Monthly Archives: August 2013

Fly Over Canada

The lady I booked this trip through, Roz, sent me a ticket for Fly Over Canada and it is amazing. They strap you into a roller coaster type seat then it gets dark, the seats move forward with a loud … Continue reading

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My room at Holiday Inn & Suites

I’m one of these people who takes photos of the rooms they are staying in and this was my room in Vancouver from when I arrived until the cruise. I could easily get used to a king size bed all … Continue reading

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First view of Canada

My first view of Canada! Yes I did some not so subtle squealing too 🙂 Two years of planning and saving have finally paid off and I’m really here ready to start my first overseas trip. I’ve wanted to go … Continue reading

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Dawn from the plane

Well I survived my first long haul flight and it wasn’t too bad. I managed to get some sleep when I could finally get comfortable and I have to say airline food isn’t bad at all, I liked it. I … Continue reading

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I’m home and apologies

Well I finally made it home, I was very glad to be back in my own bed. I had the travel companion beside me from hell from Vancouver to Auckland, she whined and wiggled the whole 16 hours. Sorry for … Continue reading

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Capalino Suspension Bridge & Grouse Mountain

Hey guys, I’ve not forgot about you but internet access has been patchy. I’m back in Vancouver and did the Capilano Suspension Bridge and Grouse Mountain today, both awesome adventures. The Capilano Suspension Bridge is 450 feet long and 230 … Continue reading

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Glacier Bay, whale watching and avalanches

We were in Glacier Bay today and it is spectacular, these huge rivers of ice that end in sheer ice cliffs that sheer off and make a thunderous roar as they plunge into the sea. OK our encounter with an … Continue reading

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