The two of us - myself and a very lively gentleman in his late Eighties had just arrived in VANCOUVER CITY, British Columbia, CANADA.
Earlier that day, Tuesday 20th September 2011 we had left the USA State of Washington by Ferry to Victoria, on Vancouver Island and - travelling all day - we
were very happy that our "Yellow Cab" driver called RAYMOND has recommended we try to find accomodatio...n on the North Shore (Vancouver City). The reason for this was
that we wished to - on our last day but one - in North America - to experience the famous TRAIN RIDE up to WHISTLER and back. We knew the "ROCKY MOUNTAINEER" train only departs from the NORTH VANCOUVER Train Station.
Without an advanced booking the very kind MANAGER of Best Western CAPILANO INN & SUITES allocated us a ground-floor room for the 2 nights that we required - before
our EVENING 20h40 BA Flight back to London - on the Thursday following.
I was dismayed to find from the telephonist at the TRA...More