Day 1  .  11 Aug  .  11:35am
Day 1 . 11 Aug . 11:35am

Boarding @ Hong Kong International Airport

We were ready to board for Incheon to transfer to Vancouver!

 

Day 1  .  11 Aug  .  4:42pm
Day 1 . 11 Aug . 4:42pm

Transfering @ Incheon International Airport

Hello Seoul! Had a short break and some snacks before continuing our journey to Vancouver...

 

Day 1  .  11 Aug  .  4:57pm
Day 1 . 11 Aug . 4:57pm

Transfering @ Incheon International Airport

 

Day 1  .  11 Aug  .  2:14pm
Day 1 . 11 Aug . 2:14pm

Car Rental @ Richmond Enterprise

Our ride for the coming 2+ weeks... a Dodge Grand Caravan, not bad...

 

Day 1  .  11 Aug  .  5:00pm
Day 1 . 11 Aug . 5:00pm

Early Dinner @ Pho Tau Bay

We decided to have an early dinner, see papa, then have an early night rest on our first night.

Our first meal has to be the tasty Pho at Langley's best Pho Tau Bay! We had a small incident of falsely accusing Adrian of leaving behind my hoodie in the restaurant, but actually he already returned it to me and I just misplaced it... sorry Adrian!!!

 

Day 1  .  11 Aug  .  6:15pm
Day 1 . 11 Aug . 6:15pm

Papa looking fabulous @ Rosewood

 

Day 1  .  11 Aug  .  6:42pm
Day 1 . 11 Aug . 6:42pm

A squirrel stealing birds' dinner @ Rosewood

 

Day 2  .  12 Aug  .  1:08pm
Day 2 . 12 Aug . 1:08pm

Lunch @ IHOP

Another one of our fav place to eat in Langley... where else? The International House of Pancake!

 

Day 2  .  12 Aug  .  1:40pm
Day 2 . 12 Aug . 1:40pm

Lunch @ IHOP

We were copying the IHOP logo with crayons... this one is by me :)

 

Day 2  .  12 Aug  .  7:52pm
Day 2 . 12 Aug . 7:52pm

Doing groceries @ Langley Superstore

 

Day 3  .  13 Aug  .  2:18pm
Day 3 . 13 Aug . 2:18pm

@ QE Park

We had dim sum with Auntie 2 and 6 in Richmond, we then soaked ourselves in a little bit of sun at the Queen Elizabeth Park in Vancouver before headed back to Langley to see papa...

 

Day 3  .  13 Aug  .  2:20pm
Day 3 . 13 Aug . 2:20pm

@ Bloedel Conservatory

 

Day 3  .  13 Aug  .  2:38pm
Day 3 . 13 Aug . 2:38pm

@ QE Park

 

Day 3  .  13 Aug  .  3:01pm
Day 3 . 13 Aug . 3:01pm

@ QE Park

 

Day 3  .  13 Aug  .  7:35pm
Day 3 . 13 Aug . 7:35pm

Picking some fresh prunes in mom's backyard... too bad the figs weren't ripe yet...

 

Day 3  .  13 Aug  .  9:49pm
Day 3 . 13 Aug . 9:49pm

The little violinist practising for his upcoming exam... bravo!

 

Day 5  .  15 Aug  .  12:49pm
Day 5 . 15 Aug . 12:49pm

@ Lion's Bay Cafe

After a day of rest in Langley, we began our 3 days trip to Whistler! After an hour drive from Langley, we had a stopover & lunch at this cafe in Lion's Bay along the beautiful Sea-to-Sky Highway.

 

Day 5  .  15 Aug  .  1:50pm
Day 5 . 15 Aug . 1:50pm

@ Shannon Falls

Our 2nd stop on the Sea-2-Sky Highway to see the popular Shannon Falls.

