Comfort Inn & Suites
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... C... Plus the spray from the boat..
So we were all outfitted in survival suits. bulky floatation and waterproof suits..
Even had one to fit CJ..
The trip lasted three hours.. and we ended up about 100m off the coast of USA, Washington state..
Our skipper was also a killer whale researcher who had been working in those waters for > 15 years and ...
... Van is quite hilly (like Melb) as opposed Toronto which was relatively flat. I hear a commotion behind me - this homeless guy is careering down the road in amongst the traffic with his shopping trolley acting as the engine and the wheeling bin at the back as the caboose and his rear foot being the break. Amazingly he made it down the hill in one piece and just wandered off on his mission.
Today we are off to do the cruise. I can't believe how ...
... the first morning we got up and went for a walk. It was about -1 and the sun was shining, I rugged up in 3 layers and Shan walks out as if he is going to play for the wallabies in shorts and his rugby jersey!!! He got a few strange looks while we were out and about but we stopped noticing as we were just in awe of the sheer beauty of where we were.
That night we did a little bar crawl and not far from our hotel was quite a unique bar called ...
... but often refused to wear them. Both teams had the same rations per day – but the Norwegian team skied alongside the sledges while the British were often pulling the sledges so burning considerably more calories per day. The food was based on the food we had seen discussed at buffalo jump - dried meat often flavoured with berries, and supplemented of course with the meat from either the dogs or ponies.
The timeline showed the Norwegian expedition arriving a month ...
... I felt it would leave my readers with less of a feeling of “you are there” than publishing it in a more timely manner. Another reason to share, we can print an easy to read accounts of our adventure and place the pages amongst the pictures in our cruise albums. Additionally, it provides those family members who follow an accounting of “where we spent our children's inheritance!”
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