Author: BERNIE

VANCOUVER REVISITED

I forgot to mention that on the evening of Canada Day we walked down to the harbour area to watch the fireworks display commemorating this day. Because of extended daylight hours this could only take place at 22h30. We got there a little earlier than needed, unfortunately jet-lag then kicked in and we retreated back Read More

VANCOUVER TO VICTORIA

Yesterday we met our travelling concierge, Lori Bodkin, and our travelling companions at supper in The Yew Restaurant in The Four Seasons Hotel where we are staying. English, Americans, Australians and Thais – 30 in total. Bags packed and early breakfast and an 8 o’clock start in our luxury 36 seat coach that will be Read More

CANADA DAY AND STANLEY PARK

An early start, a short taxi ride and a long walk around Stanley Park on Canada Day. We beat the heat and the crowds for a relaxed slow walk of 10km taking in the beautiful land and sea views. Read More

THANKS BEN!!!!

Ben to the rescue – being technically challenged I could not for love nor money get into the site to post, and to try to sort it while travelling was nigh impossible but finally made contact with Ben and he’s shown me the light. Thanks Ben. Arrived in Vancouver on Saturday 30th June via Frankfurt Read More

HEADING TO THE AIRPORT SOON

Well guess what Martie doing a bit of last minute shopping while i’m at home trying to get this blog up and running. Finished with the Corona Box ‘n Dine last night which was successful i believe and just dealing with the last little bit of admin. no more sleeps it’s now the real deal! Read More

I CAN’T COUNT SLEEPS – NOW IT’S 2!!!

Suitcases are at least out the cupboard. I think I’m just going with the clothes on my back and I’ll buy clothes when i get there? Read More

2 SLEEPS: CLOSER & CLOSER

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THINKING OF PACKING!

All the homework’s done and the time is finally upon us – well 4 more sleeps – and then it’s “big silver bird in the sky”. But what to take? The male take – “clothes”. The female take – “this little top will match this skirt and it could be cold and what if it’s Read More

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