 

Day 5  .  15 Aug  .  2:04pm
Day 5 . 15 Aug . 2:04pm

@ Shannon Falls

 

Day 5  .  15 Aug  .  2:05pm
Day 5 . 15 Aug . 2:05pm

@ Shannon Falls

 

Day 5  .  15 Aug  .  2:10pm
Day 5 . 15 Aug . 2:10pm

@ Shannon Falls

 

Day 5  .  15 Aug  .  2:15pm
Day 5 . 15 Aug . 2:15pm

@ Shannon Falls

 

Day 5  .  15 Aug  .  2:17pm
Day 5 . 15 Aug . 2:17pm

@ Shannon Falls

 

Day 5  .  15 Aug  .  2:25pm
Day 5 . 15 Aug . 2:25pm

@ Shannon Falls

 

Day 5  .  15 Aug  .  2:27pm
Day 5 . 15 Aug . 2:27pm

@ Shannon Falls

We got a picnic table and had some light snacks before continuing our journey to Whistler.

 

Day 5  .  15 Aug  .  2:52pm
Day 5 . 15 Aug . 2:52pm

@ Shannon Falls

 

Day 5  .  15 Aug  .  2:55pm
Day 5 . 15 Aug . 2:55pm

@ Shannon Falls

 

Day 5  .  15 Aug  .  3:25pm
Day 5 . 15 Aug . 3:25pm

@ Sea-to-Sky Highway

 

Day 5  .  15 Aug  .  4:45pm
Day 5 . 15 Aug . 4:45pm

@ Paul's Airbnb - Whistler Glacier's Reach

at HK$2475.00 per night, it accommodates our party of 7, with 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, a fully equipped kitchen, and just 10mins walk to the village... not bad...

 

Day 5  .  15 Aug  .  4:48pm
Day 5 . 15 Aug . 4:48pm

@ Paul's Airbnb - Whistler Glacier's Reach

We couldn't wait to begin exploring the Whistler Village!

 

Day 5  .  15 Aug  .  5:55pm
Day 5 . 15 Aug . 5:55pm

@ Fitzsimmons Creek

Making our way to the Upper Village...

 

Day 5  .  15 Aug  .  5:59pm
Day 5 . 15 Aug . 5:59pm

@ Upper Village

 

Day 5  .  15 Aug  .  6:07pm
Day 5 . 15 Aug . 6:07pm

@ Upper Village

The brave Adrian had a go on the mini bungie!

 

Day 5  .  15 Aug  .  6:08pm
Day 5 . 15 Aug . 6:08pm

@ Upper Village

Up up and away!!!

 

Day 5  .  15 Aug  .  6:09pm
Day 5 . 15 Aug . 6:09pm

@ Upper Village

Nathan was too scared to try the bungie, but he did cheer for his brother all along!!!

 

Day 5  .  15 Aug  .  6:10pm
Day 5 . 15 Aug . 6:10pm

@ Upper Village

Look at him! He is having so much fun!

 

Day 5  .  15 Aug  .  6:21pm
Day 5 . 15 Aug . 6:21pm

@ Upper Village

Next game... Water Balloon Fight!!!!

 

Day 5  .  15 Aug  .  6:22pm
Day 5 . 15 Aug . 6:22pm

@ Upper Village

Nathan needed some help with the balloon launcher.

 

Day 5  .  15 Aug  .  6:28pm
Day 5 . 15 Aug . 6:28pm

@ Upper Village

I got wet too! I later found out it was one of the staffs who chucked a balloon right in my face!!!! LOL~

 

Day 5  .  15 Aug  .  6:48pm
Day 5 . 15 Aug . 6:48pm

@ Whistler Fire Department

The sun was finally setting... we headed back to the Whistler Village to buy food for tonight's BBQ!

 

Day 5  .  15 Aug  .  7:28pm
Day 5 . 15 Aug . 7:28pm

@ Whistler IGA

Lots of fresh produce!

 

Day 5  .  15 Aug  .  8:43pm
Day 5 . 15 Aug . 8:43pm

@ Paul's Airbnb - Whistler Glacier's Reach

Smell the BBQ! Andrew was our cook for the night!

 

Day 5  .  15 Aug  .  8:50pm
Day 5 . 15 Aug . 8:50pm

@ Paul's Airbnb - Whistler Glacier's Reach

Yummy BBQ with lettuce and mint... Rio 2016 Olympic Games on telly... what a night!

 

Day 6  .  16 Aug  .  11:22am
Day 6 . 16 Aug . 11:22am

@ Whistler Village

 

Day 6  .  16 Aug  .  11:42am
Day 6 . 16 Aug . 11:42am

@ Whistler Village

Our pass to the mountains!

