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More Waterfront Walks

Steps: 25,779 By Noah – Today was our only full day in the state capital, Victoria. Situated on the tip of the Saanich Peninsula on the west coast of British Columbia, Victoria is quieter and quainter to Vancouver. It certainly … Continue reading

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Beautiful Ferry Crossing to Victoria

Steps:15,597 By Noah – Today has been a largely uneventful day, in comparison to previous ones. Most of the day was spent travelling to our second destination of Victoria by bus, more bus, ferry and even more bus. However, we … Continue reading

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Stanley Park in the sunshine 

Steps-23,169 By Sam – Thankfully, today’s forecast of rain failed to materialise and we spent a glorious sun-drenched day in Stanley Park. This enormous urban park, almost completely surrounded by water, is forested with about half a million trees many … Continue reading

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Granville Island

Steps: 14,093 By Noah – Today was our third day in Vancouver and we spent it with our Canadian relative, Claudia. Having lived here for 16 years, she was able to give valuable insights about the history of the area … Continue reading

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Gastown and Waterfront

By Noah – Today was our second day spent exploring Vancouver and we decided to go back into downtown to walk around Gastown. This involved another bus journey but today’s trip was a lot smoother despite travelling through the poorest … Continue reading

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From Canyon to Coast in Canada

By Noah – Today was the first day of our 3 week Canadian adventure and we didn’t hang around. We had left our Air BnB by 9:06 in the morning with a very enjoyable day planned ahead for us. The first … Continue reading

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Dusting off the backpacks

Finally, we get to dust off the backpacks and head West to Canada for the summer. At the packing stage, it is already apparent how our trips have evolved over the years.  It really brings me out in goosebumps to … Continue reading

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