Squamish International Hostel
- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- High-speed internet in room
- Wireless internet connection in room (free)
- Non-smoking hotel
- Free parking
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The view from the top of the Stawamus Chief in Squamish is probably my favourite in the whole world. My mum and I are headed up to Whistler for one night and she's never seen it, so I was keen to take her up there on our way. I was pretty disappointed when my mum told me that a gondola had been added as I worried it would ruin the Chief's natural charm. But we found on arrival they've left the Chief itself fairly untouched and built the "Sea to Sky ...
... our own steam - that way we could have spent a whole day there rather a few hours. The last part of the day was to climb further towards the north and Grouse Mountain. This is a ski resort in winter and an adventure playground in summer. We were delivered to the base and then had to board North America's largest aerial tramway system to be ferried in the Skyride 1 100 metres in just 8 minutes to the top of Grouse Mountain. We took a second ride on ...
... hitting the deck attempting to ski backwards... Right in front of my new boss. Excellent. Going out to (sensibly!) celebrate tonight so be gentle with me tomorrow. On a separate note, a huge thank you to the Websters who sent me an awesome birthday present which has gotten many a comment on the slopes! I have by far the coolest belt on the hill! Miss you all ...
Our hotel is lovely. Larry stayed in the room for a conference call while I took the city tour. I saw Chinatown, the second largest in North America. The Gastown district is where our hotel is located. It is nice! Included in the tour was an elevator ride to the top of Vancouver Lookout for a 360 degree view of the city. We then went to Stanley Park. I saw the totem poles ...
Today we had one mission, buy a car and get on the road. It was met with exceeded expectations. We checked out of the hostel, stored our bags for the day in their back room and took bus number 14 headed east towards an agglomeration of used car dealerships. The area looked rough but we stayed to ourselves and gave off no inclinations that we had cash on us. We walked into the first place and laid eyes on a van perfect for what we were planning on doing but when told a homeless man ...