 

Day 6  .  16 Aug  .  11:43am
Day 6 . 16 Aug . 11:43am

@ Whistler Village Gondola

Our first cable car ride was the Whistler Village Gondola up to the Roundhouse Lodge in Whistler Mountain. Can you see the excitement on Adrian's face?

 

Day 6  .  16 Aug  .  11:44am
Day 6 . 16 Aug . 11:44am

@ Whistler Village Gondola

 

Day 6  .  16 Aug  .  11:51am
Day 6 . 16 Aug . 11:51am

@ Whistler Village Gondola

Beautiful day!

 

Day 6  .  16 Aug  .  12:00pm
Day 6 . 16 Aug . 12:00pm

@ Whistler Village Gondola

 

Day 6  .  16 Aug  .  12:00pm
Day 6 . 16 Aug . 12:00pm

@ Whistler Village Gondola

 

Day 6  .  16 Aug  .  12:11pm
Day 6 . 16 Aug . 12:11pm

@ Roundhouse Lodge

Perfect shot during the Rio Games :)

 

Day 6  .  16 Aug  .  12:21pm
Day 6 . 16 Aug . 12:21pm

@ Roundhouse Lodge

We headed up a slope to get up close to the summer snow!

 

Day 6  .  16 Aug  .  12:26pm
Day 6 . 16 Aug . 12:26pm

@ Roundhouse Lodge

It was steep and slippery! Careful!

 

Day 6  .  16 Aug  .  12:32pm
Day 6 . 16 Aug . 12:32pm

@ Roundhouse Lodge

Adrian and Nathan's first encounter of snow!

 

Day 6  .  16 Aug  .  12:35pm
Day 6 . 16 Aug . 12:35pm

@ Roundhouse Lodge

A stunning backdrop for a beautiful and fun family photo!

 

Day 6  .  16 Aug  .  12:41pm
Day 6 . 16 Aug . 12:41pm

@ Peak 2 Peak Gondola

The Peak 2 Peak Gondola then took us from Whistler Mountain directly to Blackcomb Mountain!

 

Day 6  .  16 Aug  .  12:43pm
Day 6 . 16 Aug . 12:43pm

@ Peak 2 Peak Gondola

The Peak 2 Peak Gondola was the ride we most looked forward to! It is the World's longest free span between ropeway towers @ 3.03 kilometres and highest point above ground @ 436 metres!

Note:  Hong Kong IFC is only 416m tall

 

Day 6  .  16 Aug  .  12:49pm
Day 6 . 16 Aug . 12:49pm

@ Peak 2 Peak Gondola

 

Day 6  .  16 Aug  .  12:54pm
Day 6 . 16 Aug . 12:54pm

@ Peak 2 Peak Gondola

The ride took about 15mins... too bad we didn't have time to ride again... 

 

Day 6  .  16 Aug  .  1:40pm
Day 6 . 16 Aug . 1:40pm

@ Rendezvous Lodge

A helicopter tour tookoff...

 

Day 6  .  16 Aug  .  1:58pm
Day 6 . 16 Aug . 1:58pm

@ Alpine Walk

After a quick sandwich lunch at the Rendezvous Lodge, we began our beautiful 3-hours hike!!!

 

Day 6  .  16 Aug  .  2:08pm
Day 6 . 16 Aug . 2:08pm

@ Alpine Walk

In the background is the Whistler Mountain and its ski runs.

 

Day 6  .  16 Aug  .  2:21pm
Day 6 . 16 Aug . 2:21pm

@ Alpine Walk

Below our feet is the Blackcomb Mountain. Its trails are easier than the ones on the Whistler Mountain...

 

Day 6  .  16 Aug  .  2:32pm
Day 6 . 16 Aug . 2:32pm

@ Alpine Walk

Stunning view...

 

Day 6  .  16 Aug  .  2:37pm
Day 6 . 16 Aug . 2:37pm

@ Overlord Trail

Long time no hike for mom... but still a piece of cake for the veteran!

 

Day 6  .  16 Aug  .  2:37pm
Day 6 . 16 Aug . 2:37pm

@ Overlord Trail

Sun protection...

