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... for us to make it down to
Vancouver (1 hour drive) so that we could be in Vancouver for the Champagne
send off. Obviously this was not
going to happen now, instead we had to look forward to the 4-hour bus trip that
would take us right past our house on the way to Kamloops.
we arrived at the station in downtown Vancouver, the first comment made to us
by VIA officials was that every bag that we ...
... must hate it, totally in suburbia. We do have our own room with a heater as it is very cold. Cant believe they request you leave your shoes at front door. Lady who booked us in was asian and only took cash!" I am hoping we dont get bed bugs and the bathroom yuck!!! I think I will leave the shower until Whistler thats if we dont have everything stolen, Gary says the front door has rot in it, and you ...
... Me - " CB Martial Arts, Tie One On."
FA - " Did you win a medal?"
Me - " No. I finished fourth. That's why you didn't see me on televison."
FA - " Bummer. Nice jacket though."
We did have a lovely visit along the way with Moe Leblanc in Moncton ( I missed not getting to talk dirty to Julie) ...
... warm to the Oppenheimer family!
Once underway, we are amazed at how smooth the sailing is...there really is little sense of movement. No swaying or rocking. One must look down at the water to see that we are actually moving. CO remarked as we went to bed 7 hours after leaving port, that we'd traveled 13 nautical miles. Ohhh....that's why you don't have a sense of movement!
Off to dreamland we were, lulled by the sound of lapping waves outside our ...
... to take luggage downtown and back again tomorrow. We are able to get into a room right away. We then go for breakfast. Ann’s friend, Carillon, is picking us up so that we can do some Canada Day things in the city.
We start on Commercial Street as it is the finals of the Euro 2012 in soccer, Spain vs Italy, and there are lots of fans for both sides filling up the bars on both sides of the street. The atmosphere is amazing; cars painted as flags fans yelling ...