Ramada Hotel & Suites Metrotown
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10 October - Over 30 hours travel from door to door. Check in at Ramada and take a walk around the area - very quiet on the streets. We ended up having dinner at an Italian restaurant when we realised that it was actually Thanks Giving (explains the quiet streets and the many businesses closed). Exhausted fell into bed by 930 - very frustrating as …
Hi. We are back on the map after Niagra and Toronto. Once again, our most updated destination (Vancouver)has arrived a lot earlier than expected. To cut a long story short (maybe?),the car hire in Canada has sent our planned itinerary into the oblivion. For some reason,ONE-WAY car hire in Canada isn't really an option,unless people have mega bucks, …
... check in to the ship. I had a few issues here because I don't have a credit card - I only have a debit card. Apparently, despite having the card on all of my paperwork, the machine they use does not accept debit cards! They don't tell you this when you are completing everything online. So then I had to fill in a card and part of it was if I was feeling unwell. The day before I had gotten pretty sick so I said yes to this. Basically they take you behind ...
... none of them do justice to the wonderful scenery we passed through. And of course we were so so lucky with the weather – everything looks better when it’s bathed in sunshine.
There was also an open wagon in the middle of the train which was a great experience to stand there and breath in the crisp fresh mountain air.
We got in to North Vancouver around 7.30pm and then all had to pile into buses to be taken to our various hotel. ...
... showing the huge octopus, several jellyfish and many atlantic fish. The best area of the aquarium was the Sth American rainforest section housing turtles, mackaws, a three toed sloth and a huge anaconda. Thankfully the snake was in a seperate enclosure but the others were house in a walkthrough hot house so we were swooped by butterflies and birds with tortoises crossing our path. The aquarium had done such a great job with this. The last ...
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- Swimming pool
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Business Services
- Fitness/Health center
- Free parking