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... we have plenty ' he remarks......well the road was twisty, steep and the air con was cool. .... And the Canadian measurements may not be the same as ours. Indeed the little voice from the car said fuel low. How low ?? It forgot to mention that fact.
So, middle of a valley with low fuel. Mmmm. Thank goodness forIndian reservations. They are smart people. Build a petrol station nearest to the steepest, windiest route and wait for people to be desperate. On to a winner ...
... a lovely B&B in the Garabaldi Highlands and had a delicious dinner at the Howe Sound brewing company. We first visited Squamish and the brewery about three years ago and it was high on our list when we knew we'd be driving through BC. The beer and food did not disappoint!
Our next stop was Skihist Provincial Park where we ...
... I didn't expect it to be as quaint as it was, with its reputation of being filled with drunk Australians. Don't get me wrong there were definately drunk Australians around though. We even headed out for a drink after dinner at the hotel for the second night, but I stopped myself at 1. I couldn't bear to do a drive like the 1 we had planned hung over.
We decided to only stay 2 nights purely based on the cost. it's time to move somewhere cheaper
... view the lake, then leave. As we were driving back from the hike to head into town, we saw a sign for Grassi Lakes so we took the exit and made our way to the lake carpark. Rookie error. This hike was only 1.6 km there but gaining 300m in elevation. Our tired legs and hungry bodies just pounded the gravel to the lakes and did a round loop back to the car after we got some photos. The lakes were as amazing as I thought they would be and exactly like the photos I've seen. So ...
We ended up getting as far as Kamloops yesterday after travelling through some very different country. We went from high Rocky Mountains with lots of fast running rivers to quite sparse but still mountainous country. The other photo of Seton Lake there is a hydro electric station there. Take note of Pavilion lake and the crystal clear water, this lake is known for its freshwater coral. The whole drive ...
Other places to stay in Whistler
4050 Whistler Way, Whistler | 4 star hotelfrom $126
- We loved the Hilton Whistler!
- Good Experience
- Nicely renovated hotel in good location
Kamloops Indian Reserve No. 1, Whistler | 3 star hotelfrom $79
4154 Village Green, Whistler | 3 star hotelfrom $92
- Stayed 4th Jan for fortnight
- Spot on!
- Great location, good service
4899 Painted Cliff Road, Whistler | Hotelfrom $98
- Comfortable and homey
- Don't Stay Here
- Good for a family vacation
2036 London Lane, Whistler | 3 star hotelfrom $120
- FANTASTIC accommodation and location
- A GREAT deal for families! We LOVED it!
- Turn DOWN the music!
4121 Village Green, Whistler | 3 star hotelfrom $92
- Great location, nice and quiet and good value.
- Good for the budget traveller
- Disapointing place
4429 Sundial Place, Whistler | 3 star hotelfrom $91
2202 Gondola Way, Whistler | 3 star hotelfrom $146
- Great spot for a quiet, luxury ski trip!
- Awesome location at a great price!
2131 Lake Placid Road, Whistler | 4 star hotelfrom $162
4359 Main Street, Whistler | 4 star hotelfrom $99
- Surpassed my expectations.
- Dog Friendly & Fantastic Spa
- Great stay in an expensive place
4417 Sundial Place, Whistler | 3 star hotelfrom $90
- Everyone else is wrong...
- Awesome Stay
- Great hotel/Great Powder
4220 Gateway Drive, Whistler | 3 star hotelfrom $85
4319 Main Street, Whistler | 3 star hotelfrom $97
- Great Value!
- Very pleased
- Good value for money
4325 Northlands Blvd., Whistler | Hotelfrom $97
Carretera Escenica, Ensenada | Villafrom $105
2020 LONDON LANE, Whistler | 3 star hotelfrom $143
4211 Village Square, Whistler | 4 star hotelfrom $296
4122 Village Green, Whistler | 4 star hotelfrom $91
- Funky, hip, designer hotel with great service
- Trendy? Chic?
- Loved the Adara
4800 Spearhead Drive, Whistler | Hotelfrom $118
4365 Northlands Blvd, Whistler | Hotelfrom $162
4293 Mountain Square, Whistler | Hotelfrom $245
4340 Sundial Crescent, Whistler | 4 star hotelfrom $82
4341 Village Lane, Whistler | Hotelfrom $118