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Museum of Vancouver and Granville Island

Following on from our fabulous visit to the Museum of Anthropology, we decided to head to the Museum of Vancouver. This costs $CAD14 for adults and $11 for seniors. They do family, student and youth rates also.  You can easily reach the museum from the downtown area by bus. Note – as the museum doesn’t … Continue reading

Stanley Park – Vancouver, Canada

Larger than New York’s Central Park, Stanley Park is just a short distance from downtown Vancouver. We walked from our hotel near Gastown along the waterfront park to Stanley Park. It was a pretty warm day so by the time we got to the park, we had already done a fair amount of walking. We … Continue reading

Museum of Anthropology – Vancouver, Canada

If you wish to visit the Museum of Anthropology, you will need to catch a bus or drive to the University of British Columbia.  We caught the #44 bus which goes direct from downtown Vancouver to the UBC bus depot. Once you arrive at the bus depot, you then need to walk for about 15 … Continue reading

Cruising to Alaska – hints and tips for cruisers and shopping scams!

After recently cruising to Alaska from Vancouver, these tips maybe of use to someone else. Think layers for clothing – including wind/rain protection.  We were lucky with the weather in mid-July but the earlier cruises had been drizzly and overcast.  Even so, at times it was very cold on the outside decks, Tracey Arm and … Continue reading

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