Vancouver, BC

Place 72 – Day 92: Vancouver, BC – Elysian Coffee & Movie Night

Kim woke up around 10:00, but Curtis fell back asleep until 12:00!

We had muffins for breakfast with turkey ham, egg and cheese.

We watched some YouTube videos and all of a sudden it was 14:30!

We got ready for the day and then went out for a coffee.

We had walked past a place not too far away called Elysian which looked nice and Curtis had it recommended to him too, so we had to try it.


Elysian Coffee | Vancouver, BC

Rating:- 6.5/10


The coffee wasn’t too bad, but the service wasn’t great, unfortunately.

We left the coffee spot after people watching for a while and Kim had to head off to an appointment.

Once Kim got back, we had a big salad for dinner and watched the film Always Be My Maybe.


Always Be My Maybe

Rating:- 7.5/10


We finished the night looking for a car to buy and just chilling out.

Something that should be fun happens tomorrow, so we’ll see you then!


This Time Last Year!


Mr & Mrs Hale

Vancouver, BC

Place 72 – Day 2: Vancouver, BC – Granville Island

Amazing Sleep

Interestingly, we chose to sleep on a double mattress on the floor as it seemed more comfortable than a sofa bed and boy, were we right!

We had a terrific night of sleep and woke up pretty fresh this morning.

We had some cereal, watched a YouTube video and then got started with the day.

We decided we would check out a place called Granville Island.

Getting To Granville Island

We walked, almost directly straight, to a ferry port which had a ferry leaving every 5 minutes to go to the island.

We jumped on the boat to the island and paid our $5.50 return before jetting off.

Our Boat

The Island

We got to the island and firstly thought how awesome it looked! Compared to the city, everything was so small and hip-looking.

We went for a wander around and first entered a market in which there were shops from local artists that have made all different things from jewellery to clothing.

We walked out of this area and into the general public market. This place had a lot of different things, including food, fruit & vegetables, meats, cheeses & coffee.

We walked around this for a while and then went outside and looked at the backstreets.

These streets didn’t have too much, but there was a blacksmith which was cool to see!

Kim got to see a couple of dogs, too. A malamute and two Australian shepherds.

The Malamute

Australian Shepherds

We grabbed a slice of pizza and a coffee and just watched the world go by.


Granville Island | Vancouver, BC


Ride Back

We took the ferry back and it had really become a beautiful day, so when we got back to the mainland we had a bit of a walk.

Waterside Walk

We walked down beside the water and just watched…

There was an odd circular piece of metal, which we took a photo through as we thought it looked cool. You can see the ships in the background.

We started walking back to the apartment and came across the aquatics centre, which we popped into just to take a look.

We got back to the apartment and relaxed a little before going out to get food.

Dinner

Using the remainder of the sauce from yesterday, we had ravioli for dinner.

After we had that, we had some mint chocolate chip ice cream.

Get Out

We watched the film ‘Get Out’ (finally!) and we quite enjoyed it, though wasn’t really what we expected.

Exciting News

In other exciting news, Kim has been accepted for her Canada work visa!

We are hoping Curtis will be accepted soon, too…but we have more traveling to do first, anyway!


This Time Last Year!


Mr & Mrs Hale