Today’s goal before boarding our Princess Sapphire Cruise was to bicycle around the Seawall. The 8.8-kilometre Seawall is one of Stanley Park’s biggest attractions… a scenic 22-km path that lines Vancouver’s waterfront. We check out of the Pinnacle Hotel at the Pier and get ourselves back on the Seabus, crossing the Vancouver Harbour, so we can drop off our luggage at The Cruise Ship Terminal at Canada Place.
In Canada, enjoying a scenic Road Trip from Vancouver, B.C. to Whistler today. Stopping at Shannon Falls, witnessing athletic rock-climbers before a photo-op with ‘SAM The Lumberjack’. Now, our 4th stop to look for eagles in Brackenale – World’s Eagle Capital. After this last rest stop, we’ll be non-stop to Whistler.
Right outside Chances Squamish, a casino, stands SAM (Squamish Axe Man) The Lumberjack… standing 10 metres tall… a reminder of the town’s logging history. "SAM was originally created by local artist Nick Tattersfield for the movie – Are We There Yet" –Squamish Days Loggers Sports Festival
About an hour from Vancouver, on the way to Whistler, we take a pit stop at Shannon Falls which is "composed of a series of cliffs, rising 335 metres above Highways 99, making it the third highest falls in the province…" –BC Parks
"The 3rd highest waterfall in British Columbia, Shannon Falls is an amazing sight and popular attraction for travellers driving the Sea To Sky Highway through Squamish, BC." –Vancouver Trails
On the third floor of the Pinnacle Hotel and one of the reasons we chose this hotel was its Fitness Facility. After touring Grouse Mountain and the Capilano Suspension Bridge, I was looking forward to spending quality time in the …
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"The Capilano Suspension Bridge is a simple suspension bridge crossing the Capilano River in the District of North Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. The current bridge is 140 metres (459 ft.) long and 70 metres (230 ft.) above the river. " – Wikipedia
Jumped on a United Airlines flight from Honolulu (HNL) to San Francisco (SFO) to Vancouver (YVR). Looking forward to our first trip to Canada and my first cruise on Princess Cruise: Sapphire Princess – Alaska Inside Passage Cruise Vacation!