Category Archives: Canada

Friday 10 January – Canada…. here I come!

I have just booked the flights for the second big adventure on my list of ‘must dos’ – Canada. As Canada is such a huge country, I thought I would concentrate on a small but very beautiful area – Vancouver … Continue reading

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Thursday 17 January – some initial research

Well now that the main flights are booked, and after chatting with Kerrie who has been to Vancouver a couple of times, it seems there is plenty to do during my 3 day stay in the city. I might even … Continue reading

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…some more constructive research

After spending a freezing, snowy Sunday afternoon wrapped in a blanket on the sofa trawling the Internet – bingo! …at last I have found the adventurous mode of travel I was looking for Moose Travel-! It would seem that the … Continue reading

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Canadian Adventure Itinerary in images!

Day 1-3 – Heathrow to Vancouver then staying at the Century Plaza Hotel, Vancouver City – This hotel (part of the Trailfinders package) should set me up with a bit of luxury before I set off for 3500k on a … Continue reading

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Tuesday 4 June – Off to Vancouver

Ok the adventure begins! All set to leave the house – one last check on documents… heck not in zipped up bit of backpack – where the hell?? Panic sets in – train due in 10 mins! Emptied bag, searched … Continue reading

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Wednesday 5 June – The Big Bus

Today I’d planned to go to Granville Island and Stanley Park but how to get about? The Hotel staff are so helpful and friendly and told me about The Big Bus which would take me all over the city… hop … Continue reading

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Thursday 6 June – Grouse Mountain

22 deg and feeling hot today but might be cooler at high altitude. I walked down to Canada Place to get the 10am shuttle but it was full. Assured of a place on the next one, I sauntered leisurely round … Continue reading

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Friday 7 June – Galleries

Just a quick update on last night:  I decided to eat in the hotel as it was my last night and didn’t realize the prices until I had sat down and was asked what I’d like to drink….shock and horror!  … Continue reading

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Saturday 8 June – The Moose Bus to Kelowna

Not such a good night – it was way too hot in my room even with the window wide open! I was sharing a 4 bed with one other who returned briefly around 10pm then left without returning all night … Continue reading

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Mo’s been eaten by a grizzly bear!

Sorry no updates just now, little.or no Internet… will catch up soon Is anyone even there?

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