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Visa are needed for both Vietnam and Cambodia. They can be purchased online. The Vietnamese entry documents also require additional passport photos. That was another last minute to-do.
While American dollars are apparently widely used, (new bills in low denominations preferred) I also purchased a few million Vetnamese Dong. Now, along with my Visa, I'm ready to go.
We arrived in Victoria, BC Provincial capitol, in the predawn hours. As the sun came up, the Silver Cloud docked at the adjacent berth. I waved at its passengers lining the
decks. No one waved back. Noreen said they are too old and can't see you.
We later took our own excursion to the Empress hotel for afternoon tea. There is a cruise ship shuttle bus which travels from Ogden Point to ...
... atop a large hill and had a nice view of the surrounding area--see photos--and since it was so windy, we didn't stay out very long. Our guide told us that while Victoria enjoys a moderate climate, they do have a lot of windy days.
We made our way to the Craigdarroch Castle...it wasn't built to be a castle but it sure looks like one to me, and apparently, a lot of other people as well. We got to tour inside ...
... vegetables. We had a chat with some locals who had the same camera as Stephen and they suggested watching the sunset from the spit due to the unusually clam conditions. Instead we watched it from Holland Point, but it didn't amount to much. We walked back to the hotel feeling very tired and on looking out the window discovered that we could have saved ourselves the long walk and seen it from there. It looked quite beautiful.
Bed beckoned and we ...
... outside the resort. We used it every day while in the parks. I can't imagine going without it.
Just one example of using the newest version: they reveal that Disneyland began enforcing FastPass expiry times this past year. Suddenly the tactic of holding all those expired FastPasses doesn't work anymore. If you don't know what a FastPass is, or what tactics are involved in using them, time to go read the ...