 

Day 6  .  16 Aug  .  2:37pm
Day 6 . 16 Aug . 2:37pm

@ Overlord Trail

The kids were scared of flying bugs and bees... and there were lots of them in the mountains...

 

Day 6  .  16 Aug  .  2:38pm
Day 6 . 16 Aug . 2:38pm

@ Overlord Trail

 

Day 6  .  16 Aug  .  2:40pm
Day 6 . 16 Aug . 2:40pm

@ Overlord Trail

The map showed where we were with the "YOU ARE HERE" marker... we then took a left for the Lakeside Loop towards our goal - the Blackcomb Lake!

 

Day 6  .  16 Aug  .  2:58pm
Day 6 . 16 Aug . 2:58pm

@ Lakeside Loop

 

Day 6  .  16 Aug  .  3:06pm
Day 6 . 16 Aug . 3:06pm

@ Lakeside Loop

 

Day 6  .  16 Aug  .  3:08pm
Day 6 . 16 Aug . 3:08pm

@ Lakeside Loop

 

Day 6  .  16 Aug  .  3:15pm
Day 6 . 16 Aug . 3:15pm

@ Blackcomb Lake

After 1 hour 20 mins, we made it to the Blackcomb Lake!

 

Day 6  .  16 Aug  .  3:16pm
Day 6 . 16 Aug . 3:16pm

@ Blackcomb Lake

 

Day 6  .  16 Aug  .  3:30pm
Day 6 . 16 Aug . 3:30pm

@ Blackcomb Lake

Nathan loves snow!

 

Day 6  .  16 Aug  .  3:40pm
Day 6 . 16 Aug . 3:40pm

@ Blackcomb Lake

One more group shot before making our way back to Rendezvous Lodge.

 

Day 6  .  16 Aug  .  4:41pm
Day 6 . 16 Aug . 4:41pm

@ Alpine Walk

We finished the hike in 2 hours 40 mins... what an experience!

 

Day 6  .  16 Aug  .  4:48pm
Day 6 . 16 Aug . 4:48pm

@ Alpine Walk

You can borrow / return hiking sticks here...

 

Day 6  .  16 Aug  .  5:16pm
Day 6 . 16 Aug . 5:16pm

@ Solar Coaster Express Chair Lift

Heading down the Blackcomb Mountain on an open chair lift...

 

Day 6  .  16 Aug  .  5:24pm
Day 6 . 16 Aug . 5:24pm

@ Wizard Express Chair Lift

The 2nd leg of our downhill journey is also an open chair lift...

 

Day 6  .  16 Aug  .  6:33pm
Day 6 . 16 Aug . 6:33pm

@ Brew House Restaurant

Agnes', Christina's and my favourite Sangria!

 

Day 6  .  16 Aug  .  6:46pm
Day 6 . 16 Aug . 6:46pm

@ Brew House Restaurant

A nice dinner...

 

Day 7  .  17 Aug  .  3:11pm
Day 7 . 17 Aug . 3:11pm

@ Lost Lake

After breakfast, we checked out of our Airbnb, parked the car in the public parking lot, had KFC lunch in the village, then took a short hike to the Lost Lake (Christina read about it from a booklet during breakfast).

The lake is absolutely gorgeous! Adrian and I swam out to the wooden floating platform shown in the photo!

 

Day 7  .  17 Aug  .  3:20pm
Day 7 . 17 Aug . 3:20pm

@ Lost Lake

 

Day 7  .  17 Aug  .  5:14pm
Day 7 . 17 Aug . 5:14pm

@ Porteau Cove Provincial Park

We picked a different stopover point along the Sea-2-Sky Highway...

