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Capilano suspension bridge, Stanley park, Robson street, Canada Place

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Day 39

After waking up and eating a bowl of frosted flakes we set off to explore Vancouver. We found our way to Canada place, and bought a ticket for the Hop-On-Hop-Off Trolley, and set off for the Capilano suspension walk bridge (capbridge.com). After finding the free tour bus (but we paid for something) we headed across the Lions Gate Bridge that ran thru Stanley Park. That park is bigger than Central Park, apparantly. Arriving at the Capilano we wander along the to find the walk way. After bouncing our way on to the bridge we did enjoy it. Then followed a tree top walk with tree's that were up to 1000 years old. After finishing the tree top walk, we did the cliff walk, which was a walk out over the top of the forrest, with nothing but a little wood below us. Was amazing view, however the guy in front of us wasn't really enjoying it - he didn't look down or out once. He just had hands on the rail and head in the air, the gift shop did receive a visit but didn't find that much appealling.

Back on the free tour bus (?????) across Lions Gate Bridge, we stopped near Stanley Park to suss out what was happening. We found a souvlaki truck. The couple serving were great and we got to sign the truck as well. Food hit the spot, but we did have a distraction when a pedestrian was hit by a SUV. A little bit of blood and 2 medic's got him safely in to ambo. After that we headed to Stanley Park to see what they had on offer. After walking 2km's we gave up and took cheats way and took a guided tour. The tour guide/driver was fantastic. Finally the tour finished in Canada Square and back to hotel to freshin up to meet Bob & Pat for dinner at Bellagio, a new place that just opened on Canada Day. Bob yet again had tuned the waitress again. Go stud muffin. After a good dinner we said our good byes and hope they enjoyed their 2nd Trafalgar tour.

Day 40

Today we had later morning start again, the last few early mornings had taken toll. So we thought today was a good chance to experience the other side of Vancouver. We saw the BC Stadium being built, the Space Museum, China Town, Gas District and some other places. And we got the same great driver again from yesterday. Bonus! Now the tour had finished it was time for some shopping. The shops we hit and just made the bag's a little fuller :-).

Tonight we had micro wave dinner and packed for our last offical stop of the tour 2011, San Francisco.

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