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Prince of Whales and Princess of Wales

Tuesday, 29 Jun 2010 | Views [700]

Last day of vacation!  Enjoying my view from the 19th floor as I'm getting ready to pack and head out on a super-early flight back home tomorrow.  This morning I took a day trip - the "Ultimate Day Tour" offered by Prince of Whales for a trip ... Read more >

Almost Back to Reality

Monday, 28 Jun 2010 | Views [432]

Back in Vancouver and checking in from the Blue Horizon hotel.  I got a nice view of downtown and part of the park.  I took the bus from Whistler this morning, and when you don't go the scenic route, the drive only takes 90 minutes versus the 4-hour train ... Read more >

Back in the Saddle

Sunday, 27 Jun 2010 | Views [580]

Winding down in my hotel suite on my last night in Whistler with a personally brewed cup of decaf.  Today was a very laidback day.  Woke up early and scheduled a last-minute horseback riding session down by Green Lake.  I hadn't been on a horse in almost ... Read more >

Texans in Trees and Kiwis on Lakes

Saturday, 26 Jun 2010 | Views [896]

Chilling in my hotel suite after an adventure-filled day.  Got a full 8 hours of sleep last night and rolled out of bed and headed straight to Ziptrek Ecotours.  I wore my "Keep Austin Weird" shirt as I do at least once for every international ... Read more >

From Sea to Sky to Mountain

Friday, 25 Jun 2010 | Views [394]

Woke up super early this morning and took the Sea to Sky train to arrive in Whistler.  It was a scenic train ride, with average speeds of 25 mph.  I met this Australian woman and her family taking their annual month-long vacation around the world (darn ... Read more >

Stay Gold, Vancouver

Thursday, 24 Jun 2010 | Views [348]

Woke up early this morning after the first full night's sleep to I've had all vacation to (partly cloudy) sunshine.  Put on the shorts and headed to Granville Island (actually it's a peninsula) via one of the tiny ferries - the "Cyquabus"... Read more >

Ooh Canada

Wednesday, 23 Jun 2010 | Views [282]

Today was Day 1 in Vancouver.  Took the Amtrak train from Seattle and it was a slow, slow ride.  I rode first class (only $13 more) and had a seat by myself next to the window - or rather next to the wall in between the windows of the seat in front of ... Read more >



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