On the road back from Whistler is Squamish and Shannon Falls. Both are on the wrong side of the road and the GPS insisted that I do a U-turn. I pulled into the Shannon Falls car park and lined up waiting for an available space with the intention of walking to Gondola. After about 10 minutes I gave up and turned right and headed back … Continue reading Squamish – Sea to the Sky Gondola
Ninety miles along the Howe Sound from Vancouver, through the dense pine forest s should go down as ‘must do road’. Following Canada Highway 99 was stunning. The day was ‘Canada Day’ which to an American means that their birthday’s nation is only three days away! Now I am not a skier, mountain biker or any other downhill activity but Whistler is a sophisticated and … Continue reading Whistler, British Columbia. Canada Highway 99
My goodness me. I set off from Surrey British Columbia at 07.25 and arrived at the Peace Arch about 30 minutes later. There were clear directions to either the Pacific Crossing or the Peach Arch and with wait times. I wanted to leave early because of the uncertainity of how long it would take to clear. The road signed a wait of 6 minutes which … Continue reading Peace Arch – Canada – USA crossing
Located on Canada Place on the top level between the cruise ships that are in to start their Alaska cruise the lines were well managed. I had a reservation for 16.30 and joined the line but as Holland America’s Nieuw Amsterdam sounded her horn to signal her departure this provided enough entertainment to distract from the fact it was nearly 16.45 before the line started … Continue reading Fly Over Canada
On my way to Vancouver and disappointed to find no Pret at Heathrow Terminal 2. Just an EAT that needs to learn from its new masters. The queue for coffee was insane and if I hadn’t moaned my hot food would have been cold by the time my ticket number 655 had its matching coffee. The manager sorted it rather than give a refund that … Continue reading Heathrow T2
I try to steer away from politics but have to vent from time to time. The UK is in the process of selecting a new Prime Minister – well the Conservative Party is – us mere mortals won’t get a say. The currency markets are as flat as a pancake in anticipation of who will lead the UK out of Brexit. Three years ago the … Continue reading Uncertainty!
Fancy earning $10,000 for travelling around the States eating BBQ? Have a look at this job description Reynolds Wrap are looking for someone this summer to travel around the states eating BBQ. I wasn’t sure if Reynolds Wrap was a chain of sandwich shops so was surprised to find they make tin foil (aluminum) and are actually a New Zealand company. I can’t apply unfortunately … Continue reading Anyone Looking for a New Job in eating BBQ?