 

Day 7  .  17 Aug  .  5:15pm
Day 7 . 17 Aug . 5:15pm

@ Porteau Cove Provincial Park

 

Day 7  .  17 Aug  .  5:15pm
Day 7 . 17 Aug . 5:15pm

@ Porteau Cove Provincial Park

 

Day 7  .  17 Aug  .  5:19pm
Day 7 . 17 Aug . 5:19pm

@ Porteau Cove Provincial Park

 

Day 7  .  17 Aug  .  5:24pm
Day 7 . 17 Aug . 5:24pm

@ Porteau Cove Provincial Park

 

Day 7  .  17 Aug  .  5:25pm
Day 7 . 17 Aug . 5:25pm

@ Porteau Cove Provincial Park

 

Day 7  .  17 Aug  .  6:35pm
Day 7 . 17 Aug . 6:35pm

@ Golden Lake Seafood Restaurant

Traffic jam in North Vancouver brought us to this random Chinese restaurant in Vancouver near Playland Amusement Park... the food was pretty good and reasonably priced! We said we will return one more time to try the special promotion Lobster Set Dinner.

 

Day 9  .  19 Aug  .  10:52am
Day 9 . 19 Aug . 10:52am

@ Rosewood

A family photo before Christina's flight home at 2:20pm.

 

Day 11  .  21 Aug  .  2:20pm
Day 11 . 21 Aug . 2:20pm

@ Five Corners Vietnamese Restaurant, White Rock

 

Day 11  .  21 Aug  .  3:28pm
Day 11 . 21 Aug . 3:28pm

@ White Rock

 

Day 11  .  21 Aug  .  3:29pm
Day 11 . 21 Aug . 3:29pm

@ White Rock

Buddies for life!

 

Day 11  .  21 Aug  .  3:32pm
Day 11 . 21 Aug . 3:32pm

@ White Rock

 

Day 11  .  21 Aug  .  3:36pm
Day 11 . 21 Aug . 3:36pm

@ White Rock

 

Day 11  .  21 Aug  .  4:02pm
Day 11 . 21 Aug . 4:02pm

@ White Rock

Buddies for life!

 

Day 12  .  22 Aug  .  8:07pm
Day 12 . 22 Aug . 8:07pm

@ Golden Lake Seafood Restaurant

Yes we did return to try the Lobster Set Dinner! Overall good... could do with a larger lobster though...

 

Day 13  .  23 Aug  .  7:41pm
Day 13 . 23 Aug . 7:41pm

@ Rosewood

Our last evening of the trip...

 

Day 14  .  24 Aug  .  2:40pm
Day 14 . 24 Aug . 2:40pm

@ YVR

Said goodbye to mama & papa... returned the rental car... had a quick bite at A&W... time to board our flight... goodbye Beautiful British Columbia!

 

Day 14  .  24 Aug  .  2:50pm
Day 14 . 24 Aug . 2:50pm

@ Korean Air KE072

The flight was mostly empty!!!!! I had the entire middle 4 seats to myself! Heaven!

@ Incheon, Agnes & Co. stayed in Seoul for 4 days, while I continued my journey back to Hong Kong... I nearly forgot my hand lugguage at the Incheon airport... scary!

 

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Day 1 . 11 Aug . 11:35am

Boarding @ Hong Kong International Airport

We were ready to board for Incheon to transfer to Vancouver!

 

Day 1 . 11 Aug . 4:42pm

Transfering @ Incheon International Airport

Hello Seoul! Had a short break and some snacks before continuing our journey to Vancouver...

 

Day 1 . 11 Aug . 4:57pm

Transfering @ Incheon International Airport

 

Day 1 . 11 Aug . 2:14pm

Car Rental @ Richmond Enterprise

Our ride for the coming 2+ weeks... a Dodge Grand Caravan, not bad...

 

Day 1 . 11 Aug . 5:00pm

Early Dinner @ Pho Tau Bay

We decided to have an early dinner, see papa, then have an early night rest on our first night.

Our first meal has to be the tasty Pho at Langley's best Pho Tau Bay! We had a small incident of falsely accusing Adrian of leaving behind my hoodie in the restaurant, but actually he already returned it to me and I just misplaced it... sorry Adrian!!!

 

Day 1 . 11 Aug . 6:15pm

Papa looking fabulous @ Rosewood

 

Day 1 . 11 Aug . 6:42pm

A squirrel stealing birds' dinner @ Rosewood

 

Day 2 . 12 Aug . 1:08pm

Lunch @ IHOP

Another one of our fav place to eat in Langley... where else? The International House of Pancake!

