Day 13: Drive from Kelowna to Vancouver (Lord Stanley Suites)

 
 
 
 
  Willow Beach B&B Kelowna rooms
  
We had another great home cooked breakfast at the B&B, the weather looked the best it had yes on our holiday a great sunny clear day. I took a bunch of photos of the B&B which had been a great place to stay at, a very nice house and great hosts.
Willow Beach B&B Kelowna rooms

Willow Beach B&B Kelowna rooms#

Our room the Lake Room

Willow Beach B&B Kelowna rooms
Willow Beach B&B Kelowna rooms

Willow Beach B&B Kelowna rooms

View from rooms window

Willow Beach B&B Kelowna rooms

View from rooms window

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Willow Beach B&B Kelowna rooms

The bathroom had a shower and a tub

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Willow Beach B&B Kelowna rooms

Willow Beach B&B Kelowna rooms

B&B Dining room

Willow Beach B&B Kelowna rooms
Willow Beach B&B Kelowna rooms Willow Beach B&B Kelowna rooms
Map of drive from Kelowna to Vancouver
Drive along HW 5 from Kelowna to Hope Drive along HW 5 from Kelowna to Hope Drive along HW 5 from Kelowna to Hope
Drive along HW 5 from Kelowna to Hope We left the B&B and headed along the 5 to get to Vancouver, we had to pay $10 to use the toll road. Drive along HW 5 from Kelowna to Hope
Pictures taken around Hope, BC Pictures taken around Hope, BC Pictures taken around Hope, BC
Pictures taken around Hope, BC To break up the journey we stopped at the town of Hope, where they filmed Rambo First Blood, we picked up information on the area from the tourist information centre, then we went for a short walk along the Fraiser River. Before getting back on the road to vancouver. Pictures taken around Hope, BC
Pictures taken around Hope, BC Pictures taken around Hope, BC Pictures taken around Hope, BC
  Pictures taken around Hope, BC Pictures taken around Hope, BC
The traffic got quite heavy as we got closer to Vancouver, we arrived out the outskirts of Vancouver at about 3.30pm. The drive from Kelowna was about 241 miles.
We managed to navigate our way through downtown Vancouver and checked in to the Hotel we were staying at the Lord Stanley Suites hotel.
Views from apartment in Lord Stanley Suites Views from apartment in Lord Stanley Suites Views from apartment in Lord Stanley Suites
Views from apartment in Lord Stanley Suites Although our suite at the hotel was quite pricey it was in a good location for getting to Stanley park, and had very good secure car parking, and we had some quite good views from the hotel of the harbour. The suite consisted of a small bedroom, a sun room, a kitchen / dining / living room, bathroom and a small study. Views from apartment in Lord Stanley Suites
Pictures of interior of  Lord Stanley Suites apartment Pictures of interior of  Lord Stanley Suites apartment Pictures of interior of  Lord Stanley Suites apartment
Pictures of interior of  Lord Stanley Suites apartment Pictures of interior of  Lord Stanley Suites apartment Pictures of interior of  Lord Stanley Suites apartment
  Pictures of interior of  Lord Stanley Suites apartment
After unpacking our stuff we headed over to Stanley park me on my bike and Clare running.

Run around Stanley Park Sea Wall (Vancouver,BC)

At times the bike path went away from the running / walking path, but most of the time it parallled the bike path.

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Run around Stanley Park Sea Wall (Vancouver,BC) 
Run around Stanley Park Sea Wall (Vancouver,BC)
Run around Stanley Park Sea Wall (Vancouver,BC)
Run around Stanley Park Sea Wall (Vancouver,BC)

Run around Stanley Park Sea Wall (Vancouver,BC)

The sea way pathway was kept bsuy with cyclists, rollar bladers, wlakers and runners lots of perople were out enjoying the sunny evening.

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Run around Stanley Park Sea Wall (Vancouver,BC)

The ride / Run along the bike path was worth doing due to the great views, although being totally flat was a very easy ride / run. We got back to the Hotel after doing about 8 miles.
Sunset pictures taken from Stanley Park beach, Vancouver Sunset pictures taken from Stanley Park beach, Vancouver Sunset pictures taken from Stanley Park beach, Vancouver Sunset pictures taken from Stanley Park beach, Vancouver
Sunset pictures taken from Stanley Park beach, Vancouver Sunset pictures taken from Stanley Park beach, Vancouver

Sunset pictures taken from Stanley Park beach, Vancouver

 

Sunset pictures taken from Stanley Park beach, Vancouver
We took loads of photos of the sunset as we walked along the sea front towards Denman Street.
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Sunset pictures taken from Stanley Park beach, Vancouver Sunset pictures taken from Stanley Park beach, Vancouver Sunset pictures taken from Stanley Park beach, Vancouver Sunset pictures taken from Stanley Park beach, Vancouver
Sunset pictures taken from Stanley Park beach, Vancouver
Sunset pictures taken from Stanley Park beach, Vancouver Sunset pictures taken from Stanley Park beach, Vancouver Sunset pictures taken from Stanley Park beach, Vancouver Sunset pictures taken from Stanley Park beach, Vancouver
Sunset pictures taken from Stanley Park beach, Vancouver Sunset pictures taken from Stanley Park beach, Vancouver Sunset pictures taken from Stanley Park beach, Vancouver
We tried a couple of restaurants on the sea front but they all has long waiting times, so we walked up Denman rd and had dinner at a chinese restaurant called Real Restaurant the food was very good , it just took a long time to come out to us. After that we bought some delicious cream puffs from Beard Papa's and then we walked back to our Hotel.

DAY 14