Whistler Creek Lodge
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Why do we always sleep in??? Oh well out to get skis from Matt then a coffee then off up the mountain. Absolutely lovely blue sky but sooo cold. -26 degrees. Crazy ! Hand warmer store Warner's double layer of thermals. And still cold. But a great day skiing on whistler.
Dinner our at a great Japanese restaurant then Glenn and I off home and the kids are out again.
... barely any. The surf was pretty slack. The waves didn't have the same push as the day before so there wasn't enough push to keep you in the wave let alone be able to ride it. The locals were riding the ones out further but I didn't want to go out that far out after one day of surfing again. So after an hour and a half in the water and catching what seemed like 5 waves, I called it quits. I took the board up to the beach then went back in for a swim! For the afternoon, I was ...
... of St. John of the Cross. Then back on the bus to St. George Square after receiving FALSE information from several men including a bus drive giving directions. In a local pub we had a drink and ate Alice had Mac and cheese and I had traditional haggis, mashed potatoes, gravy and turnips and oatcakes - really delicious. Eleanor did not have anything. Back to Edinburgh and to ...
... freshly melted snow.
Checked into the Fairmont Chateau Whistler, at the base of Blackcombe Mountain.
We were surprised by the temperature, was about 27 deg (we think of Whistler as a snowfield location) so we needed a couple of cold beers to cool down
Had an interesting talk from an expert - Michael Allen, on the Black Bear.
... again. And again. We realised the time and took the ride back down so we could have a drink before the bus back. We caught sight of the nachos on the way in to the pub and also ordered a small portion to share. Naturally enough to feed an army but we raced through like something out of man vs food so we could catch the bus. Having a chill out day tomorrow to get organised for Vancouver Island. Looking forward to the next adventure ...