I had hundreds of photos to sort through (800+). I think I have carpel tunnel syndrome from doing this!!! I've organised my postings, links below, as I'm not posting in order of our itinerary! They are much fun for us to look back at, and review the photos. Our Ottawa kids have been camping in Algonquin Park for 4 days, too. They've missed my posts this past week! Here is the summary.
Aug. 8, Saturday afternoon: On the spur-of-the-moment, we checked flights and decided to fly that evening to Vancouver. We arrived at 00:45 a.m. and found a hotel. Not so easy.
|Love that furrowed brow!|
The kids loaned us their 2nd car, a convertible Cabriolet, since Jess rides his bike to the theatre, and that was a great treat. It's a classic car, 25 years old, and he's earned himself a classic licence plate.
It was especially wonderful seeing Our newest granddaughter, Cluny. (That makes three granddaughters!)
|Selfie, or Ussie, in Jess' car!|
Checked in to our reserved hotel, all was well. Lights out pretty early! I like Vancouver and Richmond city streets. The cedars are amazing.
Aug. 10, Monday morning: We let the kids have a mid-morning brunch, while we toured around a bit. JB tried to find a book. Shopping, Steveston, the Richmond ...
Monday afternoon: Off to Bloedel Conservatory, VanDusen Gardens
Bloedel Conservatory Birds the photos were much fun. People taking pictures, too!
|Fun making her giggle!|
Tuesday afternoon: Our trip down on the docks, we met there, and another terrific lunch with the kids!
We ambled down to another spot, a new development The Village at Imperial Landing, that looked a bit underdeveloped. The birds were amazing.
Aug. 12, Wednesday morning: The park: Everett Crowley Park in Vancouver.
Wed. afternoon: the show, dinner with Jess, who was between shows. Into Vancouver to see Les Mis
|our newest girl!|
When we arrived at YOW airport, the cabbies were protesting the higher fees for the privilege of picking up passengers at the airport. The noise was bizarre, at midnight. You can listen here!
It's a busy time of year for travel. These folks were waiting for a flight in a Richmond hotel, to get to their cruise. There were a lot of Americans here doing just that! But we are home. And resting up!