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World Trip 2006: Day 133 – Travelling to Vancouver, Canada

Today I was mostly killing time before catching my Greyhound bus back to Vancouver.   Unwisely I throw out my map of Seattle and as a result got myself slightly lost when trying to find the station, which will be … Continue reading

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World Trip 2006: Day 129 – Victoria, Canada

Today is the last full day of the tour and the only event I had on the agenda was a visit to the Butchart Gardens.   These gardens were established on the site of an old limestone mining operation by … Continue reading

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World Trip 2006: Day 128 – Cheainus & Victoria, Canada

Some of our group managed to see a bear during their early morning walk, I doubt now that I’ll see one however that not a big deal for me having seen some in Europe. Today with left Whistler and headed … Continue reading

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World Trip 2006: Day 127 – Whistler, Canada

Not really a big day, we come into Whistler around 4.00 pm to see the resort town that will be the home of the 2010 Winter Olympics.   This is mostly a town for the rich and shameless to live … Continue reading

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World Trip 2006: Day 126 – Lake Louise, Canada

Today we left the Canadian Rockies for the last time.   The highlight easily of this day was the stop at Lake Louise. The Chateau at Lake Louise costs $600 minimum per night (cost saver purchase).   I hiked around … Continue reading

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World Trip 2006: Day 125 – Banff, Canada

A fantastic day of exploring and laughing.   I started the day with a gondola (aka cable car) ride to the top of Sulphur Mountain.   The view was spectacular of the area and the weather cold at the top. … Continue reading

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World Trip 2006: Day 124 – Jasper-Columbia Icefields, Canada

Today I got to walk on a 10,000 year old glacier, the Athabasca Glacier.   Just getting to the glacier was an interesting experience riding a ‘bus’ that the use at the North Pole. The glacier as you can imagine … Continue reading

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