Pinnacle Hotel At The Pier
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Well if that hasn't got your attention then nothing will.
Today was a day for cultural exploration. Vancouver is a diverse city but has not always been a truly cosmopolitan city having experienced race riots, institutionalised racism and discrimination. The city has become mature and, for the most, the diversity now promotes mutual …
So today, instead of looking at downtown Van from the balcony we hit it.
Vancouver is an old city in Canadian terms, incorporated in 1886 only 21 years after the country was formed, Van has grown to become the third largest city in Canada and has one of the densest population areas in North America. Van is also incredibly culturally …
Now what kind of question is that to start the day with? Back to that in a bit though...
We arrived! Months of planning, an early trip to the airport, an airport lounge and fabulous eggs benedict, a 9 hour flight, delayed by the obligatory "failed to get from check in to plane", rubbish airline food, a beautiful terminal at YVR (Vancouver …
... to get concerned when they came through on another conveyor. We were missing one, just happened to be the new bag that we had to buy to replace the one that got damaged. Russ and Rob went over to the bag man, they are getting good at this, the man said " IF we find it, where would you like us to send it to" both boys didn't quite know what to say to that! Just at that point it came out all by it's ...
... to pick-up his air ticket
and suitcase. There were also other spontaneous road adventures such
as from Vancouver to California and back, eight times. We also had
endless driving along the breath taking Highway 101, particularly our
favorite along the Oregon coast. Traveling from one small town to
another, you see trees grow dense with green, views of mountain peaks
and every so often there are deer, elks, eagles and ...
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