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Weirdness is working

I’m walking to the train station and that area has some bus stops, but also seems to be a popular place to hang out, especially if you have no place to be. One man comments on my backpack and says I must have been everywhere, big smile on his face. He shouts something to his…

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Hello new life!

Right. Just over a week ago I came to Whistler. All I can say is. I am impressed. At first I was more overwhelmed. This mountain is huge! The amount  of staff working here is crazy. I keep looking at the ski instructor uniform on the coat rack and have to remind myself that it…

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The best nature’s got to offer

The off season makes travelling a little harder. In the morning it still wasn’t sure if my tour could actually go. Luckily they confirmed just in time. The upside of the off season is that if you can do the things you want to do, it is a lot quieter and a lot more peaceful.…

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Home of the creatives

Rainy day in Seattle? Ok, pretty common this time of year. Not necessarily the worst though. There are many things you can still do, like visiting one of the museums. The EMP museum kept me entertained for over 3 hour and I pretty much left because they were going to close. What’s so great about…

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Let me tell you about my day…

I’ve arrived in Seattle. I open the train doors and walk off. One of the train staff is yelling. He’s yelling at me! Apparently you cannot open doors yourself in America. I try to find the bus stop, but the locals send me off in the wrong direction, so I decide to keep walking. It’s…

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Surfin’ Tofino!

Today was the day. For years I’ve been listening to the Planet Smashers singing about surfing in Tofino. So now I’m finally here, I just have to try it. It was an awful day! In the morning it started pouring, so what better to do than getting wet? The moment I squeezed into my wetsuit…

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Lone Cone, but not alone

It’s like it’s trying to eat my shoes. I feel it sucking. It is definitely muddy. We were told there was a lot of mud, but what is a lot? Basically the whole flat part of the trail consisted of jumping from root to log to stone. It was hard to tell where the mud…