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... Boats bob around in the sea and the occasional sea plane swoops past on it's way to landing beside downtown Vancouver. There are stops along the sea wall trail, including beaches, something that you don't really associate with Canada. I suspect most of the year they are empty, but today they were being well used, and seemed at home in the sunshine. I dipped my toes in the sea, definitely not as warm as some of the tropical seas we've been in, but probably on a par with ...
... of distance from the city and I was told that all of the 6 arenas were sellouts. So no stampede for me. I spent some time walking around the city dodging those big hats then headed for the airport and took overnight flights via Edmonton, Montreal and arrived in Quebec at 10:30 am the next day.
I spent the rest of that day and the next sightseeing and walking around Old Quebec city. ...
... br> there are more dogs than kids.
The van is
our very own Time Machine.
Al spent an afternoon touring the Boeing Factory, it’s a boy thing.I got an hour at the
Outlet Mall instead.I can do a lot of damage in an hour.
Then it was off to visit cousins Gord and Judy, only an hour north of the border in Vancouver.
First time we have stopped in 5 weeks. Great to catch up and a day ...
... the party was over. We may have only known each other for a few days but in those few days as like on most ships we become great friends and feel like we have known each other for many years.
Finally at about 08h30 my tag colour was called out and it was time to say goodbye. Hugs and cuddles then down to deck 2 and off the gangway.
Finally after a short walk it was once again into the customs hall where it all started about a week ago. Through customs, collect ...
Vancouver was named after George Vancouver- who set out to map British Columbia in the late 1700's. Disappointed in finding that the Spanish had beaten him here, he left after only 1 day ! Vancouver was originally a trapping area for beaver pelts, logging was the next commodity, followed by the Gold Rush. The real turning point for Vancouver though was the building of the Trans Continental Railway, which connected one side of Canada ...