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Travel Blogs from Whistler
Who would believe we have ended up today on the longest and highest lift in the world today. Taking the 30 min Gondola from Whistler Village up to the top of Whistler Mountain and then managing to catch virtually the last ride on the Peak to Peak Gondola across to Blackcomb Mountain another 4.5 kms and well above the valley.
Left Sun peaks at 8am and travelled 7 hrs to Whistler.
The scenery changed a lot from dry arid looking country to spectacular ...
... stopped in time... Then apparently I was driving recklessly.. I thought we were having fun... The curves became tighter and tighter some of the hairpins did I will admit had an advisary of 20kph.. Jeep managed at 60kph.. suspension got a good workout... brakes not as good as could have been.. The incessant chatter ceased.. I swear I could hear her teeth grinding.. ...
... home after the clubs and pubs to make sure they get home safe. It seems like the biggest joke as this is our town and they just come in and ruin it over the weekend. I wouldn't mind that this many people bring business to the area but they are here to just cause trouble and I don't like it. But I know I have people here to look after me! So my next post will have an update with the rest of the stories of the next few days. Anyway, 3 days to go and it'll all be over. Keep it real. Peace out brussel sprouts!! ...
... final day of the WSSF, the Original Wailers! I wouldn’t say I was a reggae fan but I knew all the songs they did so well that I guess I must be. The performance was great the lead singer had a great voice and a charismatic stage presence. I was right at the front on the barriers so had a great view and was singing my heart out. The only problem with being so deep in the crowd was that it was 4/20, April 20th at 4.20pm (420 is code/slang ...
... said for the hydrogen fuel busses. Unsurprisingly they have been found to be vastly more expensive than diesel busses and are being phased out. The hydrogen system is great in reducing emissions at source but not so green when the fuel has to be transported hundreds of miles by truck.
The size of the resort itself concerns some residents. The target of 60% occupancy for hotels over the year has left some locals asking why not make the resort smaller, thus ...
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
4005 Whistler Way, Whistler | 3 star hotelfrom $93
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
4340 Sundial Crescent, Whistler | 4 star hotelfrom $129
- What an experience
- Great Hotel!
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
Whistler | Hotelfrom $245
4340 Sundial Crescent, Whistler | 4 star hotelfrom $82
4341 Village Lane, Whistler | Hotelfrom $118