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After our whilrwind tour of Whistler we started to explore Vancouver - or Van City. Ater wandering through a few districts, we took a tram tour around Stanley park: a 1001 acre park on the north edge of downtown that is bordered on most sides by the Pacific Ocean inlet . The effects of 3 days intense excercise took it's toll on Rich and he had a …
... II and set off for the Georgia Strait.
The guide on the boat told us they had a rough idea where the Orca's were, but there was obviously no guarantee we'd see them. We had, however, been ensured beautiful island scenery and other wildlife, and within about 10 minutes, the engines were turned off so we could slow right down next to where a newly-born bald eagle and his mother were nesting. We obviously couldn't get too close but it was impressive to ...
We had a later start this morning, our first in Vancouver. We set off at 10.00 am on a tour of Grouse Mountain and the Capilano Suspension Bridge.
This is tour was part of our Rocky Mountaineer Tour and a nice way to finish it off. We drove through Stanley Park, over to North Vancouver and up to the Capilano River Hatchery then down to the Capilano Suspension Bridge. This is something I was not looking forward to but with ...
... food at the hotel was beautiful be sure to get the stuffed mushrooms for an entree.... Beautiful! The lady who served us was excited when she realised we were Aussies. Tips: Virgin girls... If flying on myid make sure your flight is booked correctly... long story. Also it's called London Drugs not London Jugs which I swore I heard one Canadian say. Also don't come with your Tasmanian twang... My name is Toni not Tini I'm now going by the alias ...
... the shoreline, looking at boats in the fishing harbour, but finds little of interest all the way back to the hotel.
At the hotel, a very hot and sweaty Murray collapses in the lounge for an hour before asking for a key pass to get into the swimming pool on the 4th floor to see if Dianne has made it back, and is still awake. Dianne has not yet gone in for a swim, but does so, doing a number of lengths in the 6 m x 6 m L-shaped swimming pool ...
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