 

Day 2 . 12 Aug . 1:40pm

Lunch @ IHOP

We were copying the IHOP logo with crayons... this one is by me :)

 

Day 2 . 12 Aug . 7:52pm

Doing groceries @ Langley Superstore

 

Day 3 . 13 Aug . 2:18pm

@ QE Park

We had dim sum with Auntie 2 and 6 in Richmond, we then soaked ourselves in a little bit of sun at the Queen Elizabeth Park in Vancouver before headed back to Langley to see papa...

 

Day 3 . 13 Aug . 2:20pm

@ Bloedel Conservatory

 

Day 3 . 13 Aug . 2:38pm

@ QE Park

 

Day 3 . 13 Aug . 3:01pm

@ QE Park

 

Day 3 . 13 Aug . 7:35pm

Picking some fresh prunes in mom's backyard... too bad the figs weren't ripe yet...

 

Day 3 . 13 Aug . 9:49pm

The little violinist practising for his upcoming exam... bravo!

 

Day 5 . 15 Aug . 12:49pm

@ Lion's Bay Cafe

After a day of rest in Langley, we began our 3 days trip to Whistler! After an hour drive from Langley, we had a stopover & lunch at this cafe in Lion's Bay along the beautiful Sea-to-Sky Highway.

 

Day 5 . 15 Aug . 1:50pm

@ Shannon Falls

Our 2nd stop on the Sea-2-Sky Highway to see the popular Shannon Falls.

 

Day 5 . 15 Aug . 2:04pm

@ Shannon Falls

 

Day 5 . 15 Aug . 2:05pm

@ Shannon Falls

 

Day 5 . 15 Aug . 2:10pm

@ Shannon Falls

 

Day 5 . 15 Aug . 2:15pm

@ Shannon Falls

 

Day 5 . 15 Aug . 2:17pm

@ Shannon Falls

 

Day 5 . 15 Aug . 2:25pm

@ Shannon Falls

 

Day 5 . 15 Aug . 2:27pm

@ Shannon Falls

We got a picnic table and had some light snacks before continuing our journey to Whistler.

 

Day 5 . 15 Aug . 2:52pm

@ Shannon Falls

 

Day 5 . 15 Aug . 2:55pm

@ Shannon Falls

 

Day 5 . 15 Aug . 3:25pm

@ Sea-to-Sky Highway

 

Day 5 . 15 Aug . 4:45pm

@ Paul's Airbnb - Whistler Glacier's Reach

at HK$2475.00 per night, it accommodates our party of 7, with 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, a fully equipped kitchen, and just 10mins walk to the village... not bad...

 

Day 5 . 15 Aug . 4:48pm

@ Paul's Airbnb - Whistler Glacier's Reach

We couldn't wait to begin exploring the Whistler Village!

 

Day 5 . 15 Aug . 5:55pm

@ Fitzsimmons Creek

Making our way to the Upper Village...

 

Day 5 . 15 Aug . 5:59pm

@ Upper Village

 

Day 5 . 15 Aug . 6:07pm

@ Upper Village

The brave Adrian had a go on the mini bungie!

 

Day 5 . 15 Aug . 6:08pm

@ Upper Village

Up up and away!!!

 

Day 5 . 15 Aug . 6:09pm

@ Upper Village

Nathan was too scared to try the bungie, but he did cheer for his brother all along!!!

 

Day 5 . 15 Aug . 6:10pm

@ Upper Village

Look at him! He is having so much fun!

 

Day 5 . 15 Aug . 6:21pm

@ Upper Village

Next game... Water Balloon Fight!!!!

 

Day 5 . 15 Aug . 6:22pm

@ Upper Village

Nathan needed some help with the balloon launcher.

 

Day 5 . 15 Aug . 6:28pm

@ Upper Village

I got wet too! I later found out it was one of the staffs who chucked a balloon right in my face!!!! LOL~

 

Day 5 . 15 Aug . 6:48pm

@ Whistler Fire Department

The sun was finally setting... we headed back to the Whistler Village to buy food for tonight's BBQ!

 

Day 5 . 15 Aug . 7:28pm

@ Whistler IGA

Lots of fresh produce!

 

Day 5 . 15 Aug . 8:43pm

@ Paul's Airbnb - Whistler Glacier's Reach

Smell the BBQ! Andrew was our cook for the night!

