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Jun 5, 2016 - Go Rest High On that Mountain

When writing a travel blog, I’ve assumed that it’s easier to make my ideas flow better if I reflect about my day during the evening time. So when reflecting upon my day I will start from the earliest of the morning until the evening. So as of this morning, I came to learn that we will be enjoying a complimentary breakfast while we stay on the campus of UBC. The buffet was quite interesting compared to what would be expected down in the Deep South (with boiled eggs available instead of scrambled??). Little did I know, the very healthy...

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May 12, 2013 - Canada day 5

We had thought we would enjoy chilly weather in Vancouver...but its been summer all the way for our 1st 5 days here. Been to Grouse Mountain, seen Grinder and Coola the 2 bears just out of hibernation. Capilano suspension bridge I crossed -- yeah, that fear crossed off the bucket list. Did the hop on hop off bus - including the big pink bus tour around Stanley Park, a very pretty area of town with great restaurants, walks and spots to just sit n enjoy. Walked Gastown on Mother's day in the rain, a laundromat close by was our real intention...

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Jul 18, 2011 - Day 48 - Grouse Mountain

WHAT were we thinking???? I guess the cabin fever of staying in for 2 days must have interfered with our judgment. We heard the Vancouver news say that the day was to be mostly sunny, so we headed out in the cloudy morning to Grouse Mountain. The sky looked blue occasionally. We drove the 45 miles to Grouse Mountain. It was cloudy but this was the second time we had been here so in the line and up the mountain we went - through the clouds. I have no idea what we were expecting, but I didn't expect pea soup that you could hardly see the...

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Aug 5, 2008 - Vancouver aka gay city aka begger and "hobo" city

Het is volop zomer in Vancouver (eindelijk weer wat zon!)...vandaag verlaten we downtown om naar de Capilano Suspension Bridge te trekken. Dit is een 143 meter lange hangbrug over een ravijn, net buiten de stad. Het is best wel leuk om er eens over te wiebelen, maar dit is 1 commercieel en toeristisch gebeuren. Verder in het parkje kan je nog een paar dergelijke bruggen doen, die van boom tot boom gaan. Niet echt waar we op zaten te wachten. Een korte rit verder kunnen we de (dure)gondola nemen naar Grouse Mountain Peak. Van hieruit hebben...

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Sep 13, 2007 - Vancouver Day 4

Gestern abend habe ich Gabi aus meinem Heimatstaedtchen angerufen. Sie hat den mutigen Schritt gewagt - hat einen Kanadier geheiratet und ist hierher ausgewandert. Spontan sind sie dann hier vorbei gekommen und haben mich gleich mitgenommen. So hiess es heute ausschlafen, fruehstuecken und dann los duesen die Gegend zu erkundigen. Erste Sation war ein Aussichtpunkt mit vielen Totempfaehlen und wahnsinns Blick, danach ging es zum Cleveland Dam. Dessen Ausmass konnte man von untern gar nicht erkennen, erst als wir Grouse Mountain hoch sind...

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