In no particular order...In almost every restaurant they will offer to split the bill. If you aren't used to it (as most people outside of Canada aren't) the natural reaction is to say no and then take ages with your phone calculator trying to work it out. Just say yes, it makes a meal out … Continue reading Top 5 things I have learnt in Canada…
Wednesday 23rd August - I wanted to fit in a second and probably last run for the holiday so was up at 7:30am (run Golden) so we could be on the road again at 9:30am. After a quick stop at Purcell Coffee where I grabbed a 'wet cat' (double espresso filled with filter coffee in … Continue reading Golden to Calgary – the last part of the Canadian adventure
Monday 21st August - we had breakfast at Elements which was actually in the hotel and apparently has the best breakfast in Whistler, it was nice and good service but we weren't convinced it was that amazing. We had a teary goodbye to the parents who were flying back to the UK the next day … Continue reading Whistler to Golden – road trip across British Columbia
Saturday 19th August - We had booked on the 12:15pm ferry back to the mainland from Departure Bay in Nanaimo so we're up bright and early and left the Black Rock Resort by 8am, luckily there wasn't much traffic in the way back so we had time to visit Sproat Lake to check out the … Continue reading Ucluelet to Whistler, Canada – on top of the world!