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I have had such a bizarre reaction when telling people I'm going to Africa, even the customs agent just asked me why? With all the places to go in the world, why Africa. Stay safe is the common send off I've received. I've also had a few friends jokingly tell me I would die. I've been to India, I've been to Cambodia but never before have people almost discouraged my trip. So why Africa? Why ...
... lights, but it was really dark...
We had our complimentary champagne and a few extra beers and enjoyed the ride.
When we got back to our cabins, they'd been transformed into sleepers. The beds had folded down from the wall and roof, and we had 2 sets of bunks.
Now the train is rocking us to sleep as we head over the Rocky Mountains.
... box - great idea. After we emptied Rich's wallet a little we decided to go downtown to the Formal Chinese Gardens. They are, as you can imagine, very beautiful, serene and precise. Outside it's gates was a Chinese communal veg garden in which was growing all sorts of known and weird unknown veges and herbs. We walked up the block looking at all sorts of little Chinese shops and then without warning halfway up another street it was ...
... backstage tour of the Princess Theatre on Deck 7. The Production Manager talked to us all first about the productions and who does what, and how it is all done, and then we were invited on to the stage to have a look behind the scenes. What an amazing stage, and the wings - they are so huge. The stage is at Deck 6 level and the space above the stage goes up to Deck 10 level. It is huge. The dressing room for the dancers is directly behind ...
... of the city looking at high end clothing and then two streets later be in awe of a completely different scene, one that shows the harder side of life. That said their is also some difference in food. In the Gastown area the streets are a little rougher but the food is outstanding. Try walking down a desolate back alley to find a restaurant named Salt that serves a variety of hand picked cheeses, meats and ...
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