After the train trip from Banff we were booked into The Fairmont Vancouver Hotel for 2 nights before we boarded the cruise ship for Alaska. Our tour company had organised us an early morning private tour of The Capilano Suspension Bridge and Rainforest before the general public are allowed in.
We set off for a walk through the beautiful forest.
We climbed onto suspension bridges that swung between the trees up high. It was like being a bird.
This giant Douglas Fir is 1300 years old and 205 feet tall.
Then the bus took us back from North Vancouver to the city centre via ........
The Lion's Gate Bridge and Prospect Point. We drove around the beautiful Stanley Park but didn't venture out for a walk as it was raining. Then we were dropped at The Granville Markets, where we had lunch and the afternoon to ourselves.
We returned to the hotel, where we had arranged to meet my cousin Molly, who lives in Gibson on the Sunshine Coast just north of Vancouver. We hadn't seen each other in 20 years. She was wonderful at her age 80+ in catching a ferry and a bus to come and see us for a few hours. I was so excited to see her and chat that I forgot to get a photo of us. I am so mad with myself!