 

Day 5 . 15 Aug . 8:50pm

@ Paul's Airbnb - Whistler Glacier's Reach

Yummy BBQ with lettuce and mint... Rio 2016 Olympic Games on telly... what a night!

 

Day 6 . 16 Aug . 11:22am

@ Whistler Village

 

Day 6 . 16 Aug . 11:42am

@ Whistler Village

Our pass to the mountains!

 

Day 6 . 16 Aug . 11:43am

@ Whistler Village Gondola

Our first cable car ride was the Whistler Village Gondola up to the Roundhouse Lodge in Whistler Mountain. Can you see the excitement on Adrian's face?

 

Day 6 . 16 Aug . 11:44am

@ Whistler Village Gondola

 

Day 6 . 16 Aug . 11:51am

@ Whistler Village Gondola

Beautiful day!

 

Day 6 . 16 Aug . 12:00pm

@ Whistler Village Gondola

 

Day 6 . 16 Aug . 12:00pm

@ Whistler Village Gondola

 

Day 6 . 16 Aug . 12:11pm

@ Roundhouse Lodge

Perfect shot during the Rio Games :)

 

Day 6 . 16 Aug . 12:21pm

@ Roundhouse Lodge

We headed up a slope to get up close to the summer snow!

 

Day 6 . 16 Aug . 12:26pm

@ Roundhouse Lodge

It was steep and slippery! Careful!

 

Day 6 . 16 Aug . 12:32pm

@ Roundhouse Lodge

Adrian and Nathan's first encounter of snow!

 

Day 6 . 16 Aug . 12:35pm

@ Roundhouse Lodge

A stunning backdrop for a beautiful and fun family photo!

 

Day 6 . 16 Aug . 12:41pm

@ Peak 2 Peak Gondola

The Peak 2 Peak Gondola then took us from Whistler Mountain directly to Blackcomb Mountain!

 

Day 6 . 16 Aug . 12:43pm

@ Peak 2 Peak Gondola

The Peak 2 Peak Gondola was the ride we most looked forward to! It is the World's longest free span between ropeway towers @ 3.03 kilometres and highest point above ground @ 436 metres!

Note:  Hong Kong IFC is only 416m tall

 

Day 6 . 16 Aug . 12:49pm

@ Peak 2 Peak Gondola

 

Day 6 . 16 Aug . 12:54pm

@ Peak 2 Peak Gondola

The ride took about 15mins... too bad we didn't have time to ride again... 

 

Day 6 . 16 Aug . 1:40pm

@ Rendezvous Lodge

A helicopter tour tookoff...

 

Day 6 . 16 Aug . 1:58pm

@ Alpine Walk

After a quick sandwich lunch at the Rendezvous Lodge, we began our beautiful 3-hours hike!!!

 

Day 6 . 16 Aug . 2:08pm

@ Alpine Walk

In the background is the Whistler Mountain and its ski runs.

 

Day 6 . 16 Aug . 2:21pm

@ Alpine Walk

Below our feet is the Blackcomb Mountain. Its trails are easier than the ones on the Whistler Mountain...

 

Day 6 . 16 Aug . 2:32pm

@ Alpine Walk

Stunning view...

 

Day 6 . 16 Aug . 2:37pm

@ Overlord Trail

Long time no hike for mom... but still a piece of cake for the veteran!

 

Day 6 . 16 Aug . 2:37pm

@ Overlord Trail

Sun protection...

 

Day 6 . 16 Aug . 2:37pm

@ Overlord Trail

The kids were scared of flying bugs and bees... and there were lots of them in the mountains...

 

Day 6 . 16 Aug . 2:38pm

@ Overlord Trail

 

Day 6 . 16 Aug . 2:40pm

@ Overlord Trail

The map showed where we were with the "YOU ARE HERE" marker... we then took a left for the Lakeside Loop towards our goal - the Blackcomb Lake!

 

Day 6 . 16 Aug . 2:58pm

@ Lakeside Loop

 

Day 6 . 16 Aug . 3:06pm

@ Lakeside Loop

 

Day 6 . 16 Aug . 3:08pm

@ Lakeside Loop

 

Day 6 . 16 Aug . 3:15pm

@ Blackcomb Lake

After 1 hour 20 mins, we made it to the Blackcomb Lake!

