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Rocky Mountaineer train from Vancouver to Jasper via Kamloops, Canada

I was looking forward to this part of the trip, travelling the Rocky Mountaineer train, from Vancouver to Jasper in the Canadian Rocky Mountains, on the ‘Journey through the Clouds’ blue route. It was wonderful just sitting there, watching the scenery go by and being served meals and drinks in the comfort of my seat.  This

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Seattle, WA to Vancouver, BC via the Amtrak Cascades train

I took the 510 Amtrak Cascades train from Seattle’s downtown King St Station to Vancouver BC’s Pacific Central Station (there is a Vancouver in Washington state, slightly confusing!).  The train took 4 hours, the 510 departing at 7:45 am, arriving at 11:45 am. You can check in a bag 45 minutes prior to departure and

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Dinosaurs

Seals

Awesome 2 day Victoria and south Vancouver Island, BC Canada

I had 4 days in Vancouver before my Rocky Mountaineer trip and had heard and read that Victoria City and Butchart Gardens on Vancouver Island are a must plus I wanted to know about the First Nations people on the island. I looked at a few 2 day tours but most left you with the

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Snorkelling

Half day snorkelling trip to Hanauma Bay, Oahu, Hawaii

  This is my second time to Hanauma Bay State Park and I still love it.  Even though it was overcast there was good visibility in the water. Whether you are snorkelling, swimming or just enjoying the view from the beach, Hanauma Bay is definitely worth a visit. There are plenty of fish and look

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