path that runs along a cliff ...
... know because i wasnt payin $20 for a sandwich haha. All people in the que were massive fat folk and kept bashin the fatness off my head it was disgusting. Vancouver airports cool, its got old totem poles and things inside it. The line for passport control seemed to go really quick which was good. Typical for me there was rail works on the line i had to get so i had to get a different line that goes past my stop and get another one to go back. Managed easy enough though and met andrew ...
... a "Norway in a nutshell" tour, which takes me through some of the magnificent fjords of Norway (don't know what a fjord is or what it looks like ? here is a wiki article on one of the fjords I will be visiting http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Geirangerf jord). This tour will take about 8-10 hours and while you can do a round trip back to Bergen, I've decided to get the one way tour and make my way to Oslo, getting in around 10pm. Oslo is just an overnight stop ...
... elevation. Anyone with a fear of heights or twisty, windy, narrow mountain roads is strongly discouraged from making the trip despite its scenic beauty. From Hurricane Ridge there are spectacular, sweeping views of the Olympic Mountain Range, including the peak of Mt Olympus itself (not Greece) at 7500ft (2432m). The wind blowing off the mountains was icy cold despite it being a bright, sunny, late summer afternoon.
From the visitors’ center we hiked three miles ...
... to be. Everyone on the bus was a little confused. We had to wait another 10 minutes or so for the next bus to arrive. We made it home eventually!
Tonight we planned a picnic dinner at Burnaby Mountain Park where we had great views of the city and the water. The sunset was beautiful. Good food and good company - you can't go wrong!! A great ending to an enjoyable day in Vancity! :)
L & B ...
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