 

Day 6 . 16 Aug . 3:16pm

@ Blackcomb Lake

 

Day 6 . 16 Aug . 3:30pm

@ Blackcomb Lake

Nathan loves snow!

 

Day 6 . 16 Aug . 3:40pm

@ Blackcomb Lake

One more group shot before making our way back to Rendezvous Lodge.

 

Day 6 . 16 Aug . 4:41pm

@ Alpine Walk

We finished the hike in 2 hours 40 mins... what an experience!

 

Day 6 . 16 Aug . 4:48pm

@ Alpine Walk

You can borrow / return hiking sticks here...

 

Day 6 . 16 Aug . 5:16pm

@ Solar Coaster Express Chair Lift

Heading down the Blackcomb Mountain on an open chair lift...

 

Day 6 . 16 Aug . 5:24pm

@ Wizard Express Chair Lift

The 2nd leg of our downhill journey is also an open chair lift...

 

Day 6 . 16 Aug . 6:33pm

@ Brew House Restaurant

Agnes', Christina's and my favourite Sangria!

 

Day 6 . 16 Aug . 6:46pm

@ Brew House Restaurant

A nice dinner...

 

Day 7 . 17 Aug . 3:11pm

@ Lost Lake

After breakfast, we checked out of our Airbnb, parked the car in the public parking lot, had KFC lunch in the village, then took a short hike to the Lost Lake (Christina read about it from a booklet during breakfast).

The lake is absolutely gorgeous! Adrian and I swam out to the wooden floating platform shown in the photo!

 

Day 7 . 17 Aug . 3:20pm

@ Lost Lake

 

Day 7 . 17 Aug . 5:14pm

@ Porteau Cove Provincial Park

We picked a different stopover point along the Sea-2-Sky Highway...

 

Day 7 . 17 Aug . 5:15pm

@ Porteau Cove Provincial Park

 

Day 7 . 17 Aug . 5:15pm

@ Porteau Cove Provincial Park

 

Day 7 . 17 Aug . 5:19pm

@ Porteau Cove Provincial Park

 

Day 7 . 17 Aug . 5:24pm

@ Porteau Cove Provincial Park

 

Day 7 . 17 Aug . 5:25pm

@ Porteau Cove Provincial Park

 

Day 7 . 17 Aug . 6:35pm

@ Golden Lake Seafood Restaurant

Traffic jam in North Vancouver brought us to this random Chinese restaurant in Vancouver near Playland Amusement Park... the food was pretty good and reasonably priced! We said we will return one more time to try the special promotion Lobster Set Dinner.

 

Day 9 . 19 Aug . 10:52am

@ Rosewood

A family photo before Christina's flight home at 2:20pm.

 

Day 11 . 21 Aug . 2:20pm

@ Five Corners Vietnamese Restaurant, White Rock

 

Day 11 . 21 Aug . 3:28pm

@ White Rock

 

Day 11 . 21 Aug . 3:29pm

@ White Rock

Buddies for life!

 

Day 11 . 21 Aug . 3:32pm

@ White Rock

 

Day 11 . 21 Aug . 3:36pm

@ White Rock

 

Day 11 . 21 Aug . 4:02pm

@ White Rock

Buddies for life!

 

Day 12 . 22 Aug . 8:07pm

@ Golden Lake Seafood Restaurant

Yes we did return to try the Lobster Set Dinner! Overall good... could do with a larger lobster though...

 

Day 13 . 23 Aug . 7:41pm

@ Rosewood

Our last evening of the trip...

 

Day 14 . 24 Aug . 2:40pm

@ YVR

Said goodbye to mama & papa... returned the rental car... had a quick bite at A&W... time to board our flight... goodbye Beautiful British Columbia!

 

Day 14 . 24 Aug . 2:50pm

@ Korean Air KE072

The flight was mostly empty!!!!! I had the entire middle 4 seats to myself! Heaven!

@ Incheon, Agnes & Co. stayed in Seoul for 4 days, while I continued my journey back to Hong Kong... I nearly forgot my hand lugguage at the Incheon airport... scary!

 

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