Sandman Hotel & Suites Squamish
Travel Blogs from Squamish
... a terrific guided tour of its extensive collection of First Nations artifacts. Which, by the way, is they way Canadians now refer to their indigenous tribes/groups/etc. Turns out that the Canadians treated their native peoples just as horrifically as we did ours. First, thousands were killed by measles or smallpox or other European diseases. Then those who remained were prevented from holding potlatches (their social gatherings during which homage ...
... day as it is at the end of a large inlet from the Pacific. A hundred years ago you had to get a boat to Squamish then a trail up the valley onward. The road was finally put in and paved in 1965 as the ski resort started to take shape.
We arrived in Squamish, sometimes called Swampit due to the humidity, and headed straight for Walmart. We were ...
The nice lady at Amtrack put us on the left hand side, the side with the view, we saw a lot of water. We recommend the trains as a good way to see America and with the exception of the one Madam Hitler at Oakland all of the Amtrak staff have been excellent. Upon our arrival at Vancouver we had to go through customs, which was easy, no problems, had to declare all our weapons (one Swiss Army knife and one Bear Grills knife), one ...
October 6, 2013
Travel Day: Yellowknife, NT to Vancouver, BC
Pretty plain Jane day really. Our flight wasn't till 1:45pm so we got to spend a good portion of the day hanging out with the little ladies before officially handing them off to Grandma Yoga for the next 2 weeks. ...
... English Bay to the southern point of Stanley Park. I then walked back, got some supplies at the 7-11 and some dinner and back to the hotel...no to mention a gorgeous sunset.
It is now just after 8.30pm and I am pretty knackered but looking forward to tomorrow when I do a city snapshots tour of the city and Granville Island.
Right now I'm signing off for the night :)
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Fitness/Health center