Fairview Guest House
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... firmer but certainly well worth it. Back to city dropped some gear at hotel then taxi to Granville Island for a quick trot round the shops then met the group for dinner at Sandbar restaurant directly underneath the bridge, great location and great food. Back across water on the water taxi then a gentle stroll back to hotel for a nightcap then off to bed. Great day of ...
... the road to wait for the Big Bus as we had a two day ticket included in our package. A charming and very solemn young man exchanged our vouchers for tickets and ushered us onto the bus when it arrived and we set off to do the whole circuit. We passed football and hockey stadiums, art galleries and an old military building with tanks outside which is one of the oldest buildings in Vancouver. It is called Jericho Garrison and is home of the ...
... all over myself. I woke up just in time to see what I think was the Great Salt Lake then not much further on snow capped mountains! On arrival into Vancouver first thoughts it was beautiful. Snow capped mountains but clear sunny day, it was only about 18 degrees but it was a lovely dry heat. We caught a taxi to our first accommodation the Sylvia Hotel located opposite English Bay a lovely little heritage building, rooms were basic but did the job. ...
... lunch. We had lemon chicken, spring roll a nd fried rice. You paid for it and then heated it in a microwave and ate it in their dining area.
Off walking again and we found ourselves near the cruise ships berth. The sister ship of our cruise ship was there. We had a good look to see if it was the same as our MS Oosterdam. We saw opportunities for light painting and perhaps some movie reenactments!
Wandering on ...
... on some ski gear for Sam, Jo and Matt. Sandra McStravick had given us a few names of places to get some good deals. We found jackets for Matt and Jo, along with ski pants for Mase.
Then we headed off to Granville Island via the Seawall (the coast of Vancouver mainland). The pine trees are my favourite – the shape of the tree, the fall of the branches…just gorgeous. Being boxing day, Granville Island was closed which we hadn’t ...
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