Travel Blogs from Whistler
We arrived in Vancouver on Sunday afternoon about 7 hrs before we actually took off from Auckland which was weird.
It was dark by the time we arrived in Whistler so our first glimse of the mountains was the next morning. It is lovely. We are staying in a beautiful condo with a hot tub which has great views of the mountains.
... lunch, the Scots went further on up the mountain and I went down to the village itself and wandered around - spent too much money on souvenirs!! I loved Whistler, I loved the gondola, I loved the view, I loved the village.... I just really loved everything about it.
... making noise. I thought we'd replace it while working around the engine bay. Upon a short inspection it was clear that the alternator was held on only by the adjuster bolt. The three bolts holding the alternator were gone. Two had sheared off and one was missing altogether. We had a heck of a time removing the sheared bolts because the block is so close to the radiator. Not wanting to disassemble the front of the car, we grunted and groaned until we had coerced the broken bolts out ...
... the next thing we did today
After the Capilano suspension bridge we went to a very nice maket and bought some fruits and stuff and had a picnic in Stanley park wich was very fun and relaxing for us. While we ate our food we got to enjoy the very nice view of the Lions gate bridge.
While we were about to say good bye to Vancouver we stopped to say hi to the laughing munks who made us all laugh.
... And we don't really get snow like this in Europe, so it's great that she got to see what it's like while she was here. On Friday she also got to experience a nice bluebird day in Whistler, which is equally rare. It had been snowy and cloudy all week so far, so she had never actually gotten to see the amazing views of the mountain ranges around here. I was happy she got at least one clear day while she was here to enjoy the beautiful Canadian landscape around here. ...
Other places to stay in Whistler
4580 Chateau Blvd, Whistler | 4 star villafrom $273