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You've got to love the time changes. With the hour change, Josephine was up at 5am - nice and early! Andrew took the opportunity to cruise the town in search of coffee. Its amazing that many people aren't really up at that hour.
The early wake up did give us a chance to get up and out of our hotel by 8am. The further we headed west, the …
... Hopefully they will fix up :)
Timing issues eventually sorted out and they gave us a time of 2.48 which gave us 6th for the day. Looking back we took the start too easy and allowed less experienced riders to get in front of us but then hold us up on the first decent. But that is fine as we made it through without incident - one poor rider hit a steel bollard on the first bridge 1km in and his race was then over :(
21st January - Tuesday
The day started with some good news, we didn't have to find a Library, Kathy our host kindly printed the ferry information for us. Lovely day so off we went on an adventure to Capilano Suspension Bridge Park. We caught the bus that was going to Grouse Mountain and got off at our stop and walked a block to the park.
... The view of Vancouver with the snow capped mountains behind is beautiful. It was a shame the water fountain wasn't squirting very high. I didn't stay to long as it was to cold. I then headed off for a train back to downtown Vancouver, stopped to have a look at the outdoor ice rink and and to buy a cake and a cuppa to warm me up. I enjoy the different flavoured hot chocolates here. I've had normal, peppermint and candy cane flavour so ...
... are on the left side of the column. This is the same side for all normal Australian cars, but wrong for me and my European toy. So it meant that not only did I have to concentrate on staying on the correct side of the road, get used to the extra width on my right, but ignore my habit of indicating with my right hand. Luckily I needed the windscreen wipers for most of the day.
It was normal, just follow the cars in front, think ...
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- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking