Sandman Hotel - Langley
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... there are some scales to weigh baggage, which is definitely good to know for when we come back, when we once again have to get our check-in bags down to 15kg each. Dianne takes her bag over to check how much heavier it is in its new configuration, and we start moving toward checking in. The check-in girl quizzes us on our itinerary, as Canadian Immigration doesn’t want to get stuck with us. Our typed itinerary isn’t good enough, as she says anyone could ...
... into the city. We chugged all the way up to Yaletown landing, where there's a big marina, and I walked right up Davie street, then across to the Art Gallery. The skating rink was open, set below street level, so I watched the large number of people crammed onto that, and was happy not to be the one avoiding collisions! It seemed funny that everywhere else I'd been in Canada, snow was either slowing or sometimes even completely shutting things down, and yet here in Vancouver, ...
... fish and they have many different kinds on display. We wonder around and see as much as we can and then head outside to the fist animal talk about penguins.
We listen to the info given about the African penguins and the trainers happen to be there feeding the penguins so we watch. They are cute and waddle around following ...
... way however, I asked how easy it was for me to get to Gastown from my hotel and she was like "You can easily get the bus, but why don't I take you instead?".. of course I was "Oh that would be Brilliant!!!"
So I got dropped off at Waterfront Station, a hop, skip & a jump from the start of Gastown and Meghan also let me know what bus I had to get back to my accommodation - I could not fault ...
... were surprised at the height of the park. We managed to convince ourselves to hike to the top of the hill, which ended up being well worth it. The gardens and views from the top of the hill were amazing – you can see the entire city with a backdrop of the mountains – beautiful!
Food & Drink
Favourite Local Dish: Poutine – To the surprise of the locals we had no idea what this was, so we had to ...
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Fitness/Health center
